August

August 31, 2012

‘USA Swimming Scandal: The Curious Case Of David Berkoff’

Timothy Joyce WBAL Radio http://www.wbal.com/article/93567/12/template-story/USA-Swimming-Scandal-The-Curious-Case-Of-David-Berkoff
August 31, 2012

Peeling ‘The Onion’ of the ImPACT Concussion Frauds

They say that when Walter Cronkite expressed misgivings about the Tet Offensive,  President Johnson knew he’d lost the hearts and minds of average Americans on the […]
August 31, 2012

Get Set for the Conventions of Our Two Major National Sex Abuse-Enabling Swim Organizations. Wait! Which One Is Which?

It will be a September to remember for our national youth swimming program – culminating in a hearing on the 19th by USA Swimming’s national board […]
August 30, 2012

Safe4Athletes’ Katherine Starr: ‘Kelley Davies and I Were Two of Four Texas Teammates Who Had Been Raped by Their Youth Coaches’

Over the weekend, in a post centered around my interview with Title X pioneer, former University of Texas women’s athletics director, and current consultant Donna Lopiano, […]
August 29, 2012

Another Sex Criminal Coach Found Right Under USA Swimming’s Nose. (In other words … it’s Wednesday.)

“Somerset YMCA swim coach fired after officials learn he pleaded guilty to sex with teen in ’95” The above headline and link are from newjersey.com, July […]
August 29, 2012

P.S. — Football Is a DEADLY Mess

Don’t look now, but there are already two non-professional football deaths in 2012. A week ago Tuesday, a 15-year-old Tennessee high school player, Dana Payne, complained […]
August 29, 2012

Football Is a Mess

George Will is saying it. ESPN, one of the National Football League’s broadcast partners, is sort of saying it. And even the NFL, by staging a […]
August 27, 2012

Shoulberg Deposition in Swimming Sex Abuse Case Postponed Until October

Last Thursday I reported that Richard Shoulberg’s deposition in the Jancy Thompson sex-abuse suit against USA Swimming would take place tomorrow. I’m now told that Shoulberg […]
August 26, 2012

A Talk With Title IX Titan Donna Lopiano About Sex Crimes Against Girls in Sports

I had a long conversation yesterday with Donna Lopiano, the former University of Texas director of women’s athletics who is one of the genuine titans of […]