Archive for September, 2011

Muchnick Flashback: Is There Now a Feeding Frenzy of Concussion-Related Sports Suicides? (May 23)

Published September 1st, 2011, Uncategorized

[originally published May 23 at Beyond Chron, http://www.beyondchron.org/articles/Is_There_Now_a_Feeding_Frenzy_of_Concussion_Related_Sports_Suicides__9204.html] Is There Now a Feeding Frenzy of Concussion-Related Sports Suicides? by Irvin Muchnick We now know that hockey player Derek Boogaard’s recent mysterious death at 28 was caused by a fatal mix of alcohol and the painkiller oxycodone. As soon as Boogaard died, his family donated his […]

Hockey’s Wade Belak — Probable Suicide

Published September 1st, 2011, Uncategorized

“The sweetest, most gentle guy ever, former Leaf Belak commits suicide” Toronto Star http://www.thestar.com/sports/hockey/article/1047590–the-sweetest-most-gentle-guy-ever-former-leaf-belak-commits-suicide?bn=1