June

June 20, 2018

George Gibney Got to U.S. With a Diversity Lottery Visa and Lied on His Citizenship Application — But Apparently He’s Not the Type ICE Likes to Bust

by Irvin Muchnick   Here’s a story that seems appropriate to share as I take a break for foreign travel: U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) […]
June 19, 2018

Canadian Human Rights Commission Will Review Dead-End Investigation of Abuses of Native Students by John Furlong — Olympic Potentate and Former Irish School Colleague of Rapist Swimming Coach Fugitive George Gibney

by Irvin Muchnick   In a significant victory for the First Nations former students of John Furlong — the Canadian Olympic lord of the rings and […]
June 18, 2018

University of Maryland Won’t Disclose Cause of Football’s Latest Conditioning Death — Another Case With Strong Echoes of Ted Agu at Cal in 2014

by Irvin Muchnick   Another college football player has died during offseason conditioning drills, and his institution isn’t saying why. Sound familiar? Jordan McNair, a 19-year-old, […]
June 17, 2018

Program Note on Developing Stories at Concussion Inc.

by Irvin Muchnick   Concussion Inc. anticipates publishing little content from late June through early July. My entire family will be traveling to China shortly for […]
June 14, 2018

Sarah Ehekircher Update: SafeSport Center Falls Silent, But USA Swimming Chief Hinchey Sets Second Meeting and Gives Up 2010 Hearing Transcript; Congressional Probes Improve

by Irvin Muchnick   Is the U.S. Center for SafeSport “ghosting” Sarah Ehekircher? No one from there has communicated with her since our May 29, May […]
June 12, 2018

Full Text of Our Motion on Privacy Issues in ‘Muchnick v. UC Regents’ — Public Records Act Case For Documents Related to Ted Agu’s 2014 Cal Football Death

As just reported here, Concussion Inc.’s attorney Roy S. Gordet has filed a new brief leading up to the next hearing, on August 1, in our […]
June 12, 2018

Concussion Inc. Tells Court in Public Records Act Case of University of California’s ‘Shifting Grounds for Withholding or Disclosing the Agu Documents’; Asks For Immediate Release of 141-Page Campus Police Report on 2014 Football Death

by Irvin Muchnick   Concussion Inc. has told the judge in our California Public Records Act (CPRA) lawsuit against the University of California Regents that the […]
June 10, 2018

Better Late Than Never, San Francisco Chronicle Tells Some of the Very History It Participated in Burying About the Cal Football Conditioning Program That Killed Ted Agu

by Irvin Muchnick   With the wind-up and pitch of “news from nowhere,” the San Francisco Chronicle has taken the welcome step of ending years of […]
June 4, 2018

Sleazy Emails From U.S. Center for SafeSport Expose Con of Sarah Ehekircher Before Meeting With Senior Investigator Kathleen Smith and Director of Legal Affairs Michael Henry

by Irvin Muchnick   The travesty that was the May 24 meeting to discuss Sarah Ehekircher’s U.S. Center for SafeSport complaint against swimming coach Scott MacFarland, […]