Michael A. Brown just can’t catch a break. The At-Large Independent member of the D.C. Council has to deal with D.C. Shadow Sen. Michael D. Brown running in the Democratic primary for a council seat, confusing voters in the process. Brown has also been slammed for his poor attendance record as an alternate member of the Metro Board of Directors.

And now, as Washington City Paper‘s Dave McKenna reports in this week’s issue, Brown’s high school athletic record has come into question. What started as a simple question—was Brown an All-Met high school basketball player?—unearthed layers of confusion, misinformation, and additional Michael Browns!

Confused? Let McKenna explain.