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November 14, 2012

Stefan Fatsis: ‘Why Do We Let Kids Play Tackle Football? We Shouldn’t.’

Must read: http://www.slate.com/articles/sports/sports_nut/2012/11/pop_warner_football_kids_should_not_be_allowed_to_put_on_helmets_and_knock.single.html
November 16, 2012

Sure, Expose NFL’s Double Move on Mike Webster Brain Trauma — But Don’t Forget the Dave Duerson Bubble Screen

On ESPN’s Outside the Lines, Steve Fainaru and Mark Fainaru-Wada have a good contribution to the question of what the National Football League knew and when […]
November 16, 2012

This Week in ‘Whither Football?’: Chaney Unbound, Goodell on a Leash

In the historiography, if not the history, of the debate over football’s future, it is significant that writer Matt Chaney, the Cassandra of sports commentators, is […]
November 19, 2012

Notes on Sex Crimes in Sports Other Than Swimming – And a Question for the International Swimming Hall of Fame

Do we need a reminder that it is not my intent to be picking on USA Swimming? Junior hockey, too, is notorious for coach sex abuse, […]
November 20, 2012

Concussion Inc. Bookstore Black Friday Special

We have a special holiday offer for direct orders of our line of ebook shorts. The offer does not apply to purchases at Amazon Kindle – […]
November 24, 2012

Fat in the Fire: NFL Fights Obesity — Obesity Fights NFL

I have derided the National Football League for averring that we have a public health problem — childhood obesity — which can be solved in part […]
November 26, 2012

Dan Pastorini Malpractice Suit Against Class Action Firm Hints Settlement Talks Already Under Way With NFL

UPDATE NOTE, 11/27/12 I need to clarify that today’s settlement conference, alluded to below, is in the retirees’ case (with lead named plaintiff Fred Dryer) challenging […]
November 27, 2012

How Does Notre Dame, No. 1 in Football, Get Away With Covering Up Player Rapes?

Notre Dame will be playing in the college football championship game. One person not watching will be Lizzy Seeberg, a 19-year-old freshman at Saint Mary’s College […]
November 28, 2012

EXCLUSIVE: Notre Dame Athletic Director Appears to Admit Advising USA Swimming in Sex Abuse Cases

ConcussionInc.net has learned that the athletic director at the University of Notre Dame — currently embroiled in controversy over an alleged 2010 rape by a football […]