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September 17, 2011

New York Times’ Alan Schwarz Resurfaces in NPR Concussion Dialogue

On September 8, National Public Radio’s Talk of the Nation with Neal Conan featured a discussion of the concussion issue by guests Alan Schwarz of The […]
September 19, 2011

NBC Embarrasses Itself, Insults Viewers With Non-Coverage of Michael Vick Concussion

Al Michaels, Chris Collinsworth, and everyone involved in the production of last night’s NBC telecast of the Philadelphia Eagles-Atlanta Falcons game have to be questioning their […]
September 19, 2011

Jim McMahon Case Class-Action Lawyer: More Concussion Lawsuits Coming ‘Over Next Few Weeks’

From “Football Players vs. NFL – League Mishandled Concussion-Related Injuries” by Michael Monheit, http://phoenix.injuryboard.com/head-and-brain-injuries/football-players-v-nfl-league-mishandled-concussionrelated-injuries.aspx?googleid=294248: The most recent filing in Philadelphia [federal court on behalf of former […]
September 19, 2011

NFL Week 2 – Are You Ready For Some High School Football Disability and Death?

I got an email from my old friend Mark Hanzlik, executive director of the Alternative Weekly Network. We were together in the Lamaze class with our […]
September 19, 2011

Paging Writer Rob Trucks – Transcribed Dave Duerson ‘Oral History’ Interview for Deadspin

For months, I’ve been trying to get hold of Rob Trucks, a writer who did an interview with Dave Duerson in November 2010, three months before […]
September 20, 2011

Sampling the Michael Vick Concussion Coverage

What becomes most clear from a quick survey of the coverage of Michael Vick’s concussion in Sunday night’s nationally televised game is that sports journalists have […]
September 20, 2011

Introducing the ‘Senate Candidate Linda McMahon Archive’

Barely ten months after losing by 12 points to Richard Blumenthal in her campaign for the seat of the retiring Chris Dodd, Linda McMahon has officially […]
September 20, 2011

Senate Candidate Linda McMahon Archive: ‘Vince Fought the Law, and the Law Lost’

Linda McMahon’s Husband Vince Fought the Law, and the Law Lost (complete text as a single post) Published December 28th, 2009 “Linda McMahon’s Husband Vince Fought […]
September 21, 2011

‘While Fans Fret Over Michael Vick’s Fantasy Stats, America’s Youth Football Death and Disability Toll Mounts’ … today at Beyond Chron

After dropping off my son at UCLA last week, I took the 101 back north. In Westlake Village, at the tip of Los Angeles County, I […]