September 29, 2012

Weekend Reading on USA Swimming Sex Abuse Scandals — From Rapist Coach Rick Curl to Congressman Mike Honda’s Interest

Links to ConcussionInc.’s coverage, in chronological order.   ‘Whatever Happened to the USA Swimming Youth Coach Sex Abuse Scandal?’ (full text) Published March 30th, 2012 ***** […]
September 28, 2012

Exclusive: Congressman Mike Honda ‘Has Begun Looking Into Congressional Hearings’ on USA Swimming Sex Abuse

Yesterday I began canvassing members of Congress on where they stand on the need for hearings to investigate the youth sex abuse scandals at USA Swimming. […]
September 28, 2012

Colorado Police Change Tune, Release Record of Pedophile Ex-USA Swimming Official Will Colebank — But Not (Yet) Narrative Report of His Arrest

In the previous post I reported the unhelpfulness of the Woodland Park, Colorado, police department and the Teller County district attorney in release of the 2007 […]
September 28, 2012

Colorado Police Department and District Attorney Block Release of Arrest Record of Pedophile Ex-USA Swimming Official Will Colebank

In apparent contravention of the state public records statute, a Colorado police department and county district attorney have denied this reporter’s request for access to the […]
September 27, 2012

‘Concussions, Sexual Abuse the Latest Hot-Button Issues for Youth-Sports Insurers’

From the trade magazine National Underwriter Property & Casualty: “Youth team sports have not seen a sharp downturn in interest during the recession—and some sports, […]
September 27, 2012

Bully for the Congressional Anti-Bullying Caucus — And How About Hearings on USA Swimming Sex Abuse?

There’s a group of representatives and senators in Washington calling themselves the Congressional Anti-Bullying Caucus. They’ve introduced legislation to ban things like high-octane hazing in schools. […]
September 27, 2012

Labor Hits McMahon and WWE — But Didn’t Land a Punch When It Mattered

Now, it’s all well and good that the AFL-CIO is reminding us of what a mean CEO Linda McMahon was when she helped her husband Vince […]
September 25, 2012

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Probes UPMC’s Dr. Joseph Maroon, Whose Renaissance Man Portfolio Includes ‘Real Estate Mogul’

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette is in the middle of a series examining the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center’s giant footprint on the local real estate market. “UPMC […]
September 24, 2012

Sign of the Times: ‘New Jersey High School Football Team Forfeits Out of Safety Concerns’