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November 25, 2016

Twitter Busts Fake Account That Was Harassing Mothers of Dead Football Youth

Update on the mysteriously silent Bennet Omalu Foundation: The University of Pittsburgh said, just before Thanksgiving, that it still had no information on why the foundation […]
November 26, 2016

Bennet Omalu Foundation Is Officially Killed Following Concussion Inc.’s Reports on Its Inactivity

PREVIOUSLY: “Whatever Happened to the Bennet Omalu Foundation at the University of Pittsburgh?”, November 14, https://concussioninc.net/?p=11572 “‘Concussion’ Movie Director, Along With Doc Portrayed by Alec Baldwin, Are […]
November 26, 2016

Flashback: CTE Detection Venture Capital Quest Helps Explain What Went Haywire at Bennet Omalu Foundation

See also https://concussioninc.net/?p=11606 and related reports on the demise of the Bennet Omalu Foundation at the University of Pittsburgh.   Venture Capital For CTE Detection Key to ‘Concussion’ […]
November 27, 2016

HBO’s ‘Real Sports’ Breaks Major Story of Massachusetts Mayor’s Proposal to Ban Youth Football — Buried Inside More About the Successes and Failures of ‘Safe’ Tackling

by Irvin Muchnick   Amidst the usual journalistic and rhetorical curlicues of a mainstream media outlet when it comes to confronting King Football, the latest edition […]
November 30, 2016

VICE Sports With a One-Two Punch on the Lunacy of High School Football

Matt Chaney, “‘Slaughter of the Innocents’: When D.C. Considered Banning High School Football,” https://sports.vice.com/en_us/article/slaughter-of-the-innocents-when-washington-dc-considered-banning-high-school-football Patrick Hruby, “Friday Night Lights Out: The Case For Abolishing High School Football,” https://sports.vice.com/en_us/article/friday-night-lights-out-the-case-for-abolishing-high-school-football […]
November 30, 2016

Campaign Against Youth and High School Football Gains Momentum — But Its Spiritual Godfather, Bennet Omalu, Is Missing in Action

PREVIOUSLY: “Whatever Happened to the Bennet Omalu Foundation at the University of Pittsburgh?”, November 14, https://concussioninc.net/?p=11572 “‘Concussion’ Movie Director, Along With Doc Portrayed by Alec Baldwin, […]
December 1, 2016

While Parents Weigh Withholding Consents For Youth Football, NFL Has a Joe Camel Strategy

“Hooked for Life: Inside the NFL’s relentless, existential, Big Tobacco-style pursuit of your children” George Dohrmann, http://highline.huffingtonpost.com/articles/en/nfl-football-moms-kids/
December 1, 2016

University of California Promises Release of Some Documents on Ted Agu Death in Sonny Dykes’ Football Program ‘Prior to the Holiday’

Concussion Inc.’s ebook THE TED AGU PAPERS: A Black Life That Mattered — And the Secret History of a Covered-Up Death in University of California Football […]
December 2, 2016

Jimmy ‘Superfly’ Snuka Travesty Resumes

Irvin Muchnick ‏@irvmuch WWE’s Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka is back in court for another competency hearing in the 1983 murder of girlfriend Nancy Argentino. But … No […]