Archive for August, 2019

Boston Globe Sports Columnist Dan Shaughnessy Thinks Basketball Legend Bob Cousy’s Presidential Medal of Freedom Speech Was Great — But Omits, Then Distorts, the Most Important Line From It

Published August 30th, 2019, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick In an embarrassing display of the art of the sycophantic fanboy sports column, the Boston Globe’s Dan Shaughnessy last week lauded as “Oval Office magic” — akin to Bob Cousy’s dribbling and passing wizardry — the former Boston Celtics great’s controversial White House speech last week in which he accepted the Presidential […]

Solly Fulp, Former Cal Athletics Deputy Director and Chief Operating Officer, Is One of Several Figures at the Center of the UC Berkeley Cover-Up of the 2014 Ted Agu Football Death

Published August 27th, 2019, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick Yesterday Concussion Inc. reported that Solly Fulp has been subpoenaed in my California Public Records Act case against the University of California Regents for more internal documents relating to the cover-up in the 2014 offseason football conditioning drill death of Ted Agu. With manipulations in which Fulp played a part, UC Berkeley […]

Former UC Berkeley Athletics Chief Operating Officer Subpoenaed For Deposition About His Emails in Muchnick’s California Public Records Act Case For Documents on Ted Agu Football Death Cover-Up

Published August 26th, 2019, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick This reporter has had Solly Fulp, the former deputy director and chief operating officer of Cal Athletics, subpoenaed in my California Public Records Act case against the University of California Regents. Fulp will be deposed by Concussion Inc.’s attorney, Roy S. Gordet, at a date to be determined. The Fulp deposition will […]

Court in Public Records Act Case Sets Hearing on Scope of Attorney-Client Privilege Claim in University of California Documents on Ted Agu Football Death

Published August 15th, 2019, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick In what may be the final “merits” dispute of my California Public Records Act lawsuit for internal University of California documents in the 2014 Ted Agu football conditioning death under then head coach Sonny Dykes and strength and conditioning assistant Damon Harrington, an Alameda County Superior Court judge this week set a […]

My Diana Nyad Problem — And Ours

Published August 13th, 2019, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick A year ago this month, in utmost quiet, the New York Times published a correction of a key passage in Diana Nyad’s 2017 op-ed page memoir of her alleged abuse at the hands of her high school coach. Though not named in the article, he is known to be Jack Nelson, an […]