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March 2, 2012

Open Letter to NFL Concussion Consultant Dr. Richard Ellenbogen: ‘Speak the Full Truth to America’s Parents About the Future of Football’

Richard Ellenbogen, M.D. Co-Chair National Football League Head, Neck and Spine Committee   Dear Dr. Ellenbogen: I choose this method of communicating with you, in part, […]
March 5, 2012

‘Give Obama an “F” For His First Public Words on the Football Concussion Crisis’ … today at Beyond Chron

The President of the United States has spoken on the football concussion crisis. With the utmost unseriousness. I’m thumbing through my thesaurus for the antonym of […]
March 6, 2012

UPMC Speaks! Concussion Recovery Predictor Has ‘No Traditional Control Group,’ Flack Admits

The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center’s media relations department never responds to my inquiries, and that hurts my feelings. Peer-reviewed studies show that I get between […]
March 7, 2012

‘On MMA Superstar Ronda Rousey, NFL Bounties, and Why Broken Bones Only LOOK Worse Than Broken Brains’ … today at Beyond Chron

While the sports commentariat tried to figure out whether they are shocked, shocked by news that National Football League coaches offered “performance bonuses” to players who […]
March 7, 2012

Concussion Inc. Flashback: ‘And the NFL Band Played On …’ (June 28, 2011)

And the NFL Band Played On: Concussion Crisis Destined To Become Sports World Counterpart of AIDS Saga (full text) Published June 28th, 2011 [originally published 6/24 […]
March 7, 2012

Dave Duerson’s Bankruptcy and Andrew Stewart’s Case Against the NFL Retirement Plan

Stir into the stew of the second stage of the consideration of Dave Duerson’s suicide this Miami New Times report on the recent posthumous settlement of […]
March 8, 2012

‘Give Obama an “F” For His First Public Words on the Football Concussion Crisis’ (full text)

[originally published 3/5/12 at http://www.beyondchron.org/articles/Give_Obama_an_F_For_His_First_Public_Words_on_the_Football_Concussion_Crisis_9949.html]   by Irvin Muchnick The President of the United States has spoken on the football concussion crisis. With the utmost unseriousness. […]
March 9, 2012

Make That Doug Cosbie, Not Jay Saldi – Sidebar to the Incredible George Visger Story

One of the cool things about the new ebook medium is instant errata: the author can go right into the electronic file and correct mistakes in […]
March 9, 2012

Record Day of Traffic at Concussion Inc.

Yesterday was the busiest 24 hours for page views at this blog since it was rebranded as Concussion Inc. in July 2011. In less than eight […]