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September 21, 2011

Missing in Action on Concussions: Senator Tom Udall, Congressman Henry Waxman, Senator Richard Blumenthal

A week ago today I emailed Marissa Padilla, communications director for Senator Tom Udall: “What is the status of the football helmet matter?” The same day […]
September 21, 2011

Here’s the State of ‘Concussion Awareness’ in Carroll County, Georgia

“Player with head injury says coach put him back in game” http://www.wsbtv.com/news/29249803/detail.html?taf=atl
September 21, 2011

Who Foots the Bills for the Football System’s Predictable Catastrophic Medical Costs? We All Do – That Is, Until No One Does

When I argue that the $10-billion-a-year National Football League is behaving as just about any corporate entity would – trying to shirk its responsibility for a […]
September 22, 2011

And Now, Let’s Hear It For ‘Vestibular Disorder’ — the Sidney Crosby Disease?

ESPN’s Outside the Lines – the network’s affirmative-action program for real journalism and intellectual integrity – has a piece at 10 a.m. Eastern time Sunday, on […]
September 22, 2011

Goldson Affair Shows That Linda McMahon Is All Business

The Linda McMahon scandal du jour is her previously undisclosed payment to a New Haven alderman, Darnell Goldson, to drum up support for her 2010 Senate […]
September 22, 2011

NFL Legacy Fund For Retirees Is Listed As ‘Doubtful’ This Week

In my support of retired National Football League players who have been screwed by the pension and disability system, I try to get beyond populist cheap […]
September 23, 2011

Some Items Require No Elaboration

“Former TU linebacker George Clinkscale dies” Tulsa World http://www.tulsaworld.com/sportsextra/article.aspx?subjectid=231&articleid=20110922_231_0_Frenvr671780
September 23, 2011

Michael Vick Friday — Complete Links to Our Coverage

NBC Embarrasses Itself, Insults Viewers With Non-Coverage of Michael Vick Concussion Published September 19th, 2011 ***** Sampling the Michael Vick Concussion Coverage Published September 20th, 2011 […]
September 23, 2011

Missing Teen Found — Another Example of Higher Level of Concussion Reporting

“Missing Wrentham teen found; suffered effects of concussion, police say” The Sun-Chronicle (Attleboro, Massachusetts) http://thesunchronicle.com/articles/2011/09/23/news/10228824.txt “All of what happened with his disappearance is related to his […]