Archive for January, 2012

Dr. Joe Maroon Ain’t Jumping on No Anti-Concussion Bandwagon

Published January 25th, 2012, Uncategorized

Concussion Inc.’s survey of pre-Super Bowl coverage includes the news that Minnesota Vikings safety Husain Abdullah,  26, who feared that his career was over after suffering four concussions in the last two seasons and spending the final five games of 2011 on injured reserved, has been cleared to play … by the University of Pittsburgh […]

Heads Up! 49ers Write New Chapter of Their History (full text)

Published January 24th, 2012, Uncategorized

[originally published January 20 at http://www.beyondchron.org/articles/Heads_Up_49ers_Write_New_Chapter_of_Their_History_9824.html).   by Irvin Muchnick With the 49ers hosting the conference championship game Sunday, these are heady times for local football fans. Last Saturday, Donte Whitner forced a goal-line fumble by the New Orleans Saints’ Pierre Thomas in a play that may go down in the annals with the stop […]

Senate Candidate Linda McMahon Archive: 2010 Death of WWE’s Lance Cade

Published January 24th, 2012, Uncategorized

Outrageous Death of Linda McMahon’s WWE Wrestler Lance Cade: A Resource Guide Published August 26th, 2010   AUGUST 18 FAIR GAME — Linda McMahon Answers the Question of Systematic Death for Entertainment Industry Profits With … Another Question   AUGUST 19 Concussion Activist Chris Nowinski Speaks Out on Linda McMahon   Late Lance Cade: ‘Addict’ […]

Chris Shays’ WWE Death Number Is Debatable. WWE’s WWE Death Number Is Laughable.

Published January 24th, 2012, Uncategorized

(The second title of the Concussion Inc. ebook shorts series, UPMC: Concussion Scandal Ground Zero, is now available for $1.49 on Amazon Kindle, http://amzn.to/A0HQ2g, or as a simple PDF file by remitting $1.49 to paypal@muchnick.net.)   Hartford Courant columnist-blogger Rick Green asked me to comment on the dispute between Republican Senate candidate Chris Shays and […]

Today’s NFL and WWE News Roundup. What Do They Have in Common?

Published January 24th, 2012, Uncategorized

Correct answer to the headline question: Dr. Joseph Maroon, team neurosurgeon for the Pittsburgh Steelers and medical director for WWE. – New York Giants players say they targeted Kyle Williams, the San Francisco 49ers’ goat in Sunday’s conference championship game, because they knew he’d had four concussions. See http://nymag.com/daily/sports/2012/01/did-giants-strategically-concuss-kyle-williams.html. – Connecticut’s Senate campaign Groundhog Day […]