July

July 24, 2014

Muchnick in the Christian Science Monitor on California’s New ‘Football Safety’ Law

CONCUSSION INC: The End of Football As We Know It will be published later this year by ECW Press.   Thank you to the Monitor‘s Gloria Goodale […]
July 17, 2014

Detective in 2008 Roberto Caragol Case: ‘The Investigation Did Not Expand Into Additional Suspects’ (i.e., USA Swimming’s Alex Pussieldi)

  by Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce   Broward County Sheriff’s Detective Jennifer Montgomery is the police officer who fielded the 2008 tip from AOL regarding […]
July 11, 2014

Time For Women’s Sports Foundation to Disclose Financial Ties to USA Swimming and U.S. Olympic Committee

by Irvin Muchnick   It’s all well and good that the Women’s Sports Foundation slapped around USA Swimming executive director Chuck Wielgus for his cover-ups of […]
July 9, 2014

Government Probe of Swimming Australia Coach Sex Abuse Blows Congress Out of the Water on USA Swimming – While All Lanes Lead to Alex Pussieldi’s Brazil

by Irvin Muchnick   Naturally, the only thing the American media care about swimming is that Michael Phelps has come back. But with no one except […]
July 7, 2014

Australia’s Royal Commission Shows the Way For U.S. Congress – Turns Attention From Catholic Church Priests to Swimming Coaches

by Irvin Muchnick   Per capita, the swimming industry is bigger in Australia than in the United States. But that hasn’t stopped a royal commission investigating […]
July 1, 2014

Will the Women’s Sports Foundation’s Next Move on Coach Sex Abuse Be a Disastrous One That Lets USA Swimming Wiggle Off the Hook?

by Irvin Muchnick   The calendar has turned to July – which means that the clock may be ticking on the announcement of a deal between […]