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March 31, 2016

University of California Says There Are ‘No Secret Terms’ in Ted Agu Football Wrongful Death Lawsuit Settlement — But Difficult Questions Persist in the End Game

by Irvin Muchnick     Some time soon, possibly right after an early April court hearing, the major news media will pick up on something Concussion […]
March 31, 2016

New York Times Out-Insults the NFL — And Changes Nothing in the National Football Debate With Its Equivocal, High-Level Coverage

by Irvin Muchnick     Everyone is cheering on the New York Times. And hey, I am, too. Anything that puts the National Football League on […]
March 28, 2016

USA SWIMMING LIES — CLAIMS ‘NO INVESTIGATION’ OF SICKO GERMANTOWN ACADEMY COACH DICK SHOULBERG

Complete headline links to our Shoulberg series are at https://concussioninc.net/?p=10736.   by Irvin Muchnick   USA Swimming claimed “there is no investigation” of Dick Shoulberg, despite […]
March 28, 2016

While Media Promote ‘Infancy’ of CTE Research, Youth Football Players Are Reduced to Laboratory Rats

by Irvin Muchnick     Over the last few days I’ve had a revealing exchange of emails with a national sports columnist whom I criticized for […]
March 25, 2016

The Criminal Death of Cal Football Player Ted Agu: Headline Links to Our Coverage

University of California’s Account of Teammate’s Attack on Freshman Running Back Fabiano Hale Is Full of Holes Published November 27th, 2013 *** Player-on-Player Attack Suggests the […]
March 25, 2016

As Cal Football Settles Family Lawsuit Over Ted Agu’s Wrongful Death, Head Coach Sonny Dykes and Conditioning Coach Damon Harrington Must Be Fired

by Irvin Muchnick Concussion Inc. just exclusively reported that the parties in Agu v. Regents of the University of California have filed notice of “conditional” settlement […]
March 25, 2016

Settlement Reached in Cal Football Player Ted Agu’s Family’s Wrongful Death Lawsuit

The parties in the Ted Agu / University of California lawsuit have filed a conditional notice of settlement. An April court date, previously set for the […]
March 25, 2016

Swimming World Magazine Drops Alex Pussieldi — But Canadian Government Remains Mum on Call to Block His Olympic Media Credentials

Links to Concussion Inc.’s coverage of Alex Pussieldi are at https://concussioninc.net/?p=8652.   by Irvin Muchnick     We’re still waiting to hear back from Carla Qualtrough, […]
March 25, 2016

When and Why Did the American Academy of Pediatrics Reverse Its 1957 Position Against Youth Football?

From the invaluable Katherine Snedaker of Pink Concussions.   From opposing in 1957 to supporting 2015, on what evidence did the AAP reverse its Policy on […]