Archive for November, 2017

In the Swirl of Newly Emerging Abuse Stories, Stop to Remember Sarah Burt — Again

Published November 13th, 2017, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   As countless stories of deeply damaging, and mostly male, sexual misconduct unspool fashionably across all manner of industries and walks of life, I again urge those processing this new flood of news to remember victims of amateur sports coach abuse. It is one of the most easily and specifically addressed categories […]

Recapping the Week’s Coverage at Concussion Inc. — George Gibney Immigration, Diana Nyad / Jack Nelson, Ted Agu Death at Cal Football

Published November 10th, 2017, Uncategorized

GEORGE GIBNEY Last Saturday we reported that U.S. District Court Senior Judge Charles R. Breyer revealed that George Gibney was denied American citizenship when he applied for it in 2010. The judge suggested that Gibney had been untruthful on the application, and raised questions as to why there was not also the consequence of removal […]

University of California to Submit ‘Vaughn Index’ of Internal Documents on 2014 Ted Agu Football Death in Muchnick’s State Public Records Act Suit

Published November 9th, 2017, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   The University of California yesterday told a state court that it would file an index of internal documents compiled in its defense of Concussion Inc.’s Public Records Act (PRA) case for additional information on the 2014 death of UC Berkeley football player Ted Agu, plus surrounding events. Agu died during an […]

Diana Nyad’s Swimming Hall of Fame Coach and Molester Jack Nelson — Links to Concussion Inc.’s Coverage

Published November 9th, 2017, Uncategorized

  Congratulations, Diana Nyad — World-Class Athlete and Abuse Survivor Published September 2nd, 2013 ***** EXCLUSIVE: Florida Coach Stayed on Pool Deck Nine Years After USA Swimming Investigation of Battery Complaint Against Him Also Revealed Secret Videotapes of Boys Living With Him Published February 7th, 2014 “While working as an assistant under International Swimming Hall […]

Diana Nyad in the New York Times: ‘My Life After Sexual Assault’

Published November 9th, 2017, Uncategorized

“Here I was, a strong-willed young athlete. There he was, a charismatic pillar of the community. But I’m the one who, all these many years later, at the age of 68, no matter how happy and together I may be, continues to deal with the rage and the shame that comes with being silenced….”