Archive for August, 2012

Heads Up for ESPN’s Peter Keating on ImPACT

Published August 24th, 2012, Uncategorized

ESPN today opens a “multi-platform” examination of traumatic brain injuries in football. The worldwide leader in excess doesn’t need the promotion of my sorry ass. I could warn viewers and readers to watch out for concussions with a pitchfork, and remind everyone that ESPN has as much economic interest in telling the full truth about […]

‘It Is Time for David Berkoff to Resign From USA Swimming Board’

Published August 23rd, 2012, Uncategorized

From Tony Austin, following publication here of David Berkoff’s unexpurgated 2010 email, discussing explicitly his and others’ knowledge of Rick Curl’s sexual abuse of Kelley Davies-Currin: http://scaq.blogspot.com/2012/08/another-emauil-from-david-c-berkoff.html  

Dear Coach Dick Shoulberg: Isn’t It Time for You to Take Account of the Sex Abuse of Girl Swimmers by Rick Curl and Many Others?

Published August 23rd, 2012, Uncategorized

“Denying knowledge of Rick Curl, Mitch Ivey and others banging their swimmers! It’s a flat out lie. They knew about it because we (coaches and athletes) were all talking about it in the late 1980′s and early 1990′s.… I was told Rick Curl was molesting Kelly Davies for years starting when she was 12 by […]

EXCLUSIVE: Full Text of 2010 Email Confirms That USA Swimming Board Member David Berkoff Noted Widespread Knowledge of Coach Rick Curl’s Sexual Abuse

Published August 23rd, 2012, Uncategorized

“Denying knowledge of Rick Curl, Mitch Ivey and others banging their swimmers! It’s a flat out lie. They knew about it because we (coaches and athletes) were all talking about it in the late 1980′s and early 1990′s. I was told by several of Mitch Ivey’s swimmers that he was sleeping with Lisa Dorman in […]

USA Swimming Board Member David Berkoff ‘Signaled Left But Turned Right’ on Coach Sex Abuse

Published August 22nd, 2012, Uncategorized

Tony Austin, a California swimmer who authors what he calls the “SCAQ Blog,” yesterday cited the quotes here from David Berkoff’s cryptically redacted 2010 email about sex abuse in USA Swimming. See http://scaq.blogspot.com/2012/08/david-berkoff-in-email-to-jeff-chida.html. Austin also wrote that when running for the organization’s board of directors in 2010, Berkoff  was highly critical of USA Swimming’s handling […]