Archive for June, 2019

Sports Illustrated Finally Makes Good With Thorough Account of Braeden Bradforth Football Conditioning Death at Garden City Community College in Kansas

Published June 24th, 2019, Uncategorized

Collapse and Confusion: The Death of a Juco Football Player Nearly a year after Braeden Bradforth’s death following his first day of junior college practice, his family is still dealing with the loss of its “gentle giant.” Meanwhile, his mother has fought for answers about the day she lost a son, not knowing how hard […]

Brandon Drawz, Controversial Swimming Figure, Resurfaces at High-Level Meeting at Olympic Training Center — And Now Responds to Concussion Inc.’s 2015 Coverage of Him

Published June 20th, 2019, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   On Twitter over the weekend, I promised a new story about Brandon Drawz, former USA Swimming board member and big shot. Completion of this article took a little longer than expected after, first, a surrogate for Drawz, and then Drawz himself, reached out to me to respond to Concussion Inc.’s series […]

Public Records Find By Associated Press Further Exposes Embarrassment of Garden City Community College’s Investigation of Braeden Bradforth Football Conditioning Death

Published June 7th, 2019, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   I’ve referred to the approximately 20 minutes of dilly-dallying by the Garden City (Kansas) Community College coaches and trainers in the Braeden Bradforth death — led by head coach Jeff “Act of God” Sims, before he eased on down the road to Missouri Southern State University. Make that 25 minutes. Roxana […]

Philadelphia Inquirer Finally Breaks the Embargo on Coverage of Lehigh County District Attorney James Martin’s ‘SLAPP’ Suit Against a Citizen-Journalist Critic

Published June 5th, 2019, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick Bill Villa, a persistent and colorful critic of Lehigh County’s long-time, corrupt district attorney James Martin — whose office, among other things, botched the murder prosecution of WWE star Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka in the 1983 death of his girlfriend Nancy Argentino, an investigative focus of mine for 27 years — spent a […]

Garden City Community College Names Expert For Braeden Bradforth Football Conditioning Death Investigation. Now, About That ‘Independence’ Part …

Published June 2nd, 2019, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   Perhaps stung by the criticism that ensued after the revelation that its $100,000 “independent investigation” of the August 1, 2018, Braeden Bradforth death, following the first practice of the season under then head football coach Jeff Sims, would be run by its own insurance lawyers, Garden City Community College (GCCC) has […]