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August 31, 2013

Orange County Register: ‘USA Swimming works to contain sex-abuse scandals’

The Register “obtains” the internal swimming document first reported on and published in full here 29 days ago. The bulk of the newspaper’s big-foot journalism is behind a […]
September 2, 2013

Congratulations, Diana Nyad — World-Class Athlete and Abuse Survivor

On her fifth try, at age 64, Diana Nyad has completed the 110-mile Havana-to-Key West swim through the Straits of Florida. Awesome. What we haven’t yet […]
September 2, 2013

Maryland Parent: University Regents Should Discuss Derek Sheely’s Death and Safety in College Sports. Governor O’Malley Should Join Them.

We’ve made the point that the National Football League’s $765 million settlement with retired players will not calm the ferment in the football industry’s feeder systems. […]
September 3, 2013

USA Swimming’s Multimillion-Dollar International Sex Abuse Insurance Scam (Introduction)

by Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce   Those of you who remember the contretemps last year in London over U.S. Olympic team athletes’ uniforms that were […]
September 3, 2013

USSIC Stands For ‘ka-ching! in Barbados’ (USA Swimming’s Multimillion-Dollar International Sex Abuse Insurance Scam, Part 2)

PREVIOUSLY: * USA Swimming’s Multimillion-Dollar International Sex Abuse Insurance Scam (Introduction) by Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce The United States Sports Insurance Company (USSIC) was incorporated […]
September 4, 2013

BULLETIN: USA Swimming and Its Lobbying Partner, Catholic Church, Lose in California Legislature — Statute of Limitations Reform Passes

In a major defeat for the lobbying efforts of USA Swimming, the California Assembly today passed SB 131 — State Senator Jim Beall’s change in the […]
September 6, 2013

1999: Olympic Committee Forces USA Swimming’s Offshore Tax-Dodging Subsidiary to Change Coverage (International Sex Abuse Insurance Scam, Part 3)

PREVIOUSLY: * USA Swimming’s Multimillion-Dollar International Sex Abuse Insurance Scam (Introduction) * USSIC Stands For ‘ka-ching!’ in Barbados (USA Swimming’s Multimillion-Dollar International Sex Abuse Insurance Scam, Part […]
September 6, 2013

Friday USA Swimming Sex Abuse News Roundup

by Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce   (To get on the list for direct email delivery of these Friday columns, send us an email at roundup@muchnick.net.) […]
September 8, 2013

USA Swimming’s Moguls Realize They’re Sitting on a Time Bomb With Sex Abuse Cases (International Insurance Scam, Part 4)

PREVIOUSLY: * International Sex Abuse Insurance Scam (Introduction) * USSIC Stands For ‘ka-ching! in Barbados’ (USA Swimming’s Multimillion-Dollar International Sex Abuse Insurance Scam, Part 2) * […]