December

December 31, 2018

U.S. Center for SafeSport’s Deer-in-the-Headlights Founding CEO, Shellie Pfohl, Resigns and Lopes Back to the Bramble

by Irvin Muchnick   Part of the U.S. Olympic Committee’s holiday news dump, at the end of a year in which the massive USA Gymnastics/Larry Nassar […]
December 31, 2018

George Gibney 2019: What Happened Inside the Irish Government in the Immediate Aftermath of the Settlement of Our FOIA Case For Material From the American Immigration File of the Rapist Former Olympic Swimming Coach

PREVIOUS INSTALLMENTS OF THIS REVIEW SERIES: “Fate of the Most Notorious At-Large Sex Criminal in the History of Global Sports (‘The First Named Coach’) Hinges on […]
December 30, 2018

George Gibney 2019: December 2017 FOIA Settlement Documented U.S. Government Inaction and Set the Stage For New Action

PREVIOUS INSTALLMENTS OF THIS REVIEW SERIES: “Fate of the Most Notorious At-Large Sex Criminal in the History of Global Sports (‘The First Named Coach’) Hinges on […]
December 29, 2018

George Gibney 2019: Our Review Series Continues With Flashback to Federal Judge Breyer’s 2016 Decision in the FOIA Case For Department of Homeland Security Records on the Rapist Former Irish Olympic Swimming Coach

PREVIOUS INSTALLMENTS OF THIS REVIEW SERIES: “Fate of the Most Notorious At-Large Sex Criminal in the History of Global Sports (‘The First Named Coach’) Hinges on […]
December 27, 2018

George Gibney 2019: Fate of the Most Notorious At-Large Sex Criminal in the History of Global Sports (‘The First Named Coach’) Hinges on Pressure of House Democrats on Executive Branch of President Donald Trump (‘Individual-1’)

(Complete chronological links to our series, which began January 27, 2015, under the headline “Why Is George Gibney — No. 1 At-Large Pedophile in Global Sports […]
December 23, 2018

Mark Schubert, USA Swimming’s Alpha Male Authoritarian, and the Good Old Boys of the International Swimming Coaches Association

by Irvin Muchnick   Last week, in introducing the excellent takedown of legendary swimming coach Dick Shoulberg by coach-blogger Chris DeSantis, I mentioned that my own […]
December 20, 2018

Braeden Bradforth, College Football’s Latest Conditioning Death, Went From the Jersey Shore, to Recruitment by a Junior College in the Heart of the Heart of the Country, to a Kansas Morgue — All in the Span of Eight Days

by Irvin Muchnick   I’ve promised some additional timeline details on the August 1 death of Braeden Bradforth following the first day of practice at Garden […]
December 20, 2018

In Arguing That the Secret Ted Agu Death Berkeley Campus Police Reports Should Not Be Released, University of California Ignored Key Evidence. So We Gave It to the Court Ourselves.

by Irvin Muchnick   Late yesterday we published Concussion Inc.’s closing written argument to Alameda County Superior Court Judge Jeffrey Brand in the dispute over whether […]
December 19, 2018

Full Text of Concussion Inc.’s Last Argument For Release of the 141-Page Binder of Berkeley Campus Police Reports in the 2014 Ted Agu Death in Cal Football Winter Conditioning

Below are the full texts of the brief and the supporting declaration of Irvin Muchnick in today’s filing before Alameda County Superior Court Judge Jeffrey Brand, […]