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September 30, 2011

Chris Nowinski With a Bullseye on Walter Payton

A new biography of Walter Payton, the National Football League’s all-time leading rusher, details his sad descent into liver disease, painkiller addiction, and erratic behavior in […]
September 30, 2011

Michael Vick Friday — Updated 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 30, 2011

Update on Dave Duerson Suicide Public Records

Two days ago, in “The Search for Records in Dave Duerson’s ‘Meticulously Executed’ Suicide,” I wrote about my first contacts with Florida police agencies. Later in […]
October 2, 2011

‘San Francisco Has Front-Row Seat for Week 3 of the Michael Vick Train Wreck’ (full text)

[originally published 9/30/11 at http://www.beyondchron.org/articles/San_Francisco_Has_Front_Row_Seat_for_Week_3_of_the_Michael_Vick_Train_Wreck_9563.html]   Michael Vick medical reports tend to be fungible, like Vietnam War body counts. But as this article was being written, […]
October 3, 2011

Michael Vick: ‘Over My Dead Body’

Michael Vick, at the Philadelphia Eagles’ news conference yesterday after his team lost for the third time in four games: “I heard Steve Young a couple […]
October 3, 2011

The Adam Ingle Story — Write Your Own Ending

On September 23, at https://concussioninc.net/?p=4684, I linked to the television news report about the near-fatal traumatic brain injury suffered by Adam Ingle, a 17-year-old Kansas high […]
October 4, 2011

Congress of Neurological Surgeons Gives NFL Commissioner Goodell an Unprofessional Standing Ovation

Yesterday on Twitter, the National Football League’s public relations chief, Brian McCarthy, wrote, “Standing ovation for @nflcommish at Congress of Neurosurgeons re: player safety.” Roger Goodell […]
October 5, 2011

‘Congress of Neurological Surgeons KO’s Own Credibility With Standing Ovation for NFL Commissioner Goodell’ … today at Beyond Chron

As I reported on my blog, the National Football League bragged that commissioner Roger Goodell got a standing ovation for his speech Monday at the convention […]
October 5, 2011

P.S. to Today’s Beyond Chron Piece — 2011 High School Football Critical Brain Injury No. 9

In the previous post I link to my column today at Beyond Chron. After that story was filed, writer Matt Chaney reported a ninth serious football […]