November

November 30, 2016

Campaign Against Youth and High School Football Gains Momentum — But Its Spiritual Godfather, Bennet Omalu, Is Missing in Action

PREVIOUSLY: “Whatever Happened to the Bennet Omalu Foundation at the University of Pittsburgh?”, November 14, https://concussioninc.net/?p=11572 “‘Concussion’ Movie Director, Along With Doc Portrayed by Alec Baldwin, […]
November 30, 2016

VICE Sports With a One-Two Punch on the Lunacy of High School Football

Matt Chaney, “‘Slaughter of the Innocents’: When D.C. Considered Banning High School Football,” https://sports.vice.com/en_us/article/slaughter-of-the-innocents-when-washington-dc-considered-banning-high-school-football Patrick Hruby, “Friday Night Lights Out: The Case For Abolishing High School Football,” https://sports.vice.com/en_us/article/friday-night-lights-out-the-case-for-abolishing-high-school-football […]
November 27, 2016

HBO’s ‘Real Sports’ Breaks Major Story of Massachusetts Mayor’s Proposal to Ban Youth Football — Buried Inside More About the Successes and Failures of ‘Safe’ Tackling

by Irvin Muchnick   Amidst the usual journalistic and rhetorical curlicues of a mainstream media outlet when it comes to confronting King Football, the latest edition […]
November 26, 2016

Flashback: CTE Detection Venture Capital Quest Helps Explain What Went Haywire at Bennet Omalu Foundation

See also https://concussioninc.net/?p=11606 and related reports on the demise of the Bennet Omalu Foundation at the University of Pittsburgh.   Venture Capital For CTE Detection Key to ‘Concussion’ […]
November 26, 2016

Bennet Omalu Foundation Is Officially Killed Following Concussion Inc.’s Reports on Its Inactivity

PREVIOUSLY: “Whatever Happened to the Bennet Omalu Foundation at the University of Pittsburgh?”, November 14, https://concussioninc.net/?p=11572 “‘Concussion’ Movie Director, Along With Doc Portrayed by Alec Baldwin, Are […]
November 25, 2016

Twitter Busts Fake Account That Was Harassing Mothers of Dead Football Youth

Update on the mysteriously silent Bennet Omalu Foundation: The University of Pittsburgh said, just before Thanksgiving, that it still had no information on why the foundation […]
November 23, 2016

Ireland’s Broadsheet With More on the Conflicts of Interest of Country’s Supreme Court Chief Justice — Sister of the Lawyer Who Manufactured Dismissal of George Gibney Case

Complete headline links to our series on George Gibney are at https://concussioninc.net/?p=10942.   by Irvin Muchnick Like all of us, the Irish news site Broadsheet is […]
November 22, 2016

Tonight on HBO’s ‘Real Sports’ — The Dangers of Youth Football

Below is the trailer. I’ll be watching, and I hope it adds up to more than a promo for research on “second impact syndrome.”
November 22, 2016

University of Pittsburgh: We’re Trying to Find Out What’s Going on With the Bennet Omalu Foundation and Its Dead Website

PREVIOUSLY: “Whatever Happened to the Bennet Omalu Foundation at the University of Pittsburgh?”, November 14, https://concussioninc.net/?p=11572 “‘Concussion’ Movie Director, Along With Doc Portrayed by Alec Baldwin, Are […]