April

April 30, 2018

Irish Media Coverage of George Gibney Complaint to U.S. Center for SafeSport and Appeal to Congresswoman DeGette

“Gibney’s Victims Have Been Waiting A Very Long Time” http://www.broadsheet.ie/2018/04/30/gibneys-victims-have-been-waiting-a-very-long-time/   PREVIOUSLY:   GEORGE GIBNEY FOIA SUIT SETTLES AS GOVERNMENT ADMITS DECISION NOT TO DEPORT IRISH […]
April 29, 2018

Flashback: Trump’s Russia Ties Included Promoting MMA Great Fedor Emelianenko

The reprint below is occasioned by the news that FBI agents have been interviewing Fedor Emelianenko and his entourage.     Trump’s Russia Ties Included Promoting […]
April 27, 2018

Cal Finally Readies Release of ‘Do-Over’ Report on Football Strength and Conditioning Program That Killed Ted Agu in 2014

by Irvin Muchnick   One of the key public refrains of any story of institutional cover-up is, “Remember x?” In this case, x is the University […]
April 26, 2018

Judge Sets ‘Framework’ For Listing Documents in California Public Records Act Lawsuit For UC Berkeley Administrators’ Documents Relating to 2014 Ted Agu Football Death

by Irvin Muchnick   For now, the University of California Regents do not have to produce a listing of the documents related to the 2014 death […]
April 26, 2018

Irish Politician Maureen O’Sullivan Files For U.S. Center For SafeSport Investigation of George Gibney and Seeks Support of Congresswoman Diana DeGette of Colorado

by Irvin Muchnick   Maureen O’Sullivan, the Irish legislator who has spearheaded the campaign for the extradition and trial of George Gibney, the most notorious at-large […]
April 25, 2018

Sarah Ehekircher’s Statement on Her Groomer/Abuser Scott MacFarland’s Removal From the Magnolia Aquatic Club

As noted here yesterday, James Scott MacFarland is definitively out at the Magnolia Aquatic Team outside Houston. Coach-blogger Chris DeSantis wrote on Twitter:   “Scott MacFarland […]
April 24, 2018

Scott MacFarland, Sarah Ehekircher’s Groomer-Abuser, Disappears From Website of Houston’s Magnolia Aquatic Club

by Irvin Muchnick   James Scott MacFarland, the coach whose grooming and abuse of then 17-year-old Sarah Ehekircher in the 1980s has led to a reopened […]
April 24, 2018

Chris DeSantis on Sarah Ehekircher’s Upcoming Meeting With USA Swimming Chief Tim Hinchey

“Pretty much everyone can agree on one thing: Tim Hinchey inherited a mess, from his predecessor Chuck Wielgus. The hubris of USA Swimming’s former director meant […]
April 24, 2018

St. Louis Post-Dispatch Editorial Calls Bruno Sammartino ‘One of Promoter Sam Muchnick’s Biggest Draws.’ Huh?

by Irvin Muchnick   The tributes to pro wrestling icon Bruno Sammartino included a bizarre editorial in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch under the headline “Death of […]