Archive for October, 2019

Former Cal Deputy Athletic Director Solly Fulp Confirms That It Was His Father Who Was Forwarded Internal Emails on the Ted Agu Football Death For Which the University Is Now Claiming Attorney-Client Privilege

Published October 11th, 2019, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick Solly Fulp, former deputy director and chief operating officer of the University of California-Berkeley athletic department, inexplicably forwarded a chain of administrators’ emails, discussing talking points in the 2014 Ted Agu football conditioning death, to his father Ian Fulp, a retired municipal parks and recreation director in Alaska. Confirmation of the identity […]

Flashback: Concussion Inc.’s Early 2019 Coverage Anticipated New Reports of Federal Grand Jury Investigation of Swimming’s Insurance Practices

Published October 7th, 2019, Uncategorized

As George Gibney Action Looms, USA Swimming Is Under the Microscope For Its Uniquely Irregular Insurance PracticesPublished May 22nd, 2019 THE GEORGE GIBNEY CHRONICLES: What the Hunt For the Most Notorious At-Large Sex Criminal in the History of Global Sports Has Told Us About the Sports Establishments and Governments on Two Continents is available for $3.49 US […]

Wall Street Journal Bombshell: Federal Grand Jury and FBI Are Investigating USA Swimming Sexual Abuse — Including Concealed Assets and Irregularities With In-House Insurance Company

Published October 2nd, 2019, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick Giving even more teeth to Concussion Inc.’s years of reporting on the irregularities of USA Swimming’s Barbados-based subsidiary, the “United States Sports Insurance Company” — as well as to our suggestions that federal investigators are closing in on disgraced former Irish Olympic swimming coach and notorious sex abuser George Gibney — the […]

Flashback: My 2003 Los Angeles Times Magazine Article ‘Welcome to Plantation Football’

Published October 1st, 2019, Uncategorized

With the passage of and signing by California Governor Gavin Newsom of legislation allowing college athletes to get paid for licensing their names and likenesses, I return to my coverage of the issue 16 years ago. Below is the text of my article in the August 31, 2003, edition of the Los Angeles Times Magazine […]