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May 21, 2012

Timeline of Alan Schwarz of The New York Times – Associate Producer of ‘Head Games’ Documentary Funded by King-Devick Concussion Test Developer

At least until the next USA Swimming coach gets arrested, I can pick up on a theme we started hitting right after Junior Seau’s suicide: the […]
May 19, 2012

‘Coming to a Theater Near You: The Football Concussion Crisis Documentaries’ (full text)

[originally published 5/15/12 at http://www.beyondchron.org/articles/Coming_to_a_Theater_Near_You_The_Football_Concussion_Crisis_Documentaries_10153.html]   by Irvin Muchnick Ed. Note. Since submitting this article, Beyond Chron contributor Muchnick has exposed on his own blog that […]
May 18, 2012

Cover Your Ass With Both Hands: USA Swimming Adds Disclaimer to List of Banned Coaches

USA Swimming, custodian of the country’s youth competitive swim clubs, in which 12,000 coaches supervise 300,000 kids, has again responded boldly … NOT! … to latest […]
May 18, 2012

USA Swimming Families, Sponsors, Fans: End the Sex-Abuse Cover-Up

BREAKING: USA Swimming Youth Coach Sex Abuse Scandal Widens With New Cases in Tennessee and Pennsylvania Published May 17th, 2012 Arrests this week of coaches in […]
May 18, 2012

Guest Column: ‘USA Swimming Is Putting a Bullseye on the Backs of Our Children’

by Jeff Renwick (The author of this guest column is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy. A combat-decorated naval aviator, Jeff Renwick is currently […]
May 17, 2012

EXCLUSIVE: USA Swimming’s Secret International List of Youth Swimming Figures With Abuse Allegations Who Are Not Officially Banned

In 2010, and in the wake of an investigation by ABC’s 20/20, International Swimming Hall of Famer David Berkoff painstakingly compiled a list of swimming coaches […]
May 17, 2012

BREAKING: USA Swimming Youth Coach Sex Abuse Scandal Widens With New Cases in Tennessee and Pennsylvania

Arrests this week of coaches in Tennessee and Pennsylvania highlight the continuing culture of denial and cover-up of sex abuse at USA Swimming, the national Olympics […]
May 16, 2012

Number of Reasons to Be Making Excuses for ‘Head Games’ Filmmakers’ Lack of Transparency: None

The New York Times says Alan Schwarz’s associate-producing of Head Games – the Steve James film adaptation of the Chris Nowinski book, funded by the billionaire […]
May 15, 2012

My Questions To ‘Head Games’ Film Funder Steve Devick — Standing By For Response

Please tell my readers: * the budget for the film Head Games. * the fee paid to associate producer Alan Schwarz. *  what informed your strategy […]