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June 27, 2014

What Next Week’s Florida Court Hearing on Fort Lauderdale’s Public Records on Abusive USA Swimming Coach Alex Pussieldi Still Won’t Cover

by Irvin Muchnick   No preview of next Monday’s Florida court hearing on our claim that the City of Fort Lauderdale is illegally withholding public records […]
June 30, 2014

Florida Judge Is Conducting ‘In Camera’ Review of City of Fort Lauderdale’s Redactions of Documents on USA Swimming’s Alex Pussieldi

by Irvin Muchnick   Today’s court hearing in Broward County concluded as expected: Without objection by the City of Fort Lauderdale, Judge John B. Bowman will […]
July 1, 2014

Will the Women’s Sports Foundation’s Next Move on Coach Sex Abuse Be a Disastrous One That Lets USA Swimming Wiggle Off the Hook?

by Irvin Muchnick   The calendar has turned to July – which means that the clock may be ticking on the announcement of a deal between […]
July 7, 2014

Australia’s Royal Commission Shows the Way For U.S. Congress – Turns Attention From Catholic Church Priests to Swimming Coaches

by Irvin Muchnick   Per capita, the swimming industry is bigger in Australia than in the United States. But that hasn’t stopped a royal commission investigating […]
July 9, 2014

Government Probe of Swimming Australia Coach Sex Abuse Blows Congress Out of the Water on USA Swimming – While All Lanes Lead to Alex Pussieldi’s Brazil

by Irvin Muchnick   Naturally, the only thing the American media care about swimming is that Michael Phelps has come back. But with no one except […]
July 11, 2014

Time For Women’s Sports Foundation to Disclose Financial Ties to USA Swimming and U.S. Olympic Committee

by Irvin Muchnick   It’s all well and good that the Women’s Sports Foundation slapped around USA Swimming executive director Chuck Wielgus for his cover-ups of […]
July 17, 2014

Detective in 2008 Roberto Caragol Case: ‘The Investigation Did Not Expand Into Additional Suspects’ (i.e., USA Swimming’s Alex Pussieldi)

  by Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce   Broward County Sheriff’s Detective Jennifer Montgomery is the police officer who fielded the 2008 tip from AOL regarding […]
July 24, 2014

Muchnick in the Christian Science Monitor on California’s New ‘Football Safety’ Law

CONCUSSION INC: The End of Football As We Know It will be published later this year by ECW Press.   Thank you to the Monitor‘s Gloria Goodale […]
August 8, 2014

Court Ruling Seems Near in Dispute Over Public Records on Alex Pussieldi

by Irvin Muchnick   On June 30 I reported that Broward County Circuit Court Judge John B. Bowman was reviewing the Fort Lauderdale city records on […]