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April 4, 2017

Reviewing the Reasons USA Swimming Chief Chuck Wielgus Should Be Fired During Senator Dianne Feinstein’s Probe of Amateur Sports Sex Abuse (Part 1, the Will Colebank Cover-Up)

by Irvin Muchnick   We’ve told you about the open letter — first reported by USA Today — in which women’s sports advocate Nancy Hogshead-Makar, along […]
April 5, 2017

Reviewing the Reasons USA Swimming Chief Chuck Wielgus Should Be Fired During Senator Dianne Feinstein’s Probe of Amateur Sports Sex Abuse (Part 2, the Everett Uchiyama Cover-Up)

PREVIOUSLY: Call For Dismissal of USA Swimming Chief Chuck Wielgus Now Accompanies Heat on USA Gymnastics Published April 2nd, 2017   Reviewing the Reasons USA Swimming Chief […]
April 7, 2017

Flashback: ‘My Life of “O’Reilly”‘ (in honor of the current major advertiser exodus from ‘The O’Reilly Factor’)

The essay below was originally published on April 20, 2009, at Beyond Chron, the San Francisco alternative news site. The YouTube of my shot on The O’Reilly […]
April 16, 2017

New York Times Appears One-and-Done With the Olympic Sports Sex Abuse Story

by Irvin Muchnick   Two weeks ago the New York Times published a powerful essay on sexual abuse in gymnastics by former multiple Olympian Jennifer Sey. […]
April 18, 2017

Muchnick Sues University of California For Additional Public Records in 2014 Death of Football Player Ted Agu

Author and journalist Irvin Muchnick today sued the University of California under the state Public Records Act. The petition in Alameda County Superior Court, Case No. […]
April 19, 2017

Full Text of Complaint in California Public Records Act Lawsuit ‘Muchnick v. University of California’

PREVIOUSLY: Muchnick Sues University of California For Additional Public Records in 2014 Death of Football Player Ted Agu Published April 18th, 2017   Below is the full […]
April 24, 2017

USA Swimming Chief Chuck Wielgus Dies of Cancer; Presided Over 20 Years of Sex Abuse Cover-Ups

by Irvin Muchnick   Chuck Wielgus, the chief executive of USA Swimming since 1997, has died of cancer at 67. All due sympathy goes to his […]
April 25, 2017

Muchnick Op-Ed in Daily Cal on Public Records Act Lawsuit For Documents in 2014 Ted Agu Football Death

The Daily Californian, the Berkeley campus newspaper, last week covered, at http://www.dailycal.org/2017/04/19/journalist-files-lawsuit-uc-regents-alleging-breach-california-public-records-act/, our Public Records Act lawsuit against the University of California. Today the Daily Cal […]
April 27, 2017

Swim Coach Chris DeSantis: American Swimming Coaches Association ‘Waste of Money’ Run By ‘Con Man’

  Reprinted with permission from http://chrisdcoach.com/blog/2017/4/14/dont-waste-your-money-on-asca.   by Chris DeSantis   Hundreds of times, I’ve uttered the sentence “I didn’t get into this sport to get […]