Archive for October, 2018

Whitewash of Maryland Coach DJ Durkin in Jordan McNair Football Death Sharpens Focus on Public Records Fight for Campus Police Reports in Ted Agu Death at Cal. (And Don’t Forget Braeden Bradforth at a Kansas Community College.)

Published October 31st, 2018, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   Three weeks before a California court hearing on Concussion Inc.’s motion for release of 141 pages of Berkeley campus police records in the 2014 conditioning death of University of California football player Ted Agu, the similar death earlier this year of Jordan McNair at the University of Maryland is back in […]

Sarah Ehekircher at ‘Olympians Rising’: ‘Is the media keeping USA Swimming’s dirty little secret on sexual abuse?

Published October 25th, 2018, Uncategorized

As we reported in advance, Sarah Ehekircher and attorney Jonathan Little did meet Wednesday with top USA Swimming officials (though CEO Tim Hinchey, who seems to have swerved them on his schedule at the last minute, was not among them). Concussion Inc. will have more shortly on what came out of the meeting. In the […]

USA Swimming Chief Tim Hinchey Bails on Tomorrow’s Scheduled Meeting With Grooming-Abuse Victim Sarah Ehekircher and Attorney Jonathan Little

Published October 23rd, 2018, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   Two days before his long-scheduled third meeting with Sarah Ehekircher, the head of USA Swimming informed her that he would be unavailable because he is traveling. Ehekircher — whose story of her grooming and abuse in the 1980s by her Colorado club coach, Scott MacFarland, has been documented by Concussion Inc. […]

Seven Reasons Why a California Court Should Order Release of the Berkeley Campus Police’s 141 Pages of Reports and Supplements in the Ted Agu Football Conditioning Death

Published October 19th, 2018, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   Alameda County Superior Court Judge Jeffrey S. Brand has asked for briefing on the issue of whether what the University of California calls a 141-page “binder” of Berkeley campus police records, produced in the aftermath of the February 7, 2014, death of football player Ted Agu, is exempt from disclosure under […]