Beyond Beyond Chron: San Francisco Chronicle on the Concussion Case

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I write a lot for Beyond Chron, whose raison d’être is ripping the San Francisco Chronicle. So I feel duty-bound to point out that the Chronicle, under sports editor Al Saracevic, has been a lot better than most on the concussion story.

See, for example, Saracevic’s July 22 column, “NFL players’ head injury case figures to grow,” http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2011/07/21/SP051KCVQ6.DTL.

“In pro football’s stampede to make money and become America’s No. 1 sport,” he observes, “the safety and well-being of its players was ignored. That’s always been the case and it appears that the time has come for the NFL to pay.”

 

Irv Muchnick

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