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October 29, 2014

‘The NFL Concussion Settlement Is Pure Evil’

A thorough and powerful heads-up tackle by the brilliant Patrick Hruby, now with Vice Sports: https://sports.vice.com/article/the-nfl-concussion-settlement-is-pure-evil   Irvin Muchnick’s CONCUSSION INC: The End of Football As […]
November 5, 2014

‘NFL Releases New Study on Long-Term Damage of Concussion Research’

Funny stuff from the life-imitates-art folks at The Onion: http://www.theonion.com/articles/nfl-releases-new-study-on-longterm-damage-of-concu,37365/   Irvin Muchnick’s CONCUSSION INC: The End of Football As We Know It will be published shortly by ECW […]
November 5, 2014

Jack Nelson, Hall of Fame Swim Coach Accused of Molesting Diana Nyad, Dies

Jack Nelson was three days shy of his 83rd birthday. He reportedly suffered from Alzheimer’s.
November 5, 2014

How Jack Nelson’s Death Is Being Covered; What Congressman Miller Told the FBI About Nelson’s Fort Lauderdale Swim Team

by Irvin Muchnick   As noted in the previous post, legendary swimming coach Jack Nelson has died at 82.  In 2007 the New Times weekly of […]
November 5, 2014

USA Swimming Gets A Head Start on Damage Control for a Long Article on Sex Abuse and Cover-Up, “Unprotected,” in the December Issue of Outside Magazine

by Irvin Muchnick   Concussion Inc. has obtained an internal USA Swimming memorandum in which the organization warns member clubs of a lengthy article on the […]
November 5, 2014

This Tells You All You’ll Need to Know About USA Swimming’s Whining About the Upcoming Article on Sex Abuse/Cover-Up in Outside Magazine

USA Swimming president Jim Sheehan: “USA Swimming’s Communications team worked with the Outside magazine reporter …” Outside executive editor Alex Heard: “Wow. We tried many times to […]
November 6, 2014

Miami Herald’s Jack Nelson Obit Doesn’t Mention Diana Nyad Abuse Allegations. Fort Lauderdale Sun Sentinel’s Does.

Look for the December issue of Outside magazine on newsstands starting November 11. Outside has published a 14-plus-page investigative package on the USA Swimming sexual abuse […]
November 6, 2014

Outside Magazine’s Table of Contents Listing for December Issue Article on USA Swimming Sex Abuse

Unprotected There’s a dark secret beneath the waters of USA Swimming: a history of sex abuse that has devastated scores of young swimmers. As those girls […]
November 7, 2014

As World Awaits Outside Magazine Article on USA Swimming Sexual Abuse and Cover-Up, Questions Still Swirl Around Chuck Wielgus Role in a $23,000 Grant to Indiana University’s Counsilman Center

Look for the December issue of Outside magazine on newsstands starting November 11. Outside has published a 14-plus-page investigative package on the USA Swimming sexual abuse […]