Aaron Hernandez: Stage 3 CTE

THIS JUST IN: The results of a post-mortem study on Aaron Hernandez’s brain were just released this morning and Dr. Ann McKee’s team at Boston University disclosed that he had advanced Stage 3 CTE. Stage 3 is typically found in … Continue reading

How a REAL Class Action Looks and Works

I just filed my claim in a class action today and thought to myself, “Gee this is how a class action really works!” Naked Juice Co. (owned by Pepsi) was sued for deceptive practices in labeling all of their juice … Continue reading

Concussions Continue to Take Center Stage

After several serious hits viewed by millions during many games last week, the League is now preparing to make an announcement about suspensions for illegal hits (but of course, they also continue to allude to an 18-game season out of … Continue reading

The Effects of Too Many Concussions

Wow! You’d think that it was the NFL that’s suffering from one too many concussions with as many hits as they’ve been taking on the issue of concussions lately. This past week, another series of news stories have been hitting … Continue reading

What do the NFL and Hot Dogs have in Common?

Aside from all the historical stuff associated with July 4th, it’s also now becoming internationally known as the Annual Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest on Coney Island, New York. Since 2001, Japanese “Power Eater” Takeru Kobayashi has walked away with … Continue reading

If You Don’t Read Anything Else Today…

Dave Zirin from the The Nation has written a powerful piece which really summarizes the Catch-22 that the NFL faces with regard to brain concussions. We’ve been discussing Malcolm Gladwell’s book The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a … Continue reading