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March 5, 2017

Four Years Before Indianapolis Star Acquired USA Gymnastics Cover-Up Files, Concussion Inc. Reported FBI-Subpoenaed USA Swimming Cover-Up Files

by Irvin Muchnick   The Indianapolis Star is reporting on its acquisition — by order of a Georgia judge — of 5,600 pages of documents on […]
March 7, 2017

USA Swimming Papers: FBI Documented Future USOC Drug Czar Travis Tygart Enabling Flight to Venezuela of Criminal Sex Abuser at His Alma Mater

by Irvin Muchnick   A lawyer for USA Swimming, who would go on to become the acclaimed head of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), counseled the […]
March 9, 2017

Tamara Holder, Who Just Settled a Sexual Assault Claim Against Fox News, Is the Only TV Journalist So Far Who Has Covered Our George Gibney FOIA Case

Tamara Holder, the former host of Sports Court on Fox News who left the network this year, just settled for more than $2.5 million a civil lawsuit claiming […]
March 15, 2017

Germantown Academy Families: Forum on Fixing Bullying Climate at School Where Shoulberg Coached Swimming Didn’t Go Well

by Irvin Muchnick   A couple of weeks ago we previewed a March 9 meeting at which Sue Swearer, a University of Nebraska-Lincoln psychology professor who […]
March 27, 2017

UC Berkeley’s Accounting of Concussion Inc.’s Public Record Act Requests In 2014 Death of Football Player Ted Agu Is Unclear, Untimely, Unreasonable

Concussion Inc.’s ebook THE TED AGU PAPERS: A Black Life That Mattered — And the Secret History of a Covered-Up Death in University of California Football […]
March 30, 2017

Cal Football Strength and Conditioning Program Review 2.0 Continues to Lurch Through Delays and Confusion

Concussion Inc.’s ebook THE TED AGU PAPERS: A Black Life That Mattered — And the Secret History of a Covered-Up Death in University of California Football […]
April 2, 2017

Call For Dismissal of USA Swimming Chief Chuck Wielgus Now Accompanies Heat on USA Gymnastics

by Irvin Muchnick   In the wake of the forced resignation of USA Gymnastics president Steve Penny in the sexual abuse scandals that are now the […]
April 2, 2017

Flashback — Denver Post: ‘Abuse in Youth Sports an Issue For Congress’

The essay below was originally published May 26, 2015, at http://www.denverpost.com/opinion/ci_28192331/my-turn-abuse-youth-sports-an-issue-congress.   Guest Commentary: Abuse in youth sports an issue for Congress By Irvin Muchnick   […]
April 3, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle Reporters May Also Have Received UC Berkeley Public Records Act Materials That Were Withheld For Nearly a Year from Concussion Inc.

Concussion Inc.’s ebook THE TED AGU PAPERS: A Black Life That Mattered — And the Secret History of a Covered-Up Death in University of California Football […]