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September 19, 2012

USA Swimming’s Rick Curl Timeline Is Missing Some Items on the Front End. Let Me Help.

Ever helpful to the nation’s least diligent journalists, USA Swimming has released a timeline of the Rick Curl investigation. Curl, who raped his swimmer Kelley Davies […]
September 20, 2012

USA Swimming Mislabels Rick Curl’s Expulsion Crimes — And Cowardly Media Play Along

Twenty-four hours after USA Swimming banned Rick Curl for life, the theme of double-talk and denial persists both from Colorado Springs and from most of the […]
September 20, 2012

In the Next Stage of Rapist Rick Curl’s Saga, USA Swimming Apologist David Berkoff Should Blast Off

The busting of rapist coach Rick Curl can be seen as a case of “justice delayed, justice denied,” and the haste with which the swimming world […]
September 20, 2012

Rick Curl, Mark Schubert, Ad’m Dusenbury, and the Sands of Time in Mission Viejo Swimming and Sex Abuse

I recently remarked on the featured appearance on the American Swimming Coaches Association program in Las Vegas of Ad’m Dusenbury of the well-known Nadadores club in […]
September 20, 2012

David Berkoff Speaks! (He Should Just Shut Up and Go Away.)

David Berkoff, technical vice president of USA Swimming, whistleblower-turned-apologist,  is mad as hell and he’s not going to take it any more. He issued the following […]
September 21, 2012

Tim Joyce on USA Swimming’s Weasel Language and Blame-the-Victim Line With Rapist Coach Rick Curl

Latest from Tim Joyce. Read it. “USA Swimming’s Suspension Of Curl Raises More Questions Than Answers” http://www.wbal.com/article/94169/12/template-story/USA-Swimmings-Suspension-Of-Curl-Raises-More-Questions-Than-Answers * “It took one year for an investigator, a […]
September 21, 2012

Dissident NFL Retiree Dave Pear on Sean Pamphilon’s New Documentary ‘United States of Football’

Award-winning filmmaker Sean Pamphilon’s documentary United States of Football has had in first screening in Pittsburgh, which Pamphilon calls “ground zero” of the sport’s crisis. Early […]
September 21, 2012

Washington Post Drowns Itself in Non-Coverage of Indictment of Rapist Coach Rick Curl’s Underling Noah Rucker

The Vienna (Virginia) Patch, television station WJLA, and the swim news site SwimSwam.com are among the news outlets that have reported the grand jury indictment this […]
September 21, 2012

Muchnick Emails USA Swimming Athlete Protection Officer and PR Director Re Banned Coaches List and Status of Ad’m Dusenbury … Standing By for Response

Below is the text of an email sent earlier today to Susan Woessner, USA Swimming’s athlete protection officer, and Karen Linhart, the public relations director. Ms. […]