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November 7, 2014

Nancy Hogshead-Makar’s New Advocacy Group, Champion Women, a Welcome Voice in the Fight to Hold USA Swimming Accountable

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 11, 2014

‘Article in New Issue of Outside Magazine Boosts Fed Investigations of USA Swimming’ … today at Beyond Chron

by Irvin Muchnick   The most undercovered scandal in sports is the widespread sexual abuse of untold hundreds of early- and mid-teen female swimmers by untold […]
November 11, 2014

Outside Magazine Article on USA Swimming Sex Abuse Now Online

http://www.outsideonline.com/outdoor-adventure/water-activities/swimming/The-Sex-Abuse-Scandal-Plaguing-USA-Swimming.html   We, like all of you, are just now reading the lengthy story by Outside’s Rachel Sturtz. We will review it in full shortly.
November 12, 2014

Outside Magazine’s USA Swimming Sex Abuse Article: Is This Just a 2010 Media Hit Reset – Or Is Real Accountability At Hand?

by Irvin Muchnick   “There’s a horror in the shadows of American competitive swimming: a continuing legacy of sexual abuse, usually involving male coaches who prey […]
November 12, 2014

We Told You What They Were Going to Tell You, We Told You, And We Told You What They Told You

‘Article in New Issue of Outside Magazine Boosts Fed Investigations of USA Swimming’ … today at Beyond Chron Published November 11th, 2014 by Irvin Muchnick The […]
November 14, 2014

USA Swimming, Hustling to Keep Up With the Sex-Abuse Posse, Bans Dustin Perry, the Poor Man’s Alex Pussieldi

by Irvin Muchnick   Tim Joyce and I wanted to give Rachel Sturtz’s excellent article in the December issue of Outside magazine a day or two […]
November 15, 2014

“Are we just interested in castrating all the men around here?” – USA Swimming Vice President David Berkoff’s Shockingly Tasteless Comment

by Irvin Muchnick   In incendiary remarks on a comment board at the website of Swimming World magazine, David Berkoff – the former gold medal swimmer […]
November 17, 2014

On ANOTHER Comment Board, Inscrutable David Berkoff Changes His Tune Again – Praises Outside Magazine Article on Sex Abuse, Criticizes USA Swimming

by Irvin Muchnick   Over the weekend I wrote about the shocking comment by David Berkoff on November 13 on the comment board at the website […]
November 20, 2014

Senator Feinstein Signals Interest in Congressman Miller’s USA Swimming Sex Abuse Investigations

by Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce   In the first known public statement on the matter by one of the 20 women in the United States […]