December

December 31, 2013

As New Year Dawns, Behind-the-Scenes Drama Intensifies in Multiple Investigations of USA Swimming Coach Sex Abuse

by Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce   On the cusp of a new year, in which the Winter Games of the Olympic brand will shortly begin, […]
December 30, 2013

Cal Police Report on Football Teammate Player Attack Rolls Into 2014

by Irvin Muchnick   Unless the University of California is planning a New Year’s Eve news dump, the campus police report on the November 1 teammate […]
December 26, 2013

ESPN Needs to Tell Its Own Mitch Ivey Story in Full and Connect the Dots to Federal Investigations of USA Swimming

by Irvin Muchnick   Two days ago I reviewed Sunday’s report on ESPN’s Outside the Lines on fired University of Utah swim coach and unindicted child […]
December 24, 2013

ESPN’s Greg Winslow Coach-From-Hell Story Inexplicably Not Tied to Congressional Investigation of USA Swimming

by Irvin Muchnick ESPN’s Outside the Lines on Sunday aired its long-anticipated investigative package on monster fired University of Utah swim coach Greg Winslow. Correspondent Steve […]
December 21, 2013

Four Safe and Independent Ways to Keep Reporting Sex Abuse and Cover-Up in USA Swimming During the Holiday Break

Tomorrow ESPN’s Outside the Lines will air a package on Greg Winslow, the University of Utah swim coach who was fired in March after Concussion Inc. […]
December 19, 2013

Oregon State Coach Liebowitz Doesn’t Just Know a Lot About That State’s Swimming Sex Abuse Scandals — He’s Also Privy to Important Info on the Cover-Up History of Rapist Hall of Famer Paul Bergen

by Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce   We earlier suggested that federal investigators subpoena Larry Liebowitz, the swim coach at Oregon State University, now that the […]
December 19, 2013

Congressman Mike Honda: ‘I Support and Stand By Congressman Miller’s Work’ on Sex Abuse in Swimming

Congressman Mike Honda, whose district was probably the first in which famed swim coach Mitch Ivey’s long-running sexual abuse occurred, has issued a statement supporting the […]
December 18, 2013

Oregon Park District: We Are Separate From Tualatin Hills Swim Club, Knew Nothing About Paul Bergen Sex Abuse Prior to Concussion Inc. Inquiry

by Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce   Eighteen days after our initial query to the Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation District, and three days after the […]
December 17, 2013

Another Paul Bergen Victim Speaks: Filling in the Spaces in the Career of the Rapist Hall of Fame Coach

by Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce   We know that Olympic gold medalist Deena Deardurff Schmidt has offered unrefuted testimony of her molestation at the hands […]