Archive for July, 2013

Teammate of Alleged Victim in February 2012 North Baltimore Aquatic Club Incident Confronted Coach Over Continued Harassment — Coach Threatened to Throw Him Off Team

Published July 31st, 2013, Uncategorized

This is adapted from a post originally published here on January 15. I took that post down in order to delete language inconsistent with the recent settlement of the Doe v. Muchnick lawsuit. The full text of the consent order is again reproduced at the bottom of this post. The disputed February 2012 incident, which […]

Allentown Morning Call Needs to Break Its Embargo on Calling Out Detective Gerry Procanyn in the Jimmy Snuka Homicide Investigation

Published July 31st, 2013, Uncategorized

JUSTICE DENIED: The Untold Story of Nancy Argentino’s Death in Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka’s Motel Room includes never-before-published photos and documents. It can be purchased for $2.99 at http://amzn.com/B00CPTP6VM. Readers without Amazon Kindle-compatible devices can get a PDF file copy by sending $2.99, via PayPal, to nancyargentino@gmail.com. All proceeds benefit the My Sister’s Place women’s shelter and resource center […]

These Scandals at the North Baltimore Aquatic Club and USA Swimming Call for Further Reporting by City Paper

Published July 31st, 2013, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   As I said in yesterday’s post, Baltimore’s City Paper published a rather pointless, painting-by-numbers story on the Doe v. Muchnick lawsuit settlement. Moving forward, here are some topics from Concussion Inc. on which the “alternative” City Paper and its Van Smith might consider shining some light in the Charm City — […]

Baltimore’s ‘Alternative’ City Paper Sticks to the Local Script in Coverage of ‘Doe v. Muchnick’ Settlement

Published July 30th, 2013, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   The Baltimore City Paper, an alternative weekly published on Wednesdays, has a story in this week’s issue on the settlement of the “John Doe” lawsuit against Concussion Inc. The piece is also online now at http://citypaper.com/news/treacherous-waters-1.1528262. At the bottom of this post, I again publish the full text of the consent […]

USOC’s Too-Little Too-Late ‘SafeSport Working Group’ Must Not Proceed in a Vaccum

Published July 30th, 2013, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   As noted earlier today, the flagship of the Gannett newspaper chain today has a hot-air balloon from the U.S. Olympic Committee’s Scott Blackmun on the possibility of a new outside agency to handle cases of sexual abuse of athletes by coaches. But as usual, some key elements are missing in the […]