Monthly Archive: January 2017

Jan 31

The Blitz 1/31/17

Concussion & CTE Awareness: A ruling in the Art DeCarlo CTE suit v. NFL may have broad significance. Big thx to @WALLACHLEGAL for his insights! — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) January 28, 2017 Junior Seau’s Sister and Other CTE Families Are Encouraging Brain Donations During Super Bowl Week via @vicesports — Kimberly Archie (@kimberlyarchie) January …

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Jan 30

The Blitz – CTE Awareness Day 1/30/17

Concussion Discussion: A ruling in the Art DeCarlo CTE suit v. NFL may have broad significance. Big thx to @WALLACHLEGAL for his insights! — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) January 28, 2017 Is link between concussions and brain damage as real in hockey as football? via @reviewjournal — NFLCSFacts (@NFLObjectors) January 30, 2017 The Charlotte Observer …

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Jan 30

The Blitz 1/30/17

Impact of Travel Ban on Sports: How Donald Trump’s Immigration Policy impacts the NBA (by @McCannSportsLaw) — Sports Illustrated (@SInow) January 29, 2017 NBPA head confirm that organization working on immigration issues of several NBA players who are now subject to deportation under Trump EO. — Dan Werly (@WerlySportsLaw) January 30, 2017 …

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Jan 27

The Blitz – Weekend Edition – 1/27/2017

Concussion Discussion: I just came across this yesterday. It was written in September, but former OL Matt Chatham’s review of “Concussion” is stunning.  Well worth the time to read. Why ‘Concussion’ Movie is Critically Important – a chillng review by a former player, @chatham58 — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) January 27, 2017 #NFL announces concussions …

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Jan 26

The Blitz 1/26/17

Concussion Discussion: League of Denial: Skeptical of #CTE link, #NHL won’t fund concussion research, via @nrarmour — Daniel Wallach (@WALLACHLEGAL) January 26, 2017 Dolphins failed to follow concussion protocol with Matt Moore; the penalty is a somewhat strongly-worded letter — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) January 25, 2017 NFL’s full statement on the Matt Moore concussion …

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Jan 25

The Blitz 1/25/17

Painkiller Pandemonium: In 2014, the @NFL injury total was more than 1,300. I wonder how many #opioids were prescribed during that season. #cannabis4pain — Eugene Monroe (@MrEugeneMonroe) January 23, 2017 Part 2 of my Painkillers in the #NFL Series — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) January 24, 2017 Concussion Discussion: Tonight, @RealSportsHBO airs its segment …

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Jan 24

The Blitz 1/24/17

NFL Sidelines: #Patriots heading to #SuperBowl to face their biggest rival, and it’s not the #Falcons via @sportsreiter — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) January 24, 2017 Where is Roger? Heading to #Houston for the #SuperBowl same as Brady via @nrarmour — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) January 24, 2017 Former Texans linebacker’s lawsuit alleging poor field …

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Jan 23

The Blitz 1/23/17

NFL Conference Championships AFC The #Patriots resounding victory over the Steelers drew reaction from a lot of current and former NFL players. — FOX Sports: NFL (@NFLonFOX) January 23, 2017 Tom Brady and Bill Belichick head to their seventh Super Bowl, something no coach or player has ever done — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) January …

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Jan 21

The Blitz Weekend Edition 1/21/17

Concussion Discussion: In the NHL Boston University refuses NHL request for CTE research records. @rwesthead has MORE: — TSN (@TSN_Sports) January 20, 2017 Boston University refuses to turn over CTE research records as part of NHL concussion lawsuit: — Dan Werly (@WerlySportsLaw) January 20, 2017 NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman’s position on concussions: …

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Jan 20

The Blitz 1/20/17

Concussion Discussion: From OTL League of Denial NHL: League of Denial — Outside The Lines (@OTLonESPN) January 19, 2017 Mark Gastineau suffering from dementia, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s — Seth Walder (@SethWalderNYDN) January 20, 2017 Wife of Texas football legend Greg Ploetz sues NCAA over CTE, via @dennisdoddcbs. Lead counsel is @GeneEgdorf! — Daniel …

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