Monthly Archives: January 2013
Aaron Swartz’s suicide on January 11th has sparked great national debate about the power of federal prosecutors, the concept of prosecutorial overreach – and the role that prosecutors, particularly federal prosecutors, can play in literally destroying lives. And while the nation continues to mourn the loss of this 26 year old Internet activist and computer […]
The chance to rub elbows with a sports superstar is always an opportunity to savor. I was privileged to meet with former New York Giants running back Tiki Barber for a lunch at a Manhattan restaurant last week, courtesy of an invitation from my friend Regina Vetere of the CBS Coverage Group. Barber retired from […]
Addressing the Real Steroid Hypocrisy: In a Nation of Performance Enhancers, What’s Fair Outside of Professional Sports?
Steroids in professional sports have been in the news more than ever these days – from last week’s announcement that the Baseball Hall of Fame would not be electing anyone this year (presumably due to “steroid fallout”) to tonight’s highly anticipated (and much talked-about) Oprah interview with Lance Armstrong. Yes, steroid use by professional athletes […]