Archive for May, 2013

USA Swimming Sponsor CeraVe: We Take Sex Abuse Scandals ‘Seriously And Are Weighing Next Steps’

Published May 28th, 2013, Uncategorized

Concussion Inc.’s Tim Joyce is soliciting responses of USA Swimming sponsors to the newest turns of the coach sex abuse scandals — especially the call by Rick Curl victim Kelley Davies Currin, echoed by The Washington Post, for a Congressional investigation. The first swim sponsor to respond was Valeant Pharmaceutics, maker of the CeraVe line […]

‘Missoula swim coach mired in national sexual abuse case’

Published May 28th, 2013, 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 […]

JOYCE: Time For USA Swimming and the Olympics to Feel a Financial Impact From Sex Abuse Cover-Up?

Published May 28th, 2013, Uncategorized

by Tim Joyce   Last week the ongoing – and irrelevant and silly – “feud” between Tiger Woods and Sergio Garcia was ratcheted up when Garcia made a stupid, insensitive, and blatantly racist remark about Woods. In response to a question about if he’d have dinner with Woods during the U.S. Open, Garcia said, “We’ll […]

Will Jill Johnson Chasson, Chair of USA Swimming’s National Board of Review, Recuse Herself From Investigations of North Baltimore Aquatic Club?

Published May 27th, 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.

The Many-Splendored Lies About and Cover-Ups of Sex Abuse by USA Swimming and Its CEO, Chuck Wielgus

Published May 27th, 2013, Uncategorized

Yesterday my colleague Tim Joyce deconstructed the fabulistic statement by Chuck Wielgus, the chief executive of USA Swimming, in response to last Thursday’s prison sentencing of rapist coach Rick Curl. After the hearing, Curl’s victim, Kelley Davies Currin, spoke out more broadly of the cover-up of Curl’s well-known crime by Wielgus, David Berkoff, and Mark […]