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July 24, 2011

Cageside Seats: ‘Should WWE Be Fearful of the NFL Concussion Lawsuit?’

Another good one from Keith Harris: http://www.cagesideseats.com/2011/7/24/2290470/should-wwe-be-fearful-of-the-nfl-concussion-lawsuit
July 25, 2011

‘NFL’s “Legacy Fund” For Disabled Retirees Just a Down Payment on National Concussion Costs’ (full text)

[adapted from an article first published on July 18 at Beyond Chron, http://www.beyondchron.org/articles/NFL_s_Legacy_Fund_For_Disabled_Retirees_Just_a_Down_Payment_on_National_Concussion_Costs_9349.html]   One of the last hang-ups of an agreement averting the owners’ lockout […]
July 25, 2011

Chris Benoit’s Father Is Watching the NFL Concussion Cover-Up Lawsuit With Keen Interest

This morning I talked with Mike Benoit, father of Chris Benoit, the WWE performer whose 2007 double murder/suicide in Georgia, and subsequent post-mortem diagnosis of chronic […]
July 25, 2011

Cageside Seats: ‘Mike Benoit Considering Class Action Lawsuit Against WWE’

More from Keith Harris: http://www.cagesideseats.com/2011/7/25/2293337/mike-benoit-considering-class-action-lawsuit-against-wwe
July 25, 2011

More on WWE Head Injury Risks

The encylopedically knowledgeable David Bixenspan of Cageside Seats weighs in again: “A look at the idea of a class action concussion lawsuit against WWE” http://www.cagesideseats.com/2011/7/25/2292854/chris-benoits-father-looking-into-class-action-lawsuit-against-wwe
July 26, 2011

‘NFL Fans Should Worry About More Than One Kind of “Blackout”‘ … today at Beyond Chron

When the National Football League and its players announced that the lockout was over, the head of a fledgling organization called the Sports Fans Coalition couldn’t […]
July 26, 2011

‘Sports Fans Coalition Working With Sen. Blumenthal on NFL TV Blackouts AND Concussions.’ Discuss.

Brian Frederick, executive director of the Sports Fans Coalition, says – though rather cryptically – that he is working with Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut on […]
July 26, 2011

Paging Dr. Richard Ellenbogen of NFLhealthandsafety.com

Dr. Richard Ellenbogen, co-chair of the National Football League’s Head, Neck, and Spine Committee, has a promising but ultimately confused and confusing video about concussions up […]
July 27, 2011

Paging Senator Blumenthal – Who Accepts NFL Campaign Contributions – On His Work With the Sports Fans Coalition

The office of Senator Richard Blumenthal, Democrat of Connecticut, did not respond to my query yesterday seeking details of the collaboration that the Sports Fans Coalition […]