June 30, 2017

Remember the Cal Football Strength and Conditioning Program Review 2.0? The University Is Betting That the Public Won’t

by Irvin Muchnick   Today is the first anniversary of the announcement by the then-University of California at Berkeley chancellor, Nicholas B. Dirks, that he was […]
June 28, 2017

USA Gymnastics Does the USA Swimming ‘Safe Sport’ Two-Step. But Congress Is Needed to Oversee Youth Sports Sex Abuse.

by Irvin Muchnick   In a movie we’ve seen many times before, USA Gymnastics has “unanimously” — yea, enthusiastically — accepted “all 70 recommendations” in an […]
June 7, 2017

Donald Trump, James Comey, Vince McMahon — And the Meaning of ‘I Am Not Under Investigation’

by Irvin Muchnick     A little-noticed aspect of retrospectives on the legendary sportswriter Frank Deford is the full background of the early 1990s federal investigation […]