Archive for November, 2014

Topical Guide to Concussion Inc.’s Coverage of USA Swimming Sex Abuse Scandals

Published November 29th, 2014, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   Tim Joyce and I are grateful to Outside magazine and executive editor Alex Heard, whose online interview with us on federal investigations of USA Swimming coach sexual abuse yesterday drove the highest single-day traffic in the history of Concussion Inc. For the thousands of new readers of this site who would […]

‘Should USA Swimming Go Down?’ – Outside Magazine Interviews Muchnick & Joyce on Federal Investigations of the Sex Abuse Scandals

Published November 25th, 2014, Uncategorized

  A conversation with Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce, journalists who have spent years documenting the horrible story of sexually abusive swim coaches—and dogging a national governing body that they think is beyond repair By: ALEX HEARD   “If anybody ever sets up a blogger Hall of Fame, Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce should be picked for […]

Defrocked USA Swimming Olympic Head Coach Mark Schubert Settles Abuse Whistleblower Lawsuit; Case Revealed Schubert’s Spying on Rival Coach

Published November 24th, 2014, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce   Former USA Swimming national team coach Mark Schubert has settled the wrongful termination lawsuit by his former assistant at the Golden West Swim Club in California, Dia Rianda. The case, which was filed in 2012, was scheduled to go to trial today. A search of Orange County Superior […]

Concussion Inc.’s Lawsuit Against Fort Lauderdale For Withheld Alex Pussieldi Public Documents Concludes With City’s $5,000 Payment to Muchnick’s Attorneys in Miami

Published November 21st, 2014, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick    The City of Fort Lauderdale has agreed to reimburse a Miami law firm $5,000 in fees and costs for its work on my behalf in the Florida public records law litigation over city documents pertaining to the misconduct of swimming coach Alex Pussieldi. Last month a Broward County judge ordered Fort […]

Senator Feinstein Signals Interest in Congressman Miller’s USA Swimming Sex Abuse Investigations

Published November 20th, 2014, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce   In the first known public statement on the matter by one of the 20 women in the United States Senate, California’s Dianne Feinstein yesterday told Concussion Inc. that she has an active interest in the federal investigations of USA Swimming sexual abuse that were initiated by Congressman George […]