July

July 29, 2017

Irish Supreme Court Chief Justice Susan Denham — Sister of George Gibney’s Lawyer in Case That Dropped Charges Against Him — Is Stepping Down

by Irvin Muchnick   Unlike in the United States, where Supreme Court justices serve lifetime terms, Ireland’s are termed out. Irish Chief Justice Susan Denham is […]
July 23, 2017

Solly Fulp — UC Berkeley’s Inside and Outside Corporate Sponsorship Maven: Complete Links

On Friday we reported that one-time University of California-Berkeley deputy athletic director, then director of corporate partnerships, Solly Fulp, has departed for an executive position with […]
July 21, 2017

Controversial UC Berkeley Administrator, at Center of Ted Agu Football Death Cover-Up, Goes Through Revolving Door to Join the Learfield University Marketing Firm

by Irvin Muchnick   A former University of California-Berkeley deputy athletic director who was a central figure in the cover-ups surrounding the 2014 death of football […]
July 20, 2017

USA Gymnastics Adds Another Self-Styled Watchdog

“Child advocate, former prosecutor join USA Gymnastics in move to better protect athletes,” http://www.indystar.com/story/news/2017/07/19/child-advocate-former-prosecutor-join-usa-gymnastics-move-better-protect-athletes/491507001/ Here’s a better idea: In lieu of the U.S. Olympic Committee’s ongoing […]
July 16, 2017

Flashback: 1995 Witness-Tampering Investigation of the Company of Trump’s Small Business Administration Chief

Text of New York Post on 1995 Witness-Tampering Investigation of McMahons’ Lawyer’s Husband Published April 15th, 2010 Below is the text of the November 22, 1995, New […]
July 15, 2017

Flashback: When Trump Small Business Administration Chief Linda McMahon’s Husband Vince Stole Frank Deford’s Shoes

When Linda McMahon’s Husband Stole Frank Deford’s Shoes (Part 1 of 3) Published January 18th, 2010 On Sunday’s Face the State, Linda McMahon touted her experience “in […]
July 15, 2017

Flashback: Trump Crony Vince McMahon Says, ‘See Ya Later, Congress.’

Muchnick Flashback: ‘See Ya Later, Congress …’ Published March 1st, 2010 [originally published at SLAM! Wrestling on January 5, 2009, under the headline, “See ya later, […]
July 15, 2017

Flashback: Donald Trump, James Comey, Vince McMahon — And the Meaning of ‘I Am Not Under Investigation’

Donald Trump, James Comey, Vince McMahon — And the Meaning of ‘I Am Not Under Investigation’ Published June 7th, 2017 by Irvin Muchnick   A little-noticed […]
July 11, 2017

George Gibney FOIA Case, ‘Muchnick v. Department of Homeland Security,’ Remains in Federal Mediation

In response to readers who have asked about the status of the federal government’s appeal of U.S. District Court Judge Charles R. Breyer’s ruling in our […]