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April 21, 2011

Once Again and For the Record: TNA Is Worse Than WWE

TNA is the No. 2 wrestling promotion. I don’t dwell on it because unlike World Wrestling Entertainment — or, excuse me, The New WWE — few […]
April 22, 2011

What Chris Benoit Wrote After the Funeral of Ray ‘Big Boss Man’ Traylor

The following is a transcript of the entry in Chris Benoit’s journal on September 25, 2004. A copy of the document was given to me by […]
April 22, 2011

Senator Blumenthal to Discuss Independent Contractor Misclassification

MONDAY: SENATOR BLUMENTHAL TO HOST PRESS CONFERENCE IN WETHERSFIELD (Hartford, CT) – On Monday, April 25, 2011, Senator Richard Blumenthal will join representatives of the construction […]
April 22, 2011

More on Senator Blumenthal’s ‘Payroll Fraud Prevention Act’

The blog “Independent Contractor Compliance” has details on S. 770, the Payroll Fraud Prevention Act, co-sponsored by Connecticut’s Senator Richard Blumenthal and his Democratic colleagues Sherrod […]
April 23, 2011

Recommended Reading: Cageside Seats on the WWE-Lowell Weicker Split

“Did the McMahons force out long time board member Lowell Weicker Jr.?” by Keith Harris http://www.cagesideseats.com/2011/4/22/2127703/did-wwe-force-out-long-time-board-member-lowell-weicker-jr
April 23, 2011

AP Story on Blumenthal Independent Contractor Initiative Cites WWE

“Worker misclassification came up during Blumenthal’s 2010 Senate campaign when it was revealed World Wrestling Entertainment was being investigated by the state for possible violations. Linda […]
April 23, 2011

Dr. Maroon’s ImPACT Testing Part of ‘Hocus Pocus Concussion Remedy’: Author-Blogger Matt Chaney

Matt Chaney’s piece today, “Critics, Evidence Debunk ‘Concussion Testing’ in Football,” suggests that I have been far too kind in my criticisms of the ImPACT system […]
April 25, 2011

WWE Lawyer McDevitt: Company Meets ‘Most of’ Independent Contractor Requirements

Senator Richard Blumenthal will hold a press conference today at the Connecticut Construction Industries Association in Wethersfield to promote federal legislation he is co-sponsoring to curb […]
April 25, 2011

Ex-NFL Player Matt Bowen: I Sandbagged My Concussion Test

Continuing last week’s line of reporting from this blog and from FoxSports.com’s Alex Marvez: “Why players ‘cheat’ the concussion test” by Matt Bowen National Football Post […]