November 24, 2013

On Deck After USA Swimming’s Mitch Ivey Ban: Paul Bergen, Jack Nelson, Murray Stephens. First on the Starting Blocks: Still-Active Bergen.

by Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce   Under the glare of government investigations of widespread coach sexual abuse, USA Swimming has escalated from sacrificing ham-and-eggers within […]
November 25, 2013

The Most Telling Concussion in Cal Football Occurred Off the Field

by Irvin Muchnick   I am holding off until later a piece on the miserable state of the University of California athletic department. The topic falls […]
November 25, 2013

With Legendary Coaches Falling, Government Investigators of Sports Sex Abuse Are in a Race to the Wall With USA Swimming’s Own ‘Independent Review’

by Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce   Over the weekend we reported USA Swimming’s lifetime ban for sexual abuse of Mitch Ivey, a huge name in […]
November 26, 2013

Congress Needs to Ask USA Swimming Top Exec Pat Hogan What’s the Difference Between Him and Belatedly Banned Rapist Coach Mitch Ivey

by Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce As we’ve been reporting, infamous 64-year-old predator coach Mitch Ivey has been banned by USA Swimming, but no one should […]
November 26, 2013

Don Jacklin: Another Swim Coach, Even Older Than Mitch Ivey, With a Two-State Trail of Disturbing Anecdotes

by Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce   The to-do list of Congressional investigators of USA Swimming’s historical and ongoing sex abuse and cover-up scandals is a […]
November 27, 2013

University of California’s Account of Teammate’s Attack on Freshman Running Back Fabiano Hale Is Full of Holes

by Irvin Muchnick Fabiano Hale, an 18-year-old University of California freshman running back from Santa Cruz, was savagely beaten by a teammate on November 1, and […]
November 28, 2013

Thanksgiving Food For Thought, Part 1: What USA Swimming CEO Chuck Wielgus Said About Mitch Ivey (and Pat Hogan) in Sworn Statements to a Court in 2010

by Irvin Muchnick     I hope all of you, including the federal government investigators of sexual abuse and cover-up at USA Swimming, are having a […]
November 28, 2013

Thanksgiving Food For Thought, Part 2: What Former USA Swimming Board President Dale Neuburger Said About Mitch Ivey in Sworn Statements to a Court in 2011

As promised in the previous post, here — for the second time on this blog — is the full text of what Dale Neuburger, former president […]
December 1, 2013

On Eve of Paul Bergen Junior Internationals in Portland, Olympic Gold Medalist Deena Deardurff Schmidt Begins Going Public With More Details of Bergen’s Heinous Sexual Abuse

by Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce   The evil stars are aligning as the fight escalates to hold USA Swimming’s leadership accountable and to end a […]
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