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August 8, 2011

EXCLUSIVE: 1975 ‘Lancet’ Article Yet Another Smoking Gun in Football Concussion Saga

The new lawsuit by scores of retired players alleging a cover-up by the National Football League of medical research on the magnitude of the concussion problem […]
August 8, 2011

Two New Whoppers From the NFL’s and WWE’s Dr. Joseph Maroon

Dr. Joseph Maroon of the Pittsburgh Steelers and the National Football League and World Wrestling Entertainment and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center – also of […]
August 9, 2011

Paging NFL Concussion Chief Dr. Richard Ellenbogen And His Dog-Wagging Tail, WWE’s Dr. Joseph Maroon

In a newly published interview, Pittsburgh Steelers neurosurgeon and World Wrestling Entertainment medical director Dr. Joseph Maroon says: “I saw some statistics a few years back, […]
August 10, 2011

Concussion Guru Chris Nowinski’s Silence on Corrupt NFL Doc Maroon’s Ridiculous Statements Speaks Sad Volumes

Yesterday I asked Chris Nowinski, head of the Sports Legacy Institute, and Dr. Robert Cantu, Nowinski’s co-director at Boston University’s Center for the Study of Chronic […]
August 12, 2011

‘NFL Players Boss DeMaurice Smith, Eric Holder’s Pal, Major Bad Guy in National Concussion Saga’ … today at Beyond Chron

And now for a heartwarming anecdote from last weekend’s Pro Football Hall of Fame festivities that you probably didn’t know: The executive director of the National […]
August 12, 2011

Concussion Blogger Dustin Fink on Austin Collie’s ‘Helmet 4.0’

Dustin Fink of the Concussion Blog today has the kind of detective work you’ll read nowhere else on the mysterious – but undoubtedly hoped to be […]
August 12, 2011

‘Sports Concussion Crisis a Culture-Wide Problem – Maybe a Post-Ideological One, Too’ (full text)

[originally published 8/8/11 at http://www.beyondchron.org/articles/Sports_Concussion_Crisis_a_Culture_Wide_Problem_Maybe_a_Post_Ideological_One_Too_9407.html]   by Irvin Muchnick Writing in The Nation’s special August 15-22 sports issue, currently on newsstands, recently retired Denver Broncos wide […]
August 13, 2011

Most Popular Clips at Muchnick’s YouTube Channel

Confronting pro wrestling legend Bret Hart on CNN’s “Nancy Grace,” 2007 (25,000+ views): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oXmw7Fmhwgg&feature=channel_video_title Discussing NFL retirees’ concussion cover-up lawsuit on Toronto’s NewsTalk 1010: http://www.youtube.com/WrestlingBabylon#p/a/u/0/hrXZLpKvAAQ On […]
August 15, 2011

Paging Sam McCullum – Dave Duerson’s Successor on NFL Disability Board

If there is a single thing on which I believe folks of good conscience should agree in the wake of the February suicide of Dave Duerson, […]