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January 12, 2011

More Questions About WWE Medical Director Joseph Maroon

In response to my article yesterday at Beyond Chron, “Joseph Maroon, Doctor for NFL and WWE, Has It Every Which Way on Concussions,” http://www.beyondchron.org/articles/Joseph_Maroon_Doctor_for_NFL_and_WWE_Has_It_Every_Which_Way_on_Concussions_8803.html, Mark Picot […]
January 13, 2011

Why Didn’t NFL and WWE’s Dr. Maroon Speak Up About the Riddell Helmet Advertising Claims?

It’s all well and good that Dr. Joseph Maroon now agrees with Senator Tom Udall’s call for a Federal Trade Commission investigation of the Riddell manufacturer’s […]
January 13, 2011

Support Wrestler Mick Foley’s Work With ChildFund International in Sierra Leone

I just finished reading the chapter “A Sponsor for Alimany” in Mick Foley’s latest book, Countdown to Lockdown. It is reason enough to take a pause […]
January 13, 2011

NFL: No Comment on Senator Udall’s Call for FTC Investigation of Riddell Helmet Claims from Dr. Maroon Research

Yesterday I emailed both Dr. Joseph Maroon (National Football League and World Wrestling Entertainment consultant) and NFL spokesman Greg Aiello for comment on Senator Tom Udall’s […]
January 14, 2011

‘Joseph Maroon, Doctor for NFL and WWE, Has It Every Which Way on Concussions’ (full text from Beyond Chron)

[originally published at Beyond Chron, January 11, http://www.beyondchron.org/articles/Joseph_Maroon_Doctor_for_NFL_and_WWE_Has_It_Every_Which_Way_on_Concussions_8803.html]   by Irvin Muchnick With the Pittsburgh Steelers about to open their playoff schedule Saturday in quest of […]
January 14, 2011

New In-House General Counsel at WWE

Here is how the Connecticut Law Tribune reported the hire of World Wrestling Entertainment’s new general counsel, Michael Luisi, and reviewed the story — broken on […]
January 18, 2011

In Case We Didn’t Already Know: Congressman Waxman’s 2009 Call to the White House Drug Policy Office to Investigate WWE Was a Charade

Through spokeswoman Katherine Bush, the director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, Gil Kerlikowske, issued the following statement to me: ONDCP takes […]
January 19, 2011

Linda McMahon 2012? Bring It On!

As Linda McMahon contemplates a run for Joe Lieberman’s vacant Senate seat in 2012 – after blowing through $50 million of her World Wrestling Entertainment fortune […]
January 20, 2011

NFL Bans Coaches From Relationships With Supplement Companies. But NFL and WWE Doctor Joseph Maroon? Ka-Ching!

ThePostGame.com is reporting that the National Football League ordered new Oakland Raiders head coach Hue Jackson to sever his ties with a supplement company called Sports […]