September 27, 2011

Latest From Fixing Football (Middlebrow Division)

Linda Carroll and David Rosner have a book called Concussion Crisis: Anatomy of a Silent Epidemic, and they’re interviewed about it at the website of The […]
September 27, 2011

Meltzer Won’t Comment on Absence of Head Gear for 8-Year-Old Cage Grapplers in UK

Last week I touched on the controversy in Britain over an exhibition of 8-year-olds grappling inside a cage at a professional mixed martial arts event. See […]
September 27, 2011

More From Philadelphia on the Vick Concussion Bait-and-Switch

“Vick’s disappearing injuries raising eyebrows” Frank Ward  
September 26, 2011

Most Popular Clips at Muchnick’s YouTube Channel

Confronting pro wrestling legend Bret Hart on CNN’s “Nancy Grace,” 2007 (30,000+ views): Discussing NFL retirees’ concussion cover-up lawsuit on Toronto’s NewsTalk 1010: On […]
September 26, 2011

Here’s Your Michael Vick Medical Report, Version 2.2

Today Philadelphia Eagles coach Andy Reid said Michael Vick “has a hand contusion — not a break.” What Vick has for sure is bruised feelings. What […]
September 26, 2011

Sal Marinello on Michael Vick — And Beyond

One of the wisest observers of the Michael Vick scenario is a coach and trainer named Sal Marinello. Though not well known to readers of this […]
September 25, 2011

Why Won’t NFL Identify ‘Independent Neurologist’ Who Cleared Michael Vick to Return to Play Today?

In two emails yesterday to the media relations staff, I asked the Philadelphia Eagles the identity of the “independent neurologist” who cleared Michael Vick to play […]
September 24, 2011

Wrestling Observer’s Meltzer Defends Against a Straw Man But Remains Silent on the Indefensible

Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter — busy covering tonight’s UFC mixed martial arts fight between Jon Jones and Rampage Jackson for Yahoo Sports — […]
September 24, 2011

‘While Fans Fret Over Michael Vick’s Fantasy Stats, America’s Youth Football Death and Disability Toll Mounts’ (full text)

[originally published 9/21/11 at]   by Irvin Muchnick After dropping off my son at UCLA last week, I took the 101 back north. In Westlake […]