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August 1, 2012

Rapist Coach Rick Curl’s Victim’s Lawyer Blasts USA Swimming Procedures

Bob Allard, attorney for Kelley Davies-Currin, issued this statement on USA Swimming’s announcement of the postponement of Rick Curl’s “emergency hearing” and imposition of a “provisional […]
August 1, 2012

Washington Post: Rick Curl ‘Accepts’ Provisional USA Swimming Suspension

Here’s how The Post’s Amy Shipley, who broke the story last week, covers the continuance in USA Swimming’s Rick Curl matter: http://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/olympics/rick-curl-accepts-provisional-suspension-from-usa-swimming/2012/08/01/gJQALk0KQX_story.html Shipley also quotes a […]
August 2, 2012

The Sick and Sophomoric World of Rick Curl and His Underling Swim Coach, Noah Rucker

As reported last night, Rick Curl has a “provisional suspension” in his statutory rapes 30 years ago of then-young teenager Kelley Davies – which amounts to […]
August 3, 2012

Sex Happens. But Why Is USA Swimming By Far the Worst National Sports Governing Body in Terms of Protecting Children?

Sex happens. At Olympic Village. On the Hollywood casting couch. After the high school prom. In life. That is not the story I am telling about […]
August 3, 2012

Weekend Reading: Links to ConcussionInc.net’s Coverage of USA Swimming Sex Abuse

‘Whatever Happened to the USA Swimming Youth Coach Sex Abuse Scandal?’ (full text) Published March 30th, 2012 ***** P.S. on ‘Whatever Happened to the USA Swimming […]
August 3, 2012

Global Warming: Now That ‘Concussion Awareness’ Has Been Reduced to a Mascot, Let’s Talk About the Role of Football, Sports, Coaches … Priorities

Your humble blogger thinks it’s time for a … what do you call it … a paradigm shift in the concussion debate. As a nation, we’re […]
August 4, 2012

Remember Sarah Burt

A few days ago I pointed readers to Timothy Joyce’s excellent article, “USA Swimming Scandal — Worse Than Penn State?”,http://www.wbal.com/article/92453/12/template-story/USA-Swimming-Scandal-Worse-Than-Penn-State. For those of you who can […]
August 6, 2012

Guest Column: ‘A Call to Action Against USA Swimming’ by B. Robert Allard

by B. Robert Allard (The author of this guest column is California Lawyer magazine’s 2011 Lawyer of the Year and heads the group Lawyers Against the […]
August 6, 2012

Kelley Currin Talks About Swim Coach Rick Curl’s Sex Abuse on NPR

http://www.npr.org/2012/08/06/158199112/sex-abuse-haunts-former-olympic-swim-hopeful