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September 10, 2013

Dougherty in New Jersey: The Lawsuit Settlement That Future-of-Football Commentators Should Be Talking About

“The family of a Montclair High School football player who died two days after collapsing in a 2008 junior varsity game agreed Monday to settle its […]
September 13, 2013

Friday USA Swimming Sex Abuse 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 13, 2013

Santa Clara Sports Law Symposium

by Irvin Muchnick For the third straight year of its four-year history, I thank the organizers for giving me a seat in the audience of the […]
September 13, 2013

Washington Post Editorial: ‘Guarding young swimmers from sexual abuse’

http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/guarding-young-swimmers-from-sexual-abuse/2013/09/13/4412aae4-102f-11e3-85b6-d27422650fd5_story.html   “USA Swimming’s record doesn’t engender confidence, but the group’s efforts hopefully reflect a new seriousness of purpose in tackling this pernicious problem. Congress, meanwhile, […]
September 16, 2013

USA Swimming’s Coach-Athlete Sex Ban: Too Little, Too Late?

by Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce   At the weekend Aquatic Sports Convention, the USA Swimming House of Delegates did pass a new ban on sexual […]
September 17, 2013

Everett Uchiyama Cover-Up Exposes Hypocrisy and Insincerity of USA Swimming Chief Wielgus on Sex Abuse Issue

by Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce   “[O]ur advocacy for victims is perhaps best reflected in the 39 names that have been added to our ‘suspended […]
September 17, 2013

Concussion Inc. Welcomes New Twitter Follower — USA Swim Safe Sport

We are happy to report that USA Swim Safe Sport (@SwimSafeSport) began following us on Twitter this morning. Does this mean that USA Swimming safe sport […]
September 19, 2013

JOYCE: Uchiyama Sex Abuse Cover-Up Will Be USA Swimming’s Most Explosive Scandal Yet

by Tim Joyce   “USA Swimming agrees that in consideration of the promises and commitments made by Uchiyama it will not move forward with any further […]
September 19, 2013

Dale Neuburger — USA Swimming’s Empire-Building Board President, 1998-2002 — And the Golden Age of USSIC (International Sex Abuse Insurance Scam, Part 5)

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) * 1999: Olympic Committee […]