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March 24, 2011

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

PREVIOUSLY: “Introducing ‘What the Feds Must Investigate About WWE-NFL Doc Joseph Maroon’s ImPACT Concussion Product’” “Subpoena Cena: Does WWE Medical Director Joseph Maroon ’s ImPACT System […]
March 25, 2011

‘It’s the Concussion Crisis, Stupid’ (full text from Beyond Chron)

[originally published March 21 at Beyond Chron, http://www.beyondchron.org/articles/It_s_the_Concussion_Crisis_Stupid_Fed_Probe_of_Football_Helmet_Safety_Must_Not_Scratch_the_Surface_9009.html]   by Irvin Muchnick Senator Tom Udall’s proposed bill on football helmet safety, announced last week, is a […]
March 25, 2011

Ahoy, Congress! Google Books Objector Pam Samuelson’s Policy Agenda

Cross-posted from http://freelancerights.blogspot.com. Pamela Samuelson and I have two things in common. And no, neither one is a MacArthur fellowship or broad expertise in the interplay […]
March 25, 2011

‘ImPACT’ of Dr. Maroon’s and Colleagues’ Writings

PREVIOUSLY: “Introducing ‘What the Feds Must Investigate About WWE-NFL Doc Joseph Maroon’s ImPACT Concussion Product’” “Subpoena Cena: Does WWE Medical Director Joseph Maroon’s ImPACT System Manage […]
March 26, 2011

Wrestling Note on Late Vice Presidential Candidate Geraldine Ferraro

Below I’ve corrected the original post, which said that the Felt Forum is now the Manhattan Center. Manhattan Center is a different nearby building. Thanks to […]
March 30, 2011

From the Wrestling Babylon Archives

World Wrestling Entertainment’s WrestleMania 27 takes place in Atlanta on Sunday. Here are some of the most popular WrestleMania-based articles at our archive on topics you […]
April 2, 2011

A Few Words About WWE Hall of Famer and Bloodlust Sicko ‘Abdullah the Butcher’

The traditional WrestleMania Eve induction ceremony for the World Wrestling Entertainment Hall of Fame is tonight in Atlanta. I’ve reported previously on lead inductee Shawn Michaels’ […]
April 4, 2011

‘NFL Labor Negotiations Aren’t Just a Bilateral Affair’ … today at Beyond Chron

Addicted populist poseurs that so many of them are, our elected leaders can soon be counted on to move from March Madness to camera-hog jawboning to […]
April 4, 2011

Developing: WWE Reinstitutes Chair Shots to the Head

Paul Levesque — the wrestler known as “Triple H,” who is slated to take over top management of World Wrestling Entertainment when his in-laws, Vince and […]