Archive for April, 2017

San Francisco Chronicle Reporters May Also Have Received UC Berkeley Public Records Act Materials That Were Withheld For Nearly a Year from Concussion Inc.

Published April 3rd, 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 http://amzn.to/2aA2LDl. One hundred percent of royalties are being donated to sickle cell trait research and education.   by Irvin Muchnick   We have […]

Flashback — Denver Post: ‘Abuse in Youth Sports an Issue For Congress’

Published April 2nd, 2017, Uncategorized

The essay below was originally published May 26, 2015, at http://www.denverpost.com/opinion/ci_28192331/my-turn-abuse-youth-sports-an-issue-congress.   Guest Commentary: Abuse in youth sports an issue for Congress By Irvin Muchnick   Re: “Reducing the risk of abuse in youth sports,”May 15 guest commentary. The commentary by Chuck Wielgus, USA Swimming’s executive director, is both misleading and a disservice to America’s […]

Call For Dismissal of USA Swimming Chief Chuck Wielgus Now Accompanies Heat on USA Gymnastics

Published April 2nd, 2017, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   In the wake of the forced resignation of USA Gymnastics president Steve Penny in the sexual abuse scandals that are now the focus of Congressional hearings, the spotlight is rightly being turned on Chuck Wielgus, who is scheduled to retire this summer after 20 years as the chief executive of USA […]