Archive for September, 2012

Weekend Reading: Complete Links to ConcussionInc.’s Coverage of Rapist Swim Coach Rick Curl

Published September 22nd, 2012, Uncategorized

Washington Post: Prominent Coach Rick Curl Under Investigation For 1983 Relationship With 13-Year-Old Swimmer Published July 25th, 2012 ***** Washington Post Bombshell on Coach Rick Curl Recalls USA Swimming’s ‘Emergency Hearing Process’ and Testy PR Director Published July 25th, 2012 ***** FBI Should Investigate USA Swimming For Cover-Up of Coach Norm Havercroft’s Serial Sex Abuse […]

Muchnick Emails USA Swimming Athlete Protection Officer and PR Director Re Banned Coaches List and Status of Ad’m Dusenbury … Standing By for Response

Published September 21st, 2012, Uncategorized

Below is the text of an email sent earlier today to Susan Woessner, USA Swimming’s athlete protection officer, and Karen Linhart, the public relations director. Ms. Woessner: 1. By what principle of public education on sex abuse (your presumed portfolio) is USA Swimming now emphasizing the 16 (or, as David Berkoff said, “nearly a dozen”) […]

Washington Post Drowns Itself in Non-Coverage of Indictment of Rapist Coach Rick Curl’s Underling Noah Rucker

Published September 21st, 2012, Uncategorized

The Vienna (Virginia) Patch, television station WJLA, and the swim news site are among the news outlets that have reported the grand jury indictment this week of Noah Rucker, a coach at statutory rapist Rick Curl’s former club, on charges of sex with a minor swimmer Rucker had coached in high school. Not reporting […]

Dissident NFL Retiree Dave Pear on Sean Pamphilon’s New Documentary ‘United States of Football’

Published September 21st, 2012, Uncategorized

Award-winning filmmaker Sean Pamphilon’s documentary United States of Football has had in first screening in Pittsburgh, which Pamphilon calls “ground zero” of the sport’s crisis. Early this year I published a short ebook on the National Football League-connected charlatans at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, and titled it UPMC: Concussion Crisis Ground Zero. Great […]

Tim Joyce on USA Swimming’s Weasel Language and Blame-the-Victim Line With Rapist Coach Rick Curl

Published September 21st, 2012, Uncategorized

Latest from Tim Joyce. Read it. “USA Swimming’s Suspension Of Curl Raises More Questions Than Answers” * “It took one year for an investigator, a former FBI agent, to locate a victim of abuse by one of the most high profile coaches in the sport?” * ” David Berkoff himself heard about Currin’s abuse  twenty […]