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April 25, 2011

Muchnick Interviewed About WWE on Connecticut Radio Friday

Irvin Muchnick, author of CHRIS & NANCY: The True Story of the Benoit Murder-Suicide and Pro Wrestling’s Cocktail of Death, will be interviewed by host Larry […]
April 26, 2011

‘Blumenthal backs “misclassification” bill but ducks questions about WWE’ (Manchester Journal Inquirer)

Reprinted in full with permission. Blumenthal backs ‘misclassification’ bill but ducks questions about WWE by Don Michak Manchester Journal Inquirer U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, flanked Monday […]
April 26, 2011

Senator Udall No-Comments Query on Investigation of Rigging of Concussion Tests

This morning I faxed the following to Senator Tom Udall’s press secretary, Amber McDowell. There has been no response. Please provide a statement from Senator Udall […]
May 2, 2011

Dave Duerson’s CTE and the Cause of Living Brain-Injured NFL Alumni

At a just-concluded press conference in Boston attended by Dave Duerson’s ex-wife and their four children, doctors affiliated with Boston University and Chris Nowinski’s Sports Legacy […]
May 3, 2011

‘Duerson CTE Finding Must Change NFL Concussion Debate From Consciousness-Raising to Accountability’ … today at Beyond Chron

Dave Duerson had CTE – chronic traumatic encephalopathy. The finding on the brain of the 50-year-old retired National Football League star, who committed suicide in February, […]
May 5, 2011

Duerson Legacy Belongs in a Labor Department Audit, Not in Jock Hagiography

Alan Schwarz of The New York Times has taken the Dave Duerson story exactly where it needs to go: toward no-holds-barred examination of the National Football […]
May 6, 2011

‘Duerson’s CTE Finding Must Change NFL Concussion Debate From Consciousness-Raising to Accountability’ (full text from Beyond Chron)

[originally published May 3 at http://www.beyondchron.org/articles/Duerson_s_CTE_Finding_Must_Change_NFL_Concussion_Debate_From_Consciousness_Raising_to_Accountability_9147.htm]l by Irvin Muchnick Dave Duerson had CTE – chronic traumatic encephalopathy. The finding on the brain of the 50-year-old retired […]
May 8, 2011

Top Videos at WrestlingBabylon YouTube Channel

Irvin Muchnick Confronts Wrestling Legend Bret Hart on ‘Nancy Grace’ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oXmw7Fmhwgg (more than 20,000 views)  *** Irvin Muchnick on ‘The O’Reilly Factor’ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=asTdiVWf4gM *** Irvin Muchnick […]
May 9, 2011

‘Government’s Sports Priorities Value Business Over Public Health’ … today at Beyond Chron

Some day the next Edward Gibbon will come along to chronicle the obsessive triviality of the succession of boy-kings we’ve been choosing to manage the late […]