Archive for April, 2017

‘Lawsuit Against UC Regents Emblematic of Issues Facing College Football’ (full text from the Daily Cal)

Published April 30th, 2017, Uncategorized

This article was originally published April 25 at   by Irvin Muchnick The Daily Californian reported my lawsuit against the UC Board of Regents, under the state Public Records Act, for hitherto unreleased emails and other internal documents authored by university officials in relation to the 2014 death of Cal football player Ted Agu […]

Swim Coach Chris DeSantis: American Swimming Coaches Association ‘Waste of Money’ Run By ‘Con Man’

Published April 27th, 2017, Uncategorized

  Reprinted with permission from   by Chris DeSantis   Hundreds of times, I’ve uttered the sentence “I didn’t get into this sport to get rich” to a fellow coach. There’s always a knowing laugh on the other end. Most swim coaches get into this sport because they love it, and they love sharing […]

Muchnick Op-Ed in Daily Cal on Public Records Act Lawsuit For Documents in 2014 Ted Agu Football Death

Published April 25th, 2017, Uncategorized

The Daily Californian, the Berkeley campus newspaper, last week covered, at, our Public Records Act lawsuit against the University of California. Today the Daily Cal published our op-ed essay about the case, under the headline “Lawsuit against UC regents emblematic of issues facing college football,” Concussion Inc. will have the full text as […]

USA Swimming Chief Chuck Wielgus Dies of Cancer; Presided Over 20 Years of Sex Abuse Cover-Ups

Published April 24th, 2017, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   Chuck Wielgus, the chief executive of USA Swimming since 1997, has died of cancer at 67. All due sympathy goes to his family and loved ones. Wielgus had been scheduled to retire in August. Recently, as the Senate Judiciary Committee belatedly began exploring stories of systematic sexual abuse and cover-up at […]

Full Text of Complaint in California Public Records Act Lawsuit ‘Muchnick v. University of California’

Published April 19th, 2017, Uncategorized

PREVIOUSLY: Muchnick Sues University of California For Additional Public Records in 2014 Death of Football Player Ted Agu Published April 18th, 2017   Below is the full text of Irvin Muchnick’s complaint in the new California Public Records Act lawsuit against the University of California. A facsimile of the filing in Alameda County Superior Court is […]