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May 18, 2012

USA Swimming Families, Sponsors, Fans: End the Sex-Abuse Cover-Up

BREAKING: USA Swimming Youth Coach Sex Abuse Scandal Widens With New Cases in Tennessee and Pennsylvania Published May 17th, 2012 Arrests this week of coaches in […]
May 18, 2012

Cover Your Ass With Both Hands: USA Swimming Adds Disclaimer to List of Banned Coaches

USA Swimming, custodian of the country’s youth competitive swim clubs, in which 12,000 coaches supervise 300,000 kids, has again responded boldly … NOT! … to latest […]
May 19, 2012

‘Coming to a Theater Near You: The Football Concussion Crisis Documentaries’ (full text)

[originally published 5/15/12 at http://www.beyondchron.org/articles/Coming_to_a_Theater_Near_You_The_Football_Concussion_Crisis_Documentaries_10153.html]   by Irvin Muchnick Ed. Note. Since submitting this article, Beyond Chron contributor Muchnick has exposed on his own blog that […]
May 21, 2012

Timeline of Alan Schwarz of The New York Times – Associate Producer of ‘Head Games’ Documentary Funded by King-Devick Concussion Test Developer

At least until the next USA Swimming coach gets arrested, I can pick up on a theme we started hitting right after Junior Seau’s suicide: the […]
May 23, 2012

Philly Columnist: New School Sex Abuse Law Needed

The arrest of Pennsylvania high school swim coach Kenneth Fuller — who, as I’ve reported, was also a USA Swimming club coach — prompted this from […]
May 25, 2012

‘Courts Must Toughen Sanctions Against USA Swimming’s Nose-Thumbing Tactics in Sex Abuse Litigation’ … today at Beyond Chron

Yet again, a California appellate court has summarily denied an effort by USA Swimming to circumvent a judge’s order to be more forthcoming with discovery documents […]
May 25, 2012

Great Moments on Twitter

Daniela Altimari ‏@capitolwatch #WWE “is taking an..aggressive approach to ensure..accurate facts..about our..brand. This has absolutely nothing to do w/ politics” #CTSen Irvin Muchnick ‏@irvmuch @capitolwatch [Chris] […]
May 25, 2012

How Do You Like That — A Sports Columnist Who Writes About Youth Football in Plain English

“A zero-tolerance policy toward football” Gwen Knapp, San Francisco Chronicle http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2012/05/25/SP9P1ON415.DTL
May 28, 2012

‘Courts Must Toughen Sanctions Against USA Swimming’s Nose-Thumbing Tactics in Sex Abuse Litigation’ (full text)

[originally published 6/25/12 at http://www.beyondchron.org/articles/Courts_Must_Toughen_Sanctions_Against_USA_Swimming_s_Nose_Thumbing_Tactics_in_Sex_Abuse_Litigation_10188.html] by Irvin Muchnick Yet again, a California appellate court has summarily denied an effort by USA Swimming to circumvent a judge’s […]