Archive for January, 2012

From a Reader …

Published January 11th, 2012, Uncategorized

Reacting to our posts about the coming demise of high school football, a reader who wishes to remain anonymous writes: The sport of football is inherently flawed and, ultimately, dangerous. We as human beings, especially kids and teenagers, were not meant to run full speed into each other. There is no way to make the […]

The Clock Is Ticking on High School Football

Published January 10th, 2012, Uncategorized

Look for our upcoming ebook UPMC: Concussion Scandal Ground Zero. Complete info on the Concussion Inc. ebook shorts series is here. We’ve been talking for months about how football’s problem isn’t a business one but a sporting one; how concussion awareness reduces its long-term sustainability to zero by chop-blocking the legs out from under its […]

Concussion Inc. Author George Visger Meets With Congresswoman Linda Sanchez

Published January 10th, 2012, Uncategorized

George Visger, the former pro football player, brain injury and retired athletes’ activist, and author of an upcoming title in the Concussion Inc. ebook series, met last Friday with U.S. Congresswoman Linda Sanchez of California to discuss the cover-up of concussions by the National Football League and measures to help those afflicted. Visger – whose […]

Independent Journalist Matt Chaney Whacks Serious Underreporting of Catastrophic Football Injuries. What Say You, Dr. Cantu?

Published January 5th, 2012, Uncategorized

Matt Chaney, who has been writing about the public health warps of American football for a lot longer than I have, is reporting that principal researchers Frederick Mueller and Dr. Robert Cantu are ignoring interview requests concerning their underreporting of catastrophic casualties in the sport for the University of North Carolina’s National Center for Catastrophic […]

100+ Pittsburgh Partners at Rick Santorum’s Old Law Firm Remain Silent on the Eileen Wargo Concussion Inc. Stalking Affair

Published January 4th, 2012, Uncategorized

Look for our upcoming ebook UPMC: Concussion Scandal Ground Zero. Complete info on the Concussion Inc. ebook shorts series is here. In the previous post I recalled my 1988 conversation with Rick Santorum, then a young associate at the Pittsburgh law firm Kirkpatrick & Lockhart, where his duties included coordinating the Pennsylvania lobbying efforts of […]