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December 2, 2010

Further Reading on WWE Wellness Policy, Concussions, Dr. Joseph Maroon, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

The cover story in the current Pittsburgh City Paper on the World Wrestling Entertainment wellness policy is very poor, possibly the least informative and coherent article […]
December 3, 2010

Not Yet Clear Whether Connecticut Investigation of WWE Is Wide-Ranging and Significant

Connecticut Labor Department attorney Heidi Lane and spokesman Paul Oates have talked me through some of the intricacies of state law with respect to the current […]
December 4, 2010

Threats to This Blog

From June 13, 2009, through December 3, 2010 (yesterday), the comments form at this blog has received a series of 17 anonymous communications from three Internet […]
December 6, 2010

WWE’s Holiday Gift: ‘Tables, Ladders, and Chairs’

World Wrestling Entertainment – company of once-and-future Senate candidate Linda McMahon – closes out 2010 with the charming annual pay-per-view event “Tables, Ladders, and Chairs.” Let’s […]
December 6, 2010

Muchnick YouTube Channel’s Greatest Hits

Irvin Muchnick Confronts Wrestling Legend Bret Hart (CNN’s Nancy Grace, 6/29/07 ): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oXmw7Fmhwgg Irvin Muchnick Discusses Linda McMahon and Death in Wrestling on WTNH (news report […]
December 7, 2010

Echoes of Benoit in UFC Fighter Sonnen’s Testosterone Replacement Therapy Claim

Last week brought the story of mixed martial artist Chael Sonnen’s appeal hearing before the California State Athletic Commission of his suspension and fine for his […]
December 8, 2010

Blumenthal Chooses Planned Parenthood Exec for Chief of Senate Staff

Count me among those who think Connecticut commentator Kevin “Don’t Call Linda McMahon My Mouthpiece” Rennie has a point when he says a compromised smell emits […]
December 13, 2010

Keith Harris of Cageside Seats on the Lurking Death Story in Mixed Martial Arts

Yet another reason why I say that you should care about death in pro wrestling even if you don’t care about pro wrestling: “Why isn’t Chronic […]
December 13, 2010

Wrestler Dave Taylor Discusses Just About Everything Except …

… what he and his wife were doing outside Chris Benoit’s house in unincorporated Fayetteville, Georgia, on June 25, 2007. See “Gary Mehaffy interviews David Taylor,” […]