Archive for January, 2014

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

Published January 7th, 2014, Uncategorized

“… 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, of course, and very few USA Swimming clubs could raise the capital to build such complexes in the first place. So it is understandable that outside institutions, mainly public […]

Arizona State University Appears to Have Kicked Mike Chasson’s Sun Devil Aquatics — Former Home of Rapist Swim Coach Greg Winslow — Out of the Campus Aquatic Center

Published January 3rd, 2014, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   As USA Swimming’s $100,000 “internal review” consultant Victor Vieth prepares to write a report commissioned for the purpose of heading off federal investigations, Tim Joyce and I continue to analyze the subtexts of the backpedaling cleanup operations that go unremarked elsewhere. One of the more intriguing of these stories is the […]