February

February 29, 2012

Kris Dielman Retires, Four Months After Grand Mal Seizure on Team Plane

Kris Dielman has announced his retirement. Dielman is the Pro Bowl offensive guard for the San Diego Chargers who suffered an obvious in-game concussion last October. […]
February 29, 2012

Pittsburgh: National Capital of Concussion Inc. – And Proud of It!

Yesterday I caustically analyzed the latest hype artistry from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Sports Medicine Concussion Program – courtesy of director Micky Collins, director […]
February 28, 2012

UPMC Cranks Up Concussion Cure Quack Quotient – Will New York Times and Senator Udall Take Them On?

I hope Alan Schwarz, the baseball statistics nerd who used his arithmetical wizardry to bring the football helmet industry to its knees, will come out of […]
February 27, 2012

Duerson Family Lawsuit Coverage Stage 2: Let the Smears – And the Clarifications — Begin

I disagree with part of Rick Telander’s first reaction to the lawsuit against the National Football League by the family of Dave Duerson. Telander (who, along […]
February 27, 2012

‘Duerson Family’s NFL Lawsuit Is a Public Concussion Debate Game-Changer’ (full text)

[originally published 2/24/12 at http://www.beyondchron.org/articles/Duerson_Family_s_NFL_Lawsuit_Is_a_Public_Concussion_Debate_Game_Changer_9923.html]   by Irvin Muchnick The family of Dave Duerson, the ex-National Football League star who shot himself to death almost exactly […]
February 24, 2012

George Visger, Author of ‘OUT OF MY HEAD: My Life In And Out of Football,’ Speaks Saturday at Santa Clara Valley Brain Injury Conference

George Visger, who has lived with hydrocephalus (water on the brain) and a shunt inside his skull ever since playing on the 1981 San Francisco 49ers […]
February 24, 2012

‘Duerson Family’s NFL Lawsuit Is a Public Concussion Debate Game-Changer’ … today at Beyond Chron

The family of Dave Duerson, the ex-National Football League star who shot himself to death almost exactly a year ago at age 50, has sued the […]
February 23, 2012

‘DUERSON’ by Irvin Muchnick, First Ebook Short From Concussion Inc., on Amazon Kindle

‘DUERSON’ by Irvin Muchnick, First Ebook Short From Concussion Inc., Now on Amazon Kindle (First published November 5th, 2011) In the first ebook short release from […]
February 23, 2012

Concussion Inc.’s Coverage of Dave Duerson Suicide and Aftermath: Complete Links

There’s No Overstating Where the Dave Duerson Suicide Story Could Lead Published February 20th, 2011 ***** For Dave Duerson, ‘88 Plan’ Wasn’t Enough Published February 23rd, […]