October

October 13, 2014

Bum of the Month Club: While It Holds Its Breath on Next Moves From Congress and FBI, USA Swimming Makes Georgia Coach No. 108 on Banned List

by Irvin Muchnick   The real news in swimming is what no one except Concussion Inc. is talking about: the next giant tong shoes that are […]
October 10, 2014

Newly Unredacted Fort Lauderdale Document on Alex Pussieldi Adds to Evidence of Cover-Up By City, Club, USA Swimming

by Irvin Muchnick   Yesterday a Florida judge concluded my state public records lawsuit against the City of Fort Lauderdale by ordering the reversal of two […]
October 9, 2014

Florida Judge Orders City of Fort Lauderdale to Remove Two Redactions From Alex Pussieldi Documents

by Irvin Muchnick   Broward County Circuit Court Judge John B. Bowman has issued an order requiring the City of Fort Lauderdale to remove redactions from […]
October 9, 2014

Why Did Vice Sports Ice Our Story on Federal Investigations of USA Swimming Sexual Abuse and Cover-Up? An Intriguing Inside-the-Media Tale

  by Irvin Muchnick     Two days ago Concussion Inc. published the 6,000-word investigative piece by Tim Joyce and me on the background of Congressional […]
October 9, 2014

Forbes’ ‘Real Clear Sports’ Features Muchnick & Joyce on Federal Investigations of USA Swimming Sexual Abuse

Real Clear Sports, Forbes magazine’s aggregator of top sports news and commentary, has put on its front page our 6,000-word investigative report Tuesday under the headline “Swim Scandals […]
October 8, 2014

Listen to Muchnick’s Interview About Federal Investigations of USA Swimming, On 740 The Game in Orlando

The 12-minute audio clip is at http://muchnick.net/740thegame10-8-14.mp3. We thank Marc Daniels and 740 The Game for the good conversation about the most undercovered scandal in sports.
October 8, 2014

American Swimming Coaches Association Magazine Presents …Tribute to Disgraced USA Swimming Chief Chuck Wielgus

by Irvin Muchnick   The Olympic swimming establishment is under Congressional and FBI investigation. Chuck Wielgus, the executive director of USA Swimming since 1998, had to […]
October 8, 2014

Muchnick to Discuss Michael Phelps, USA Swimming on Orlando’s 740 The Game

Irvin Muchnick will talk about Michael Phelps’ alcohol and gambling problems, as well as federal investigations of USA Swimming sexual abuse scandals, in an interview with […]
October 7, 2014

How the USA Swimming Sexual Abuse Scandals Became a Federal Case

by Irvin Muchnick and Tim Joyce   Sarah Burt was an outstanding student and competitive swimmer who loved teaching younger kids to swim. But on June […]