Archive for November, 2018

Is Jeff Sims of Junior College Championship Game’s Garden City (Kansas) — Now Headed to Missouri Southern State — the Latest Coach to Kill a Player in Football Conditioning Amidst a Community Cover-Up?

Published November 28th, 2018, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   Concussion Inc. has been following up — all by ourselves — on the most recent death in college football: 19-year-old Braeden Bradforth, who collapsed following a practice in August at Garden City Community College in Kansas. See the links below. Bradforth is non-traumatic conditioning/practice fatality No. 36 in college football this […]

Matt Chaney Guest Column: ‘Football Denial Stands Historical and Perpetual, California and Elsewhere’

Published November 21st, 2018, Uncategorized

While we await a final ruling from the Alameda County Superior Court in our Public Records Act case motion against the University of California for release of 141 pages of Berkeley campus police files in the 2014 football conditioning death of Ted Agu, Concussion Inc. is pleased to present this guest column by Matt Chaney, […]

Full Text of Court’s Tentative Ruling Yesterday in Concussion Inc. Motion For Release of UC Berkeley Campus Police 141 Pages of Reports on 2014 Ted Agu Football Conditioning Death

Published November 20th, 2018, Uncategorized

Below is the full text of the tentative ruling issued yesterday by Alameda County Superior Court Judge Jeffrey Brand in our motion, seeking release under the California Public Records Act, of 141 pages of secret Berkeley campus police reports in the 2014 death of football player Ted Agu. An interpretive report is in the previous […]

‘Not Persuaded’ by University of California, Judge in Our Public Records Act Lawsuit For Ted Agu Football Death Papers Asks For Evidence That 141-Page Berkeley Campus Police Binder Involved ‘Suspicion of Criminal Activity’

Published November 20th, 2018, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   Stating that the University of California has not yet met its burden under the Public Records Act, Alameda County Superior Court Judge Jeffrey Brand postponed a hearing this week on Concussion Inc.’s motion to compel production of a 141-page Berkeley campus police binder of reports on the 2014 football conditioning death […]

Two Sarah Ehekircher Teammates Step Forward With Statements to USA Swimming Supporting Her Abuse Case Against Scott MacFarland — One Recants ‘Entirely Inaccurate’ 2010 Affidavit Defending Him

Published November 16th, 2018, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   In the vague processing of Sarah Ehekircher’s reinstalled complaint of abuse by her 1980s teen coach Scott MacFarland — and of USA Swimming’s skewed and biased investigation of her original complaint in 2010 — both the swimming body and the new National Center for SafeSport have pressed Ehekircher to produce “new” […]