Archive for September 16th, 2009

Chris Nowinski Discusses Wrestlers’ Concussions on Toronto Radio

Chris Nowinski, the retired wrestler who started the Sports Legacy Institute, which studies athletes’ brain trauma, had a powerful interview about Chris Benoit and related subjects on the Toronto radio station The FAN 590. You can hear the interview on “Prime Time Sports” at the podcast links at http://www.fan590.com/onair/primetimesports.

Irv Muchnick

Another Independent Wrestler Dies of Apparent Brain Injury

James Caldwell of Pro Wrestling Torch with the lowdown on the death a pro wrestler, 21-year-old Matt “Riot” Lowry, possibly from a brain aneurysm:

http://pwtorch.com/artman2/publish/Other_News_4/article_35357.shtml

Irv Muchnick

Linda McMahon Throws Her Hat — and Baggage — Into the Ring

It’s official: World Wrestling Entertainment CEO Linda McMahon has resigned to run for the Republican nomination for Christopher Dodd’s U.S. Senate seat in Connecticut.

Irv Muchnick

CHRIS & NANCY Author Muchnick Reviews Chris Hedges’ ‘Empire of Illusion’

Irvin Muchnick, author of the forthcoming CHRIS & NANCY: The True Story of the Benoit Murder-Suicide and Pro Wrestling’s Cocktail of Death, reviews Empire of Illusion by Chris Hedges at SLAM! Wrestling today:

http://slam.canoe.ca/Slam/Wrestling/Reviews/2009/09/06/10771891.html


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