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September 6, 2011

Read the Retired Tampa Bay Bucs’ Lawsuit Against the NFL – Plus More on the Late Lee Roy Selmon

Those of you who want to read the complaint in the latest concussion lawsuit against the National Football League – but don’t want to spend $9-plus […]
September 8, 2011

Ric Flair: My Heart Is Fine. Really. I’m Not Kidding. I’m Not Joking. I’m Telling the Truth.

As noted last week, pro wrestler Ric Flair didn’t like the reference, in an article at Grantland.com, to his case of alcoholic cardiomyopathy – a heart […]
September 8, 2011

Notes on NFLPA Boss DeMaurice Smith at Santa Clara Sports Law Symposium

Today I attended the second annual Sports Law Symposium at Santa Clara University Law School. I wanted to see the advertised panel on concussions, including the […]
September 9, 2011

‘Duerson Lite: NFL Brain Injury Agony Continues With Death of Hall of Famer Lee Roy Selmon’ … today at Beyond Chron

The pro football season opened last night with a game on NBC – colliding, to the delight of Republicans, with President Obama’s latest dithering televised address. […]
September 9, 2011

Sources 2.0: Muchnick About to Announce Coverage of Linda McMahon’s 2012 Senate Campaign

Author Irvin Muchnick is getting ready to scrutinize Linda McMahon’s new bid for a U.S. Senate seat in Connecticut, said several sources familiar with his plans. […]
September 9, 2011

Unbelievable Story of SF 49er Super Bowler George Visger, Brain Damage, and NFL Callousness

There are a million concussion stories in the Naked City, and this blog can’t possibly tell more than a tiny fraction of them. But it is […]
September 9, 2011

Stefan Fatsis to Muchnick: ‘Go Fuck Yourself’

The following email exchange on Friday evening refers to the article published today at Beyond Chron, “Duerson Lite: NFL Brain Injury Agony Continues With Death of […]
September 10, 2011

Duerson Apparently Did Not Review Andrew Stewart NFL Disability Claim

On August 16, FoxSports.com’s Alex Marvez broke the story of a lawsuit against the National Football League’s Bert Bell / Pete Rozelle Retirement Plan, in federal […]
September 11, 2011

Why Wasn’t Dave Duerson at the August 2010 NFL Disability Review Board Hearing?

Yesterday I reported that Dave Duerson, one of the three regular National Football League Players Association appointees on the review board for the Bert Bell/Pete Rozelle […]