Archive for September, 2014

Closing the Loop: 49ers President Took No Questions on Domestic Violence at Santa Clara Sports Law Symposium

Published September 14th, 2014, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   As noted in Thursday’s post, in the course of shadowing Travis Tygart, I did not hear the keynote speech at the Santa Clara Sports Law Symposium by the president of the San Francisco 49ers, or its aftermath. Today’s excellent column by Ann Killion of the San Francisco Chronicle, “Stadium debut not […]

Olympic Anti-Doping Icon Travis Tygart and the USA Swimming Sex Abuse Cover-Up: Complete Links

Published September 12th, 2014, Uncategorized

EXCLUSIVE: Travis Tygart, Head of Olympic Anti-Doping Agency, Investigated Sexual Abuse Cases For USA Swimming Published September 3rd, 2014 ***** Olympic Anti-Doping Chief Tygart Investigated Fugitive Sex Abuser Coach For USA Swimming; Ban Not Announced For 8 Years And He’s Probably Still Coaching in Venezuela Published September 4th, 2014 ***** Ex-Flack For USADA’s Travis Tygart […]

No Fireworks With Travis Tygart at Santa Clara Sports Law Symposium – But Olympic Drug Czar Still Needs to Answer Questions About His Work For USA Swimming in Sex Abuse Complaints

Published September 11th, 2014, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   We’ve had some fun this week – serious fun – doing a little drum roll for Travis Tygart’s speaking appearance at the fifth annual Santa Clara Sports Law Symposium. Here’s the full report of what wound up (mostly not) happening today. As always, I begin by thanking the folks at the […]

With USA Swimming’s Old Lawyer Travis Tygart – Plus the 49ers’ President – Speaking Thursday, Santa Clara Sports Law Symposium Could Be Liveliest Yet … Or Lamest

Published September 9th, 2014, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   For the fourth straight year of its five years of existence, the Santa Clara University Law School’s Sports Law and Ethics Symposium has graciously granted me guest admission. I write about the 2011, ’12, and ’13 events in my soon-to-be-published book from ECW Press, CONCUSSION INC.: The End of Football As […]

Making the Cyberspace Rounds: A New Travis Tygart / USA Swimming Sexual Abuse Meme

Published September 9th, 2014, Uncategorized

PREVIOUSLY:   EXCLUSIVE: Travis Tygart, Head of Olympic Anti-Doping Agency, Investigated Sexual Abuse Cases For USA Swimming Published September 3rd, 2014   Olympic Anti-Doping Chief Tygart Investigated Fugitive Sex Abuser Coach For USA Swimming; Ban Not Announced For 8 Years And He’s Probably Still Coaching in Venezuela Published September 4th, 2014   Ex-Flack For USADA’s […]