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January 20, 2011

NFL: Dr. Maroon’s Supplement Work OK Because He’s Not League or Club ‘Employee’

Greg Aiello, the National Football League’s conscientious media liaison, got back to me quickly in response to my post earlier today, “NFL Bans Coaches From Relationships […]
January 21, 2011

ESPN’s Peter Keating Was First to Expose NFL and WWE Concussion Doc Joseph Maroon’s Conflicts of Interest

Previously, I have tipped my hat to the reporting on the concussion issue by Alan Schwarz of The New York Times. Another journalistic giant on this […]
January 21, 2011

Roundup of Coverage of Pittsburgh Steelers / NFL / WWE Doc Joseph Maroon’s Misstatements and Ethical Shortcuts on Concussion Research

On the eve of the National Football League conference championship game involving the Pittsburgh Steelers, here are links to all the posts here, dating back more […]
January 21, 2011

‘Senator Udall Has Opened the Door a Crack … It’s Up to Senator Blumenthal to Kick It Wide Open’

January 23, 2011

Sports Concussion Scandal Ground Zero: NFL and WWE Doc Joseph Maroon’s Hype Article in ‘Neurosurgery’ on Riddell Football Helmets

Alan Schwarz of The New York Times, who all but owns the major-media coverage of the concussion story, has another good one today: “Oversight Group Vows […]
January 24, 2011

Timeline of Dr. Joseph Maroon’s Work As WWE Medical Director

(See also yesterday’s post, “Sports Concussion Scandal Ground Zero: NFL and WWE Doc Joseph Maroon’s Hype Article in ‘Neurosurgery’ on Riddell Football Helmets.”) The Pittsburgh Steelers […]
January 24, 2011

Wrestling Media on WWE Medical Director Joseph Maroon …

… Missing In Action. Corrective links welcomed.   Irv Muchnick
January 25, 2011

WWE Investigation Should Be on Track With New Connecticut Labor Commissioner

Governor Dan Malloy’s selection of Glenn Marshall, president of Carpenters Union Local 210, as Connecticut’s labor commissioner is good news for advocates of reform and regulation […]
January 26, 2011

More on New Connecticut Labor Commissioner Glenn Marshall

The Carpenters Union, of which Marshall has been president, is regarded as “sophisticated in their approach to labor relations, acting as an ally of construction contractors […]