March

March 22, 2013

Safe4Athletes’ Katherine Starr’s ‘Lowlights’ From the Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation Child Abuse Summit

It’s wise to approach cautiously the cottage industry in eradicating or ameliorating child sex abuse, just as we should view with a critical eye victimology in […]
March 22, 2013

‘Bruno Sammartino’s Bad Call on WWE Hall of Fame’ … today at SLAM! Wrestling

Since the Bruno Sammartino marks will automatically swallow just about anything he says, while the truly close friends seem afraid to speak the truth to him, it falls […]
March 22, 2013

Maryland Swimming Chairman: Direct Murray Stephens Questions to USA Swimming Lawyer

I asked the following two questions of Scott Ward, head coach of the Eagle Swim Team in Owings Mills, Maryland (who doubles as the aquatics director […]
March 21, 2013

Fed-Up Utah Swimmer’s Mother: ‘Lack of Communication Adds to the Pile of Disgust’

by Tim Joyce   Suzanne Jurgens, mother of a former Utah swimmer – like other athletes and their family members who have complained to the university […]
March 21, 2013

Assistant Coach Lisa Pursley Confronted Greg Winslow Over His Drinking — Then Reported It to Utah Administration

by Irvin Muchnick   As we’ve been reporting, there is legitimate concern that the great Salt Lake City investigation of the failure of University of Utah […]
March 21, 2013

Whistleblower Swimmer Austin Fiascone’s Father: Utah Investigators Not Interviewing Key Witnesses — ‘Have Gone Totally Silent’

I just exchanged emails with Matt Fiascone, father of former Utah swimmer Austin Fiascone. They suggest that my prediction in the previous post — that the university’s […]
March 21, 2013

From Russia With (Understated) Hate: The Powerful Greg Winslow Critique of Utah Swimmer Vlas Lezin

Presumably, lawyers Michael Glazier, a leading NCAA consigliere, and Alan Sullivan are about to wrap up their investigation of the University of Utah’s epic-fail investigation of […]
March 20, 2013

Before There Was Accused Sex Abuser Murray Stephens, There Was Accused Sex Abuser Everett Uchiyama — And We Know How THAT Turned Out

This post has been deleted, consistent with a July 15, 2013, consent order in U.S. District Court in Maryland. The full text of the consent order […]
March 20, 2013

Additional Questions to USA Swimming and the McDonogh Prep School on the Activities of Coach Murray Stephens, Who Was Forced Out of Michael Phelps’ North Baltimore Aquatic Club

TO USA SWIMMING’S EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR CHUCK WIELGUS, SAFE SPORT DIRECTOR SUSAN WOESSNER, AND PUBLIC RELATIONS DIRECTOR KAREN LINHART: Was there an agreement with Murray Stephens on […]