January

January 15, 2014

(Part 3, Dick Shoulberg) Concussion Inc.’s Independent Preview of USA Swimming’s ‘Independent Review’ of Its Safe Sport Program

PREVIOUSLY: * Part 1, David Berkoff: https://concussioninc.net/?p=8474 * Part 2, Pablo Morales: https://concussioninc.net/?p=8479   by Tim Joyce and Irvin Muchnick   Like his protégé David Berkoff, […]
January 15, 2014

Prosecutor’s Decision Expected Next Week in Cal Football Player-on-Player Attack

by Irvin Muchnick   The Fabiano Hale story — the football player who was beaten by a teammate into a concussion and the Alta Bates Hospital […]
January 14, 2014

Sun Devil Aquatics Owner Mike Chasson, Who Harbored Rapist Coach Greg Winslow, Complains to Parents: ASU ‘Is Trying to Put Our Club Out of Business’

by Irvin Muchnick   On January 3 we told the story of Sun Devil Aquatics, where fired monster University of Utah swim coach Greg Winslow had […]
January 14, 2014

(Part 2, Pablo Morales) Concussion Inc.’s Independent Preview of USA Swimming’s ‘Independent Review’ of Its Safe Sport Program

PREVIOUSLY: * Part 1, David Berkoff: https://concussioninc.net/?p=8474     by Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce   (This article is adapted from a post on April 18, […]
January 13, 2014

Introducing Concussion Inc.’s Independent Preview of USA Swimming’s ‘Independent Review’ of Its Safe Sport Program — Part 1, David Berkoff

by Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce   Later this month child-protection expert Victor Vieth will submit to the winter meeting of the USA Swimming board of […]
January 10, 2014

Chase Kalisz’s Academic Scandal at the University of Georgia Is Just One More Blemish on the North Baltimore Aquatic Club Olympic Factory

by Irvin Muchnick   Chase Kalisz, a training partner of Michael Phelps’ at the scandal-laden North Baltimore Aquatic Club back when the Olympic champion was active, […]
January 8, 2014

Michael Pliuskaitis Appeal of His USA Swimming Ban Heads to USOC As Congressional Probe Heats Up

by Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce   Swimming sources tell Concussion Inc. that coach Michael Pliuskaitis, who appealed his lifetime ban last year by USA Swimming, […]
January 7, 2014

Dangling Police Investigation of Cal Football Player-on-Player Attack Only Multiplies Questions of University Cover-Up

by Irvin Muchnick   We have been following, with singular persistence, the aftermath of the humiliating punctuation mark on the University of California’s disastrous football season: […]
January 7, 2014

Muchnick on How Sex Abuse of Youth Athletes Is a ‘Sports Welfare’ Issue … today at MomsTeam.com

“… The physical plant of a competition-caliber pool, with overhead costs for personnel, maintenance, power, chemical treatment, and heating, is simply not sustainable without multiple uses, […]