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February 3, 2012

Lipsyte’s Super Bowl Message: ‘Go Organize in Your Community Against Tackle Football’

In college we used to joke, “If I were smart, I’d get good grades.” And if I could write as well as Robert Lipsyte — author, […]
February 5, 2012

‘Super Bowl Special: NFL PR Tests Whether Best Defense Is a Good Offense’ (full text)

[originally published 2/3/12 at http://www.beyondchron.org/articles/Super_Bowl_Special_NFL_PR_Tests_Whether_Best_Defense_Is_a_Good_Offense_9866.html]   by Irvin Muchnick In our new ebook OUT OF MY HEAD: My Life In and Out of Football, George Visger, […]
February 6, 2012

There’s No Offseason in Football – Or In Educating the Public on Child Brain Injuries

Congratulations to the New York Giants. I’m going to give the Super Bowl news a day to breathe. Tomorrow we’ll have the first of a two-part […]
February 7, 2012

Cantu and Nowinski Play It Safe – In the Wrong Ways (Part 1, The Boston Football Hit-Count Proposal)

For complete info on our ebooks – DUERSON (November 2011), UPMC: Concussion Scandal Ground Zero (January 2012), and George Visger’s OUT OF MY HEAD: My Life […]
February 8, 2012

How the Cult of Experts and Professionalization Is Killing Our Kids (Part 2, The Boston Football Hit-Count Proposal)

[PREVIOUSLY: “Cantu and Nowinski Play It Safe – In the Wrong Ways (Part 1, the Boston Football Hit-Count Proposal),” https://concussioninc.net/?p=5270.] Yesterday’s post had a mental typo: […]
February 9, 2012

No Answers to My Questions – Unasked by CNN – On ‘Concussion Awareness’

A few days before the Super Bowl, CNN’s medical correspondent, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, did a special on football concussions at the high school level. If you […]
February 10, 2012

Muchnick Quoted in Daily Beast Article on Rick Santorum’s Career As a WWE Lobbyist

“Rick Santorum, Family Values Candidate and Pro Wrestling Advocate?” John Avlon, The Daily Beast, http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/02/09/rick-santorum-family-values-candidate-and-pro-wrestling-advocate.html Excellent piece by the Newsweek and Daily Beast senior columnist – […]
February 10, 2012

Footnotes on Daily Beast on Muchnick on Santorum and WWE Deregulation

My praise for today’s article by John Avlon of The Daily Beast, about presidential candidate Rick Santorum’s role in ending regulation in the 1980s of what […]
February 12, 2012

Matt Chaney Tells It Like It Is on 2011 Football Casualties

This introductory section from http://blog.4wallspublishing.com/2012/02/12/220-football-casualties-severe-to-fatal-in-america-2011.aspx is reprinted with permission. Online Review Produces Unprecedented Collection of Gridiron Mishaps By Matt Chaney Last fall in Oklahoma, athletic trainer […]