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December 30, 2011

I Reissue My Challenge to NFL’s Concussion Steward, Dr. Richard Ellenbogen

Look for our upcoming ebook UPMC: Concussion Scandal Ground Zero. Complete info on the Concussion Inc. ebook shorts series is here. Correction: According to today’s New […]
December 30, 2011

Muchnick on ‘Favorite American Sportswriting of 2011’ List

“Muchnick’s blog is the best place – maybe the only place – for muckraking, truth-to-power journalism on the [concussion] topic. In fact, I expect that all […]
December 30, 2011

What They’re Saying About Irvin Muchnick and Concussion Inc.

On WRESTLING BABYLON: Piledriving Tales of Drugs, Sex, Death, and Scandal (2007):   “Irv Muchnick knows wrestling likes Anna Wintour knows fashion.” Frank Deford author, Sports […]
December 31, 2011

Happy New Year — UPMC Ebook Coming Soon

Happy New Year, all. My ebook UPMC: Concussion Scandal Ground Zero is being readied for release in the next week or so. Irv Muchnick
January 2, 2012

New York Times’ Alan Schwarz Continues His Victory Lap Tour

Alan Schwarz, who created the concussion beat at The New York Times but stopped writing about the subject last year, last week did a video interview […]
January 3, 2012

Once More With Feeling: My 2003 LA Times Magazine Article ‘Welcome to Plantation Football’

Joe Nocera has a good piece in Sunday’s New York Times Magazine about paying college athletes — another ripple from Taylor Branch’s Atlantic attack on the […]
January 4, 2012

Concussion Inc. Flashback: My Weird 1988 Conversation With Then WWE Lobbyist and Now Presidential Candidate Rick Santorum

Look for our upcoming ebook UPMC: Concussion Scandal Ground Zero. Complete info on the Concussion Inc. ebook shorts series is here.   My Weird 1988 Conversation […]
January 4, 2012

100+ Pittsburgh Partners at Rick Santorum’s Old Law Firm Remain Silent on the Eileen Wargo Concussion Inc. Stalking Affair

Look for our upcoming ebook UPMC: Concussion Scandal Ground Zero. Complete info on the Concussion Inc. ebook shorts series is here. In the previous post I […]
January 5, 2012

Independent Journalist Matt Chaney Whacks Serious Underreporting of Catastrophic Football Injuries. What Say You, Dr. Cantu?

Matt Chaney, who has been writing about the public health warps of American football for a lot longer than I have, is reporting that principal researchers […]