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Senator Udall No-Comments Query on Investigation of Rigging of Concussion Tests

This morning I faxed the following to Senator Tom Udall’s press secretary, Amber McDowell. There has been no response. Please provide a statement from Senator Udall […]

Will Senator Blumenthal Strut His Stuff on Sports Concussions and Pro Wrestling Regulation?

Connecticut Capitol Report (http://ctcapitolreport.com), whose Tom Dudchik writes catchier headlines than your humble blogger, links to a story about Senator Richard Blumental’s latest handiwork at the […]

Sure, ‘Change the Way Football Is Played.’ But Also Change Who Is Allowed to Play It.

Readers of this blog should know two things by now: (1) I have the highest regard for the people who have done and are doing the […]

Football Helmet Safety Generals Are Fighting Last War – While the Current One Kills and Stupefies Youth Athletes

The lobbying money is pouring in as the lines get drawn around the Children’s Sports Athletic Equipment Safety Act introduced by Senator Tom Udall of New […]

My Monday Piece For Beyond Chron, Plus Other Program Notes

My column “Is There Now a Feeding Frenzy of Concussion-Related Sports Suicides?” will be published Monday at Beyond Chron,  the San Francisco online newspaper. The series […]

Yesterday’s Post ‘Pisses Off’ Alan Schwarz of The New York Times

Today I received the following email, with the subject line “what you don’t know.” is that all I did — based solely on the public-interest aspect […]

Guide to This Blog’s References to Alan Schwarz of The New York Times

In the previous post I published in full a note I received this morning from Alan Schwarz of The New York Times. I’ll respond in the […]

Muchnick Response to Alan Schwarz of The New York Times

Earlier today I posted an angry email from Alan Schwarz of The New York Times. He was responding to the item here yesterday in which I […]

How The New York Times Is Fumbling the National Sports Concussion Scandal … today at Beyond Chron

In a January New Yorker article on the concussion crisis in pro football, writer Ben McGrath quoted Pittsburgh neurosurgeon Joseph Maroon speaking admiringly of Alan Schwarz, […]

Concussion Inc. - Author Irvin Muchnick