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September 27, 2017

Behold Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee’s Kneel-Down on the House Floor … and Jess Lee Brooks in the Immortal 1941 Movie ‘Sullivan’s Travels’

by Irvin Muchnick   On the question of how much longer we will have to endure a cosmic asshole in the White House, no individual citizen […]
September 28, 2017

University of California Tells Court It Expects to Complete by November Its Review of Internal Documents on Football Player Ted Agu’s 2014 Death

by Irvin Muchnick   In a filing this week in Alameda County Superior Court, the University of California Regents and this reporter jointly stipulated to an […]
October 2, 2017

Remember Dominick Bess? 14-Year-Old Bronx Football Player’s Autopsy Apparently Still Awaiting Completion

by Irvin Muchnick   Where we left off this grim story, a little more than a month ago, is that I declined a New York newspaper […]
October 16, 2017

Harvey Weinstein and George Gibney

OK, the headline is clickbait, in the sense that there is no link between fallen Hollywood kingpin Harvey Weinstein and former Irish Olympic swim team coach […]
October 17, 2017

In South African Exile, Root George Gibney Victim and Whistleblower Chalkie White Talks to the Irish Independent

by Irvin Muchnick   The story linked below, a must-read, speaks for itself. Just one comment from here: For the record, I have never spoken with […]
October 18, 2017

Judge Who Is Loose-Cannon Critic of Lehigh County District Attorney Martin Breaks Promise to Testify Against Him in SLAPP Suit

by Irvin Muchnick   A Lehigh County Court of Common Pleas judge who spoke out colorfully to Concussion Inc. about the abuses of James Martin, the […]
October 20, 2017

Writer Anthony Roberts Rekindles the Heat on Anti-Doping Chief Travis Tygart, Who Helped Cover Up USA Swimming Sex Abuse

by Irvin Muchnick   My friend Anthony Roberts, a journalist who specializes in the performance-enhancing drugs world — and with whom I collaborated on a 2012 […]
October 20, 2017

U.S. Anti-Doping Agency Head Travis Tygart’s Cover-Ups of Sex Abuse at USA Swimming: Complete Links

EXCLUSIVE: Travis Tygart, Head of Olympic Anti-Doping Agency, Investigated Sexual Abuse Cases For USA Swimming Published September 3rd, 2014   Olympic Anti-Doping Chief Tygart Investigated Fugitive Sex […]
October 22, 2017

Given a Platform to Discuss Sex Abuse in Swimming, Michael Phelps Swings and Misses

The tease in the push item from The Daily Beast sounded so promising:   “The greatest Olympic athlete of all time—with a record 23 gold medals—opens […]