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January 20, 2023

State Supreme Court Brings ‘Muchnick v. UC Regents’ to an End. It’s a Fitting Capper to Wide Official Cover-Up in the Ted Agu Football Conditioning Death at Cal.

by Irvin Muchnick   Earlier this week the California Supreme Court, without comment, denied my side’s petition for review of the designation of the prevailing party […]
January 14, 2023

‘Football’s problem isn’t the rules, the equipment or the medical care: This sport kills’ … today at Salon

Damar Hamlin’s near-death experience should teach us a lesson, but we haven’t learned it yet: This game is deadly.   https://www.salon.com/2023/01/14/footballs-problem-isnt-the-rules-the-equipment-or-the-care-this-sport/
January 11, 2023

‘Football-industrial complex makes a rapid recovery: From horror to guilt to inspiration’ … today at Salon

https://www.salon.com/2023/01/11/football-industrial-complex-makes-a-rapid-recovery-from-horror-to-guilt-to-inspiration/  
January 5, 2023

My Salon Piece on Damar Hamlin and Football’s Future

Damar Hamlin’s dreadful collapse: Just another reason to defund football The NFL star’s televised cardiac arrest shocked the nation. It’s one of many severe health risks […]
December 12, 2022

California Supreme Court Is Asked to Review ‘Muchnick v. UC Regents’ – Public Records Act Case Exposing the Cover-Up of the Circumstances of Cal Football Player Ted Agu’s 2014 Conditioning Drill Death

ECW Press has announced the publication next year of Without Helmets or Shoulder Pads: The American Way of Death in Youth Football Conditioning. Three chapters of […]
November 28, 2022

‘Cal Football Death Cover-Up Case Shows How State Public Records Act Needs Fixing’ — today at Beyond Chron

The California Public Records Act (CRPA) is designed to maximize the transparency and accountability of the government and public agencies. But in practice, the statute governing […]
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