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October 4, 2012

USA Swimming FAQ Assures ‘Board Members and Others’ That They’re Not Riding on the Titanic, They’re Just Making a Stop for Ice

I’ve been leaked a new “FAQ for Board Members and Others” that is being selectively circulated by USA Swimming. You can read it at http://muchnick.net/usasmemo.pdf. There’s […]
October 4, 2012

A Few Words About ID’ing Sex-Abusing Swimming Coaches

Tim Joyce did an excellent interview today on WBAL about his story on the prominent coach at Michael Phelps’ North Baltimore Aquatic Club who is accused […]
October 4, 2012

Michael Phelps’ Coach, Bob Bowman, ‘Cannot Comment’ on Story of Sex Abuse at North Baltimore Aquatic Club. English Translation: The Story Is True.

Bob Bowman, Michael Phelps’ coach and the CEO of the North Baltimore Aquatic Club, issued this statement to families in response to the explosive new article […]
October 5, 2012

Hearst Radio Embarrasses Itself, Pulls Entire Archive of Tim Joyce’s Articles on USA Swimming Sex Abuse Scandals

Baltimore’s WBAL Radio, part of the Hearst group, has removed Tim Joyce’s interview on yesterday’s C4 show about the new sex abuse allegations at Michael Phelps’ […]
October 6, 2012

Baltimore Sun Takes a Swing at Story of Molestation of Girl Swimmers at Michael Phelps’ Club — Hits a Ringing Foul Tip

The Baltimore Sun today published a story on the allegations of sexual abuse at the North Baltimore Aquatic Club, home base of Michael Phelps. See http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2012-10-05/news/bs-md-north-baltimore-aquatic-club-abuse-20121005_1_allegation-of-inappropriate-conduct-sexual-misconduct-aquatic-club-coach. […]
October 6, 2012

Swimmer-Blogger Tony Austin: USA Swimming Has a ‘Rape and Escape’ Loophole

http://scaq.blogspot.com/2012/10/the-baltimore-sun-picks-nbac-sex-abuse.html
October 8, 2012

Swimming Hall of Famer Murray Stephens Is the Coach Who Left Michael Phelps’ North Baltimore Aquatic Club Last Year Amidst Sex Abuse Allegation

Murray Stephens, a 2010 inductee of the International Swimming Hall of Fame, is the coach who left the North Baltimore Aquatic Club last year after an […]
October 8, 2012

Did USA Swimming Lie About Telling Police the Allegations Against Coach Murray Stephens of Michael Phelps’ North Baltimore Aquatic Club?

In 2010 or 2011, the North Baltimore Aquatic Club, Michael Phelps’ flagship, kicked up to USA Swimming headquarters in Colorado Springs an accusation by a former […]
October 8, 2012

Representatives Baca and Woolsey Join Lofgren in Failing to Second Mike Honda’s Call for USA Swimming Sex Abuse Hearings

Last week Congresswoman Lynn Woolsey did not comment when asked to react to the news that Mike Honda, her fellow California Democrat in the House of […]