Archive for February, 2017

Trump’s Russia Ties Included Promoting MMA Great Fedor Emelianenko

Published February 19th, 2017, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   The New York Times has added still only intriguing, but crucial, details to the galloping scandal of Donald Trump’s long and deep ties to Russia, and the interference in Trump’s favor of operatives of the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, in the American presidential election. The new details involve a back-channel initiative […]

Senator Feinstein Seeks Tougher Law For National Sports Governing Bodies’ Handling of Sex Abuse Cases

Published February 18th, 2017, Uncategorized

This is a coup for the investigative reporting team at the Indianapolis Star that exposed the cover-ups at USA Gymnastics.

George Gibney Cited in New Irish Magazine Article on How Coverage of Non-Catholic Abuses Tends to Be Muted

Published February 15th, 2017, Uncategorized

Complete chronological headline links to our Gibney series:   by Irvin Muchnick A  new  article  in  Village,  an  Irish  political-cultural  magazine,  mentions  in  passing  George  Gibney,  the former  Olympic  swim  coach and  fugitive  rapist. It is  instructive  for  followers  on  the  American  side  of  Gibney’s  nearly  quarter-century-long  odyssey  as  a  resident  alien  in  the […]

New Expose of Abuses in Taekwondo Highlights Need to Revisit the Stevens Amateur Sports Act

Published February 14th, 2017, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   Will Hobson and Steven Rich of the Washington Post have just contributed mightily to the journalism on Olympic sport sexual abuse — and that is not because they documented yet another individual horror story (Marc Gitelman) in yet another sport (taekwondo). Rather, it is because the Post story targets where the […]

UC Berkeley Dribbles Out More on Scandalous Background of Football Player Ted Agu’s Death — The Only Case This Material Makes Is the One For Fuller Disclosure

Published February 12th, 2017, Uncategorized

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 is available on Kindle-friendly devices at One hundred percent of royalties are being donated to sickle cell trait research and education.   by Irvin Muchnick   Concussion Inc. […]