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July 2, 2010

Ricky ‘The Dragon’ Steamboat in Intensive Care

All of us who have been thrilled over the years by the brilliant performances of pro wrestler Ricky “The Dragon” Steamboat are pulling for his speedy […]
July 2, 2010

Michael Steele’s Words: War By Other Means

On his Connecticut tour, Republican National Committee chair Michael Steele has been caught making two dumb remarks. The second and admittedly more important one — which […]
July 3, 2010

Ricky Steamboat Thoughts (Part 1, Medical Update)

According to Dave Meltzer at the Wrestling Observer website, Ricky Steamboat’s angiogram has convinced his doctor that the bleeding in his brain was caused by a […]
July 3, 2010

Ricky Steamboat Thoughts (Part 2, Chris Benoit’s Father Comments)

I solicited the following comment from Mike Benoit: I sincerely hope Rick Steamboat gets better. If we could only go back and test all the wrestlers […]
July 4, 2010

Ricky Steamboat Case Puts Linda McMahon Campaign Spotlight on Pro Wrestling Brain Injuries

Last week the national media decreed that pro wrestling’s “image” had become a factor in Linda McMahon’s Senate campaign in Connecticut. But that was last week. […]
July 5, 2010

Connecticut Newspaper Editorial: Source of Linda McMahon Profits Is Less Important Than Opponents’ Hypocrisy

Please do not construe this as an endorsement of her opponent Richard Blumenthal’s candidacy, but I’m seriously worried that an editorial writer for the Waterbury Republican-American […]
July 5, 2010

Connecticut Post Editorial Fingers Weicker’s WWE Ties

An editorial in today’s Connecticut Post emphasizes much the same point I made in a post here last week about the Lowell Weicker appearance yesterday on […]
July 6, 2010

What Chavo Guerrero Told Chris Benoit’s Dad About His Own Concussion and Bleeding on the Brain

I hope that Mike Benoit, Chris’s father, does not again become so dissatisfied with my coverage of traumatic brain injury and its role in the deaths […]
July 6, 2010

Do WWE Doctors Serve WWE Wrestlers? Or Just WWE?

The purpose of PR is to emit candy-coated bullshit. The purpose of journalism is to expose candy-coated bullshit and make people think. Last week semi-retired pro […]