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June 19, 2013

After Maryland Health Department Relents, Meadowbrook Aquatic Center’s Unredacted Report on Louis Lowenthal Death Raises More Questions

Last week I settled my public records dispute with the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene when the state decided, after all, to give me […]
June 20, 2013

Congress Must Confront USA Swimming’s Sex-Abuse Enablers in Public Hearings — Not Coddle Them in Private Meetings

USA Swimming has responded to the news that Congressman George Miller is asking the General Accounting Office to expand to the field of athletics, and especially […]
June 20, 2013

Swimming Hall of Fame Chief: ‘Substantial or Compelling Evidence’ of Inductee’s Sex Abuse Would Force It to ‘Consider All Options’

Last week I asked Bruce Wigo, the president and CEO of the International Swimming Hall of Fame, about allegations of sexual abuse against some Hall inductees. […]
June 25, 2013

‘Doe v. Muchnick’ Lawsuit Update

by Irvin Muchnick   Federal Judge William D. Quarles postponed the preliminary injunction hearing scheduled for today in the libel case against me. An earlier consent […]
June 26, 2013

EXCLUSIVE: Banned Virginia Swim Coach Michael Pliuskaitis Continues Private Instruction for Kids in ‘Swim Club’ and ‘Summer League’

by Irvin Muchnick   Earlier we reported on the lifetime USA Swimming ban, for sexual misconduct, of Virginia coach Michael Pliuskaitis. See: “Successor to Paul Bergen […]
June 27, 2013

Detractors and Defenders of Banned USA Swimming Coach Mike Pliuskaitis Speak Out

Subsequent to the posting of yesterday’s item, the parent of a 10-year-old swimmer who is coached by Michael Pliuskaitis called me, at the behest of Pliuskaitis, […]
June 28, 2013

EXCLUSIVE: Lehigh County Sources Say District Attorney Will Take Fresh Look at Jimmy Snuka-Nancy Argentino Case

by Irvin Muchnick   Sources close to James B. Martin, the district attorney of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, have told Concussion Inc. that his office is moving […]
June 28, 2013

Scratched: Bar Association Throws Out Superspy Coach Mark Schubert Lawyer’s Complaint

No doubt frustrated by the abundance of merit in the wrongful termination and sex abuse cover-up lawsuit by Dia Rianda against his client, defrocked Olympic swimming […]
June 29, 2013

Allentown Morning Call ‘Confirms’ Concussion Inc. Report That Lehigh County District Attorney Is Looking Afresh at Jimmy Snuka-Nancy Argentino Homicide Investigation

by Irvin Muchnick   Yesterday we reported a major new development in the mystery of Nancy Argentino’s 1983 death in Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka’s room at the […]