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Headcase Desean Jackson Says The NFL Does A “Great Job” With Head Injuries, Contradicts Self

11/11/2012
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Headcase Desean Jackson Says The NFL Does A “Great Job” With Head Injuries, Contradicts Self

In a brief Q&A with the New York Times sports section today, the Philadelphia Eagles quits-when-he-wants-more-money wide receiver Desean Jackson said that he thinks the NFL is A-OK with protecting players from head injuries, and the ramifications of those received. This, despite the fact that much of what the league has done falls into the…

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I Do Not Approve Of This Message

12/21/2010
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I Do Not Approve Of This Message

I grant the unequivocal right to tacky injury-attorney ads. They’re everywhere, and sometimes an entertaining diversion when you’re in the car going somewhere and still listen to talk radio. The head-shot graphic’s too far, as far as I’m concerned. So, I wouldn’t call Brian Mongelluzzo if I was a resident of Waterbury, Connecticut. I mean,…

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A List of Interesting Stories I’ve Read Recently

12/03/2010
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A List of Interesting Stories I’ve Read Recently

• The NHL, which has seen an average of 75 concussions in each of the last four years, had long talked about curbing head shots, but two incidents last season were catalysts: Philadelphia’s Mike Richards’s hit on Florida’s David Booth and Pittsburgh’s Matt Cooke’s blow to Boston’s Marc Savard. [Sports Illustrated] • About a year…

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