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April 9, 2018

Gordet Declaration: University of California Lawyer Told Us His Office Had ‘Experts’ on Federal Educational Records Privacy Act

I, Roy S. Gordet, under penalty of perjury, under the laws of California, state as follows: 1. I am a Member of the Bar of California […]
April 16, 2018

Brain-Injured Hollywood Stuntwoman Leslie Hoffman’s Ongoing Fight With the Screen Actors Guild Is (Again) in the Hands of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

by Irvin Muchnick   Since 2011, Concussion Inc. has been following the serial legal story of Leslie Hoffman’s battle to be treated fairly by the Screen […]
April 18, 2018

Pro Wrestling Great Bruno Sammartino Has Died at 82. My Relationship With Him Was Complicated.

Bruno Sammartino, the original and long-time champion of the New York-based World Wide Wrestling Federation, later World Wrestling Federation, now WWE, has passed away at the […]
April 20, 2018

Help Wanted: USA Swimming Safe Sport Director

by Irvin Muchnick   USA Swimming’s disgraced founding director of Safe Sport, Susan Woessner, resigned on February 22. Woessner left after acknowledging having “engaged in kissing […]
April 22, 2018

New SafeSport Center Probes Vague Charge Against Scott MacFarland; Abuse Victim Sarah Ehekircher Expresses Skepticism — Also Is Meeting With Congresswoman and USA Swimming Chief

by Irvin Muchnick   The new U.S. Center for SafeSport has notified Sarah Ehekircher, victim of grooming and abuse by her swimming coach Scott MacFarland, that […]
April 24, 2018

St. Louis Post-Dispatch Editorial Calls Bruno Sammartino ‘One of Promoter Sam Muchnick’s Biggest Draws.’ Huh?

by Irvin Muchnick   The tributes to pro wrestling icon Bruno Sammartino included a bizarre editorial in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch under the headline “Death of […]
April 24, 2018

Chris DeSantis on Sarah Ehekircher’s Upcoming Meeting With USA Swimming Chief Tim Hinchey

“Pretty much everyone can agree on one thing: Tim Hinchey inherited a mess, from his predecessor Chuck Wielgus. The hubris of USA Swimming’s former director meant […]
April 24, 2018

Scott MacFarland, Sarah Ehekircher’s Groomer-Abuser, Disappears From Website of Houston’s Magnolia Aquatic Club

by Irvin Muchnick   James Scott MacFarland, the coach whose grooming and abuse of then 17-year-old Sarah Ehekircher in the 1980s has led to a reopened […]
April 25, 2018

Sarah Ehekircher’s Statement on Her Groomer/Abuser Scott MacFarland’s Removal From the Magnolia Aquatic Club

As noted here yesterday, James Scott MacFarland is definitively out at the Magnolia Aquatic Team outside Houston. Coach-blogger Chris DeSantis wrote on Twitter:   “Scott MacFarland […]