June

June 5, 2011

ESPN’s ‘Outside the Lines’ Seems to Have Its Limits in Covering Football Scandals

On Twitter, Alex Marvez, the sharp lead pro football columnist for FoxSports.com, points to an intriguing story by the blogger “SPORTSbyBROOKS” on a cover-up by ESPN’s […]
June 5, 2011

NFL Hall of Famer John Henry Johnson Had Alzheimer’s at Age 59

John Henry Johnson, a running back from the 1950s and 60s who is in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, has died at 81. The San […]
June 3, 2011

How The New York Times Is Fumbling the National Sports Concussion Scandal … today at Beyond Chron

In a January New Yorker article on the concussion crisis in pro football, writer Ben McGrath quoted Pittsburgh neurosurgeon Joseph Maroon speaking admiringly of Alan Schwarz, […]
June 1, 2011

NFL Living CTE Victim Brent Boyd: ‘Where’s the Counseling? Where’s the Support?’

On the subject of what is being done on behalf of the untold number of former athletes who are walking around with serious brain injuries (though […]