Archive for August, 2015

Jock-Sniffing Inc.: Santa Clara Sports Law Symposium’s New Keynote Speaker Is the Local Super Bowl Booster

Published August 24th, 2015, Uncategorized

By Irvin Muchnick     A couple of months ago we told you about the shill-a-thon known as the “Santa Clara Symposium on Sports Law and Ethics.” At this point scare quotes are appropriate — as is a bit of piling on in the wake of the announcement of the lineup of speakers at this […]

Flashback — Denver Post: “Abuse in Youth Sports an Issue For Congress”

Published August 20th, 2015, Uncategorized

The essay below was originally published May 26, 2015, at http://www.denverpost.com/opinion/ci_28192331/my-turn-abuse-youth-sports-an-issue-congress.       Guest Commentary: Abuse in youth sports an issue for Congress By Irvin Muchnick   Re: “Reducing the risk of abuse in youth sports,”May 15 guest commentary. The commentary by Chuck Wielgus, USA Swimming’s executive director, is both misleading and a disservice […]

Did USOC Burn Already Burn Through $5.2 Million For Its New Nonexistent Sex Police?

Published August 20th, 2015, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick     On July 31 we reported that the United States Olympic Committee’s National Center for Safe Sport was, to put it politely, a bit slow out of the starting gate. In February, USOC had allocated $5.2 million for the agency’s “start-up” phase, through June. But there isn’t a thing to show […]

George Gibney, Hiding in Plain Sight in Florida, Ducks Confrontation With Child Watch Organization

Published August 17th, 2015, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick Evin Daly, head of the Florida watchdog group One Child International, told Concussion Inc. of a George Gibney encounter last week in the Orlando area. Daly was in Gibney’s neighborhood in Altamonte Springs on other business, and decided to swing by the house Gibney shares there with his friend “Brother” Pedro Colon. […]

So Many International Swimming Sex Abuse Cover-Ups, So Little Time …

Published August 14th, 2015, Uncategorized

Chronological headline links to Concussion Inc.’s coverage of Alex Pussieldi are at https://concussioninc.net/?p=8652. Chronological headline links to Concussion Inc.’s coverage of George Gibney are at https://concussioninc.net/?p=10205.