Archive for September, 2016

Cal Projects Details Next Week on Plan For Second Internal Review of Bears Football Strength and Conditioning Program

Published September 24th, 2016, Uncategorized

University of California-Berkeley spokesman Dan Mogulof has told Concussion Inc. this regarding a second review of the football strength and conditioning program, which has been promised by Chancellor Nicholas Dirks: “The review plan is being finalized with our colleagues in Athletics this week. I should be able to send you a copy of the review […]

Irish TImes: “US court to hear case on Olympic coach George Gibney”

Published September 24th, 2016, Uncategorized   Complete headline links to our series on George Gibney are at

Casey Batten — Cal Football Doctor Who Covered Up Ted Agu’s Death — Falls Upward, to the NFL’s Los Angeles Rams

Published September 23rd, 2016, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick       What happens to a college football team physician who spearheads his institution’s campaign to cover up the death of one of its players? There’s an answer if you’re Dr. Casey Batten — the doctor at the University of California-Berkeley who withheld from the coroner knowledge that Ted Agu had […]

Joe Bernal — Banned Former Olympic, Harvard, Club Swimming Coach — Has Dropped Out of Sight: Boston Globe

Published September 21st, 2016, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick The Boston Globe on Sunday published the highest-profile and most comprehensive account of the disappearance of Joe Bernal, the iconic New England swimming coach who earlier this year was banned for sexual misconduct by USA Swimming. See Bernal was on U.S. Olympic team staffs and coached at Harvard. As a mentor of […]

Arrivederci, Santa Clara Sports Law Symposium

Published September 20th, 2016, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   Your correspondent forgot to calendar a reminder to check out … not … what gives with the next edition of the increasingly worthless annual “symposium” of the Santa Clara University Law School’s Institute on Sports Law and Ethics. I say increasingly worthless because the event — all along a junket for […]