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Full Text of Concussion Inc.’s Brief in Alameda County Superior Court Responding to University of California Motion For Protective Order to Prevent an Index of Withheld Documents Relating to Ted Agu Football Death

Published April 9th, 2018, Uncategorized

I. Introduction and Summary In a feeble attempt to avoid public accountability for payment of $4.75 million to settle a lawsuit for the negligent death of a student-athlete in the Cal Golden Bears intercollegiate football strength and conditioning program, Respondent UC Regents (“Respondent”) has misrepresented the prelitigation communications of the parties and made overbroad claims […]

Concussion Inc. to Court: University of California Failure to Explain Why It Shouldn’t Produce Index of Documents on Ted Agu Football Death Adds Up to ‘Unfulfilled Promises’

Published April 9th, 2018, Uncategorized

“In a feeble attempt to avoid public accountability for payment of $4.75 million to settle a lawsuit for the negligent death of a student-athlete in the Cal Golden Bears intercollegiate football strength and conditioning program, Respondent UC Regents (‘Respondent’) has misrepresented the pre-litigation communications of the parties and made overbroad claims of privacy exemptions under […]

Houston Chronicle’s Nose Is Growing on ‘Cutting For Space’ Explanation;  More Likely It’s Self-Censoring Article on U.S. Center for SafeSport Investigation of Local Coach and Accused Groomer-Abuser James Scott MacFarland

Published March 30th, 2018, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   Earlier this week Concussion Inc. reported that the Houston Chronicle was about to publish an article on a U.S. Center for SafeSport investigation of Scott MacFarland. Sarah Ehekircher accuses MacFarland of grooming and abusing her from age 17, and USA Swimming of botching the original 2010 hearing of her complaint. Our […]

Chris DeSantis: ‘SafeSport Needs Absolute Transparency’

Published March 30th, 2018, Uncategorized

As referenced at the C DeS blog: http://chrisdcoach.com/blog/2018/3/30/media-roundup-swimswam-and-glamour The article at the swimming news site SwimSwam: https://swimswam.com/desantis-safesport-needs-absolute-transparency/

While the World Watches, Sarah Ehekircher’s Case and Others Move Forward at the U.S. Center for SafeSport

Published March 28th, 2018, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   Sarah Ehekircher, who accuses her old swimming coach Scott MacFarland of grooming and abusing her from the age of 17 more than 30 years ago, yesterday told me that the U.S. Center for SafeSport had told her it received the USA Swimming files of the 2010 investigation and National Board of […]