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May 14, 2012

Nowinski-Cantu-Schwarz Film Backer Is ID’d – Billionaire Pushing Sideline Concussion Test (‘Game Within Head Games,’ Part 5)

The principal funder of the new documentary film Head Games is Steve Devick, a billionaire music and technology entrepreneur, who co-invented and is marketing a sports […]
May 14, 2012

Dr. Cantu, Nowinski’s Partner, Ripped King-Devick Test Last Fall (‘Game Within Head Games,’ Part 6)

The casual observer might be struck by how messy the sausage factory is behind the scenes, and how this series of posts provides non-stakeholders with a […]
May 15, 2012

‘Coming to a Theater Near You: The Football Concussion Crisis Documentaries’ … today at Beyond Chron

Ed. Note. Since submitting this article, Beyond Chron contributor Muchnick has exposed on his own blog that the Head Games film was underwritten by Chicago billionaire […]
May 15, 2012

Bob Costas on the Background of His Interview in the Documentary ‘Head Games’

In response to my query, Bob Costas said: “I was aware, of course, of  Alan Schwarz’s writing on the subject for The New York Times.  Alan […]
May 15, 2012

My Questions To ‘Head Games’ Film Funder Steve Devick — Standing By For Response

Please tell my readers: * the budget for the film Head Games. * the fee paid to associate producer Alan Schwarz. *  what informed your strategy […]
May 16, 2012

Number of Reasons to Be Making Excuses for ‘Head Games’ Filmmakers’ Lack of Transparency: None

The New York Times says Alan Schwarz’s associate-producing of Head Games – the Steve James film adaptation of the Chris Nowinski book, funded by the billionaire […]
May 17, 2012

BREAKING: USA Swimming Youth Coach Sex Abuse Scandal Widens With New Cases in Tennessee and Pennsylvania

Arrests this week of coaches in Tennessee and Pennsylvania highlight the continuing culture of denial and cover-up of sex abuse at USA Swimming, the national Olympics […]
May 17, 2012

EXCLUSIVE: USA Swimming’s Secret International List of Youth Swimming Figures With Abuse Allegations Who Are Not Officially Banned

In 2010, and in the wake of an investigation by ABC’s 20/20, International Swimming Hall of Famer David Berkoff painstakingly compiled a list of swimming coaches […]
May 18, 2012

Guest Column: ‘USA Swimming Is Putting a Bullseye on the Backs of Our Children’

by Jeff Renwick (The author of this guest column is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy. A combat-decorated naval aviator, Jeff Renwick is currently […]