Archive for October, 2014

Concussion Inc.’s Tim Joyce: ‘Congress and the USA Swimming Scandals’ … today at TheHill.com

Published October 25th, 2014, Uncategorized

“… [T]he USA Swimming sex abuse saga is the most under-covered scandal in sports. The Penn State crisis, no matter how vile and sinister, is a fraction of the breadth of USA Swimming’s history of sexual abuse by coaches and ensuing – and documented – cover-up by USA Swimming officials…. “Julia Krahe, spokesperson for Rep. […]

Quote of the Week

Published October 24th, 2014, Uncategorized

“[Dear FBI Director James B. Comey:] “I … respectfully request that you fully investigate USA Swimming’s handling of both past and present cases of child sexual abuse. I bring to your direct attention information my staff recently discussed with your Child Exploitation Unit regarding child sexual abuse and other sexual misconduct by individuals affiliated with […]

San Jose Murky News: Paper Duped by USA Swimming on Story of Congressman Miller and FBI Investigations of Sexual Abuse and Cover-Up

Published October 24th, 2014, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick    A shoddy story in the San Jose Mercury News, whose plant by USA Swimming flacks is painfully obvious to the more than minimally informed, contributes to an effort to spin the investigations by Congressman George Miller and the Federal Bureau of Investigation as no big deal. That effort must fail. Earlier this […]

As Congressman Miller Pushes the FBI on USA Swimming Sexual Abuse, What Happened With the Olympic Athlete Ombudsman?

Published October 23rd, 2014, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   Congressman George Miller is actively investigating USA Swimming sexual abuse and cover-up. Depending on how you interpret the documents published here last night, the Federal Bureau of Investigation is investigating, too. In the current vacuum of hard information, some of the more interesting questions revolve around John Ruger, the U.S. Olympic […]

Congressman Miller, the FBI, and USA Swimming Sexual Abuse: Comprehensive Links

Published October 23rd, 2014, Uncategorized

Muchnick & Joyce podcast on the Miller-FBI documents on USA Swimming: http://youtu.be/M7BhE-i8ygE   CONGRESSMAN MILLER TO FBI: ‘FULLY INVESTIGATE USA SWIMMING’S HANDLING OF BOTH PAST AND PRESENT CASES OF CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE’   San Jose Murky News: Paper Duped by USA Swimming on Story of Congressman Miller and FBI Investigations of Sexual Abuse and Cover-Up   Concussion […]