July

July 31, 2011

Hollywood Stuntwoman Activist’s Fight With the Screen Actors Guild

Leslie Hoffman, a former Hollywood stuntwoman who at one time was the first female of her job classification on the board of directors of the Screen […]
July 31, 2011

‘Five Keys to the Upcoming NFL (Concussion) Season’ … Monday at Beyond Chron

July 29, 2011

‘NFL Fans Should Worry About More Than One Kind of “Blackout”‘ (full text)

[originally published July 26 at Beyond Chron, http://www.beyondchron.org/articles/NFL_Fans_Should_Worry_About_More_Than_One_Kind_of_Blackout__9373.html]   by Irvin Muchnick When the National Football League and its players announced that the lockout was over, […]
July 29, 2011

Mainstream Media Pick Up Criticism of Concussion Management Software – But New York Times Remains Missing in Action

“You have some nerve [criticizing The New York Times].” Alan Schwarz, reporter, The New York Times   “NYT has led [coverage of the concussion story] for […]
July 28, 2011

‘Baseline’ Neurocognitive Gimmickry Is Nothing More Than ‘Teaching to the Concussion Test’

As the old NPR comedy radio segment “Dr. Science” used to demonstrate, you don’t need “a master’s degree in science” on your resume in order to […]
July 27, 2011

Sports Fans Coalition’s ‘Agenda’ Doesn’t Say One Word About Public Health

Brian Frederick, executive director of the Sports Fans Coalition, is mad at me for calling out the group on its failure to raise a peep about […]
July 27, 2011

Paging Senator Blumenthal – Who Accepts NFL Campaign Contributions – On His Work With the Sports Fans Coalition

The office of Senator Richard Blumenthal, Democrat of Connecticut, did not respond to my query yesterday seeking details of the collaboration that the Sports Fans Coalition […]
July 26, 2011

Paging Dr. Richard Ellenbogen of NFLhealthandsafety.com

Dr. Richard Ellenbogen, co-chair of the National Football League’s Head, Neck, and Spine Committee, has a promising but ultimately confused and confusing video about concussions up […]
July 26, 2011

‘Sports Fans Coalition Working With Sen. Blumenthal on NFL TV Blackouts AND Concussions.’ Discuss.

Brian Frederick, executive director of the Sports Fans Coalition, says – though rather cryptically – that he is working with Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut on […]