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June 15, 2011

Columnist George Vecsey Defends New York Times Concussion Scandal Coverage: ‘What Are You Talking About?’

From: George Vecsey Subject: RE: New York Times fumbles national sports concussion scandal To: Irvin Muchnick Date: Tuesday, June 14, 2011, 5:09 PM the NYT has […]
June 15, 2011

FLASHBACK: How The New York Times Is Fumbling the National Sports Concussion Scandal

New York Times reporter Alan Schwarz, May 27: “As far as I know your concern with the coverage stems only from your Maroon-connection-to-Riddell-study issue. [I know […]
June 16, 2011

‘America’s Game: NFL Poised to Win Labor Battle and Lose Public-Health Fight’ … today at Beyond Chron

Those who think the bargaining and legal skirmishes surrounding the National Football League and its players are in sudden death overtime have fallen for the oldest […]
June 16, 2011

Wrestling Observer’s Dave Meltzer on Randy Orton’s Concussion and the Research of Dr. Bennet Omalu

From the June 20 issue of Dave Meltzer’s Wrestling Observer Newsletter. Reprinted with permission. For subscription information, go to http://www.f4wonline.com/. Randy Orton suffered a legitimate concussion […]
June 17, 2011

New York Times Blacks Out Concussion Research Pioneer Bennet Omalu – While Coddling NFL / WWE Charlatan Joseph Maroon

New York Times reporter Alan Schwarz, May 27: “As far as I know your concern with the coverage stems only from your Maroon-connection-to-Riddell-study issue. [I know […]
June 18, 2011

Cageside Seats: Dr. Maroon’s ImPACT Clearance of Randy Orton for Tomorrow’s WWE Pay-Per-View ‘Questionable at Best’

“Randy Orton has been medically cleared for WWE Capitol Punishment” by David Bixenspan of Cageside Seats: http://www.cagesideseats.com/2011/6/18/2230917/randy-orton-has-been-medically-cleared-for-wwe-capitol-punishment
June 19, 2011

In Praise of Alan Schwarz and The New York Times … And On to the Work of the NFL Concussion Committee’s New Co-Chairs

Let’s move beyond my criticism of Alan Schwarz and The New York Times. I want to impress upon everyone not just that the Gray Lady recently […]
June 20, 2011

Comedy Central: NFL’s PR Video of Dr. Joseph Maroon Conducting the Perfect Neurological Exam

The National Football League’s new PR website, nflhealthandsafety.com, has a video demonstrating how Dr. Joseph Maroon, team neurosurgeon for the Pittsburgh Steelers, might examine a player […]
June 20, 2011

Must Read: FoxSports’ Alex Marvez on Strength Coach Legend Kim Wood’s Neck Symposium

“NFL must help prevent head trauma” Alex Marvez, foxsports.com http://msn.foxsports.com/nfl/story/NFL-must-become-more-proactive-to-prevent-head-trauma-061911