Archive for August, 2018

Did 911 Call and Rhabdomyolysis Hospitalization of Cal Football Player During Winter Conditioning Motivate Further Delay in Release of ‘Independent’ Program Review?

Published August 13th, 2018, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   The scare this year at University of California-Berkeley football winter conditioning — the summoning of emergency medical services to tend to a player with sickle cell trait who would be hospitalized with a potentially life-threatening breakdown of muscle tissue from overexertion — came during the end game of the nearly two-year […]

Where University of Maryland Meets University of California: Collected Football Death Flashback Links

Published August 12th, 2018, Uncategorized

Football Death Flashback 1 (5/11/16): Cal Conditioning Coach’s ‘Punishment Drills,’ ‘Swagger Games,’ ‘Down South Mental Toughness’ Published August 12th, 2018 Football Death Flashback 2 (5/16/16): Fatal Drill ‘Like an Army Movie’; Coach Harrington’s Taunt ‘Berkeley Was Making Us Soft’; Ted Agu’s Close Friend Transferred in Disgust Published August 12th, 2018 Football Death Flashback 3 (5/17/16): […]

Football Death Flashback 7 (4/23/16): Ted Agu’s Teammate Went to Berkeley Campus Police And Detailed Conditioning Coach Harrington’s Role in Earlier Player-on-Player Assault

Published August 12th, 2018, Uncategorized

Our article earlier today noted the parallel circumstances — but not the parallel consequences — in the recent death of University of Maryland football player Jordan McNair and the 2014 death of University of California-Berkeley football player Ted Agu. Concussion Inc. is following up with republication of our 2016 reports quoting depositions in the Agu […]

Football Death Flashback 6 (6/25/16): Cal’s Damon Harrington’s ‘Massive Punishment Session Before Entire Team’ and Extreme Drill Called ‘Grave Digger’

Published August 12th, 2018, Uncategorized

Our article earlier today noted the parallel circumstances — but not the parallel consequences — in the recent death of University of Maryland football player Jordan McNair and the 2014 death of University of California-Berkeley football player Ted Agu. Concussion Inc. is following up with republication of our 2016 reports quoting depositions in the Agu […]

Football Death Flashback 5 (5/29/16): Coroner Testified That Cal Doctor Casey Batten Impeded Death Investigation

Published August 12th, 2018, Uncategorized

Our article earlier today noted the parallel circumstances — but not the parallel consequences — in the recent death of University of Maryland football player Jordan McNair and the 2014 death of University of California-Berkeley football player Ted Agu. Concussion Inc. is following up with republication of our 2016 reports quoting depositions in the Agu […]