Archive for August, 2018

Football Death Flashback 2 (5/16/16): Fatal Drill ‘Like an Army Movie’; Coach Harrington’s Taunt ‘Berkeley Was Making Us Soft’; Ted Agu’s Close Friend Transferred in Disgust

Published August 12th, 2018, Uncategorized

Our article earlier today noted the parallel circumstances — but not the parallel consequences — in the recent death of University of Maryland football player Jordan McNair and the 2014 death of University of California-Berkeley football player Ted Agu. Concussion Inc. is following up with republication of our 2016 reports quoting depositions in the Agu […]

Football Death Flashback 1 (5/11/16): Cal Conditioning Coach’s ‘Punishment Drills,’ ‘Swagger Games,’ ‘Down South Mental Toughness’

Published August 12th, 2018, Uncategorized

Our article earlier today noted the parallel circumstances — but not the parallel consequences — in the recent death of University of Maryland football player Jordan McNair and the 2014 death of University of California-Berkeley football player Ted Agu. Concussion Inc. is following up with republication of our 2016 reports quoting depositions in the Agu […]

What’s Happening Now at University of Maryland Football After the Jordan McNair Death Is What Should Have Happened at the University of California After the 2014 Ted Agu Death

Published August 12th, 2018, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   The dam has broken on the cover-up of the death of Jordan McNair earlier this year in football conditioning at the University of Maryland. After ESPN broke the story of a “toxic culture” inside the program — a hyper-macho, psycho bullying environment, installed from the top down, that daily put unpaid […]

Be VERY Skeptical of the Early Spin That Kansas College Player Braeden Bradforth’s Conditioning Death Last Week Was Not Football-Related

Published August 9th, 2018, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   Did Braeden Bradforth, the player who died last week at Garden City Community College in Kansas — becoming documented fatality number 36 this century in college football non-contact practice and conditioning — have sickle cell trait? That is the key question that is not being uttered in the football system about […]

U.S. Center for SafeSport’s Con Man PR Contractor Told Me His Employees ‘Would Never Lie For Me.’ So Far, He’s Right About That.

Published August 8th, 2018, Uncategorized

Complete related links: https://concussioninc.net/?p=13125   by Irvin Muchnick   I’ve been telling you about Dan Hill, the curious public relations guru for the U.S. Center for SafeSport, who has handled tough questions about the investigation of Sarah Ehekircher’s sexual abuse complaint against USA Swimming and coach Scott MacFarland with innuendo cloaked in “no comment,” plus […]