Archive for February, 2012

Concussion Reform and the 2012 Elections

Published February 23rd, 2012, Uncategorized

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, acting more like a superfan than a statesman, has BCS-busting on the brain to the exclusion of all else. Under his administration, the Centers for Disease Control is funding […]

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

Published February 20th, 2012, Uncategorized

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 No. 1 in Sociology of Sports at the Amazon Kindle store: http://amzn.to/y7X5SX. You also can order a PDF copy by sending $2.99 via PayPal to paypal@muchnick.net. From the pages […]

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

Published February 19th, 2012, Uncategorized

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 not officially part of the Concussion Inc. series of ebook shorts. But anyone who thinks there is no connection isn’t paying attention. Abuse of drugs of all kinds, and […]

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

Published February 18th, 2012, Uncategorized

(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 Get Their Performance-Enhancing Drugs – How a Rogue Prosecutor Bungled Their Bust. The 13,000-word Muchnick-Roberts book is the first in-depth investigative account of the highly publicized, but botched, prosecution […]

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

Published February 17th, 2012, Uncategorized

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 Receives Widespread Support.” OK. All’s fair in hype and war. But when you go down to the sub-headline, you see that the first item is indeed a legitimate third-party […]