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WWE Funds Concussion Studies … Ho-Hum

Like the National Football League, its big brother in bloodsport, WWE — North American pro wrestling’s oligopolist — was opposed to the public conversation of traumatic […]

Kevin Guskiewicz — MacArthur Genius Fellow to the World, ‘Dr. No Jr.’ to Us — Partners on Weird CTE Denial Study

by Irvin Muchnick   The managing general partner of ConcussionInc.net LLP is overdue for a post that puts the “Concussion Inc.” back into Concussion Inc. Let […]

Original NFL Concussion Quack, Elliot Pellman, Was Commissioner Tagliabue’s Doc: ESPN’s ‘Outside the Lines’

It’s time for more than left-handed compliments to ESPN’s Outside the Lines on the football traumatic brain injury story. Today the investigative unit’s Steve Fainaru, John […]

Forget the NFL’s Dud of a Settlement — The Story Is the Slow Death of Public Football

by Irvin Muchnick   Yesterday a mediator announced a $765 million settlement in a lawsuit against the National Football League by 4,000 retired players. There’s a […]

Santa Clara Sports Law Symposium

by Irvin Muchnick For the third straight year of its four-year history, I thank the organizers for giving me a seat in the audience of the […]

Wishing Everyone a Reflective 100 Minutes With Sean Pamphilon’s ‘United States of Football’

by Irvin Muchnick   Sean Pamphilon, a one-time ESPN production assistant who has risen to the ranks of elite sports documentary filmmakers, now has produced the […]

Fainaru Brothers Track the Concussion Denial Family Tree, From ‘Dr. No’ to ‘Dr. No Jr.’

by Irvin Muchnick   Appropriately, Dr. Joseph Maroon and his fellow “ImPACT concussion management system” developers at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center are front and […]

League of Denial

by Irvin Muchnick   The most revealing quote in League of Denial: The NFL, Concussions, and the Battle for Truth — Mark Fainaru-Wada and Steve Fainaru’s […]

Flashback: Wes Welker Suspension Recalls Our 2011 Coverage of How Football Players Beat the Concussion Tests By Abusing Ritalin

Yesterday the National Football League’s four-game suspension of Wes Welker, the Denver Broncos’ oft-concussed wide receiver, for amphetamine use, led some in the Colorado media to […]

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