Archive for March, 2013

Utah Whistleblower: University Backs Down, Restores Scholarship With ‘Congrats’ to Swimmer Who Was Abused and Racially Taunted by Greg Winslow

Published March 25th, 2013, Uncategorized

Matt Fiascone, the father of former University of Utah swimmer Austin Fiascone, has given Concussion Inc. the following statement and supporting information, which we are publishing intact.   Below you will find an email from an employee of the University of Utah to Karson Applin advising him that his scholarship will remain in place through […]

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Published March 25th, 2013, Uncategorized

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 is viewable at https://concussioninc.net/?p=7823. For new developments, follow Concussion Inc.’s coverage on July 15, 2013, and thereafter.

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Published March 25th, 2013, Uncategorized

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 is viewable at https://concussioninc.net/?p=7823. For new developments, follow Concussion Inc.’s coverage on July 15, 2013, and thereafter.

California Community College’s Farcical ‘Investigation’ of Swim Coaches Mark Schubert and Bill Jewell Is a Template for Every Whitewash Institutional Probe — Like the One Now at Utah

Published March 24th, 2013, Uncategorized

Scott Reid of the Orange County Register may be the only major newspaper reporter in the country with any kind of attention span when it comes to coverage of USA Swimming sex abuse. Reid wrote about now-banned coach Ad’m Dusenbury’s sexual predation at the Mission Viejo Nadadores, about the filing of philanthropist-coach Dia Rianda’s whistleblower lawsuit […]

Bodybuilding Guru Joe Weider Dies

Published March 23rd, 2013, Uncategorized

Joe Weider, the retired founder of the Muscle & Fitness magazine line and of the International Federation of Body-Builders, has died at 92. I didn’t talk to Joe Weider, but I had some hilarious conversations with his brother and partner, Ben Weider, for my 1992 Spy magazine cover story (Arnold Schwarzenegger on the cover) about […]