February

February 23, 2012

DAVE DUERSON’S FAMILY SUES NFL

“Family of former Bear Dave Duerson sues over his suicide” http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/chi-family-of-former-bear-dave-duerson-sues-over-his-suicide-20120223,0,3393870.story On February 20, 2011, I wrote a blog post headlined, “There’s No Overstating Where the […]
February 23, 2012

Concussion Reform and the 2012 Elections

As readers know, I am disappointed by the response to the concussion crisis of both the executive and legislative branches of the federal government. President Obama, […]
February 20, 2012

Cast of Characters in Muchnick & Roberts’ ‘CHINA SYNDROME’, New Ebook on HGH Trafficking

THE CHINA SYNDROME: How Athletes and Celebrities Get Their Performance-Enhancing Drugs – How a Rogue Prosecutor Bungled Their Bust, by Irvin Muchnick and Anthony Roberts, is […]
February 19, 2012

Where Concussion Inc. Meets HGH, NFL, UPMC … at the Corner of ‘Cocktail’ and ‘Death’

My new book with Anthony Roberts, THE CHINA SYNDROME: How Athletes and Celebrities Get Their Performance-Enhancing Drugs – How a Rogue Prosecutor Bungled Their Bust, is […]
February 18, 2012

Muchnick and Roberts Publish ‘CHINA SYNDROME’ Ebook – Celebrity HGH Abuse, Bungled Signature Pharmacy Prosecution, 2008 Olympic Politics

(Requests for review copies and media interviews: media@muchnick.net) Authors Irvin Muchnick and Anthony Roberts have published the new ebook THE CHINA SYNDROME: How Athletes and Celebrities […]
February 17, 2012

Cantu Cites ‘Widespread Support’ For Hit-Count Proposal by Quoting Himself

Boston’s Sports Legacy Institute, the “concussion awareness” advocacy group of Chris Nowinski and Dr. Robert Cantu, is sending around a news release headlined “‘Hit Count’ Proposal […]
February 14, 2012

Go Read Patrick Hruby of Yahoo Sports’ PostGame on the ‘End Game’ of Football Brain Trauma

Patrick Hruby, a columnist for Yahoo Sports’ new magazine ThePostGame, has written the first outstanding long-form article of 2012 bringing the scholarship and perspectives on the […]
February 13, 2012

While Nation Debates Future of Football, ‘Fan Lobby’ Plays Games

A week ago today I received the first email I’ve ever gotten from Ken Reed, the sports policy director of the Ralph Nader group League of […]
February 12, 2012

Matt Chaney Tells It Like It Is on 2011 Football Casualties

This introductory section from http://blog.4wallspublishing.com/2012/02/12/220-football-casualties-severe-to-fatal-in-america-2011.aspx is reprinted with permission. Online Review Produces Unprecedented Collection of Gridiron Mishaps By Matt Chaney Last fall in Oklahoma, athletic trainer […]