Irv's Blog

October 30, 2020

When Trump Toady Linda McMahon Hired a Child Molester at WWE — Read All About It at Business Insider

by Irvin Muchnick David Bixenspan, the indefatigible pro wrestling historian and investigator, has published an important and widely anticipated retrospective on the 1990s ring boy sexual […]
October 24, 2020

Judge’s Final Order on Prevailing Party in ‘Muchnick v. UC Board of Regents’ Sets Up Conclusion of California Public Records Act Case in 2014 Ted Agu Football Conditioning Death Cover-Up

PREVIOUSLY: “Here’s What We Learned Additionally About UC Berkeley’s Ted Agu Football Death Cover-Up As a Consequence of Our Successful Public Records Act Case,” September 11, […]
October 21, 2020

‘Where Is George Gibney?’ Podcast Delivers a Substance-Free Climax

PREVIOUSLY: “George Gibney Didn’t Vanish (full text from the Irish news site Broadsheet),” August 27, “No, Britain’s Guardian Newspaper — I Didn’t ‘Try Unsuccessfully to […]
October 19, 2020

CNN Brasil Stays on the Trail of Brazilian-American Swimming Coach Alex Pussieldi in a Big Report on USA Swimming Abuses and on Some of Pussieldi’s Associates

by Irvin Muchnick A week ago we pointed to a new series of investigative reports by CNN Brasil focusing on Alex Pussieldi. This highly successful Brazilian […]
October 11, 2020

Nearly 20 Years After a Cover-Up by USA Swimming and the Florida Police and Media, the Heat Might Finally Be Coming For Abusive Brazilian-American Coach Alex Pussieldi

by Irvin Muchnick In 2015, Concussion Inc. began reporting on the cover-up and enabling actions that transformed George Gibney from an accused rapist when he was […]
October 9, 2020

Let’s Start Cataloging the Open Questions Left by the BBC’s Exposure of Peter Banks As an Architect of George Gibney’s Flight From Ireland to the U.S.

by Irvin Muchnick In 2018 I spoke with Dr. Gary O’Toole, the pivotal whistleblower in the fall of rapist Irish Olympic swimming coach George Gibney, about […]