Monday, May 21, 2012

An Editorial Note on CTE and Offensive Linemen

A Glimpse of CTE Litigants by Position--So Far

J. Paul Zoccali

In my October 13, 2010 post, "Media Coverage of Hidden Brain Damage Mounts," I stated that Owen Thomas, a University of Pennsylvania football player who committed suicide was an offensive lineman.  In Sports Illustrated's coverage of the death of Junior Seau, it was indicated that Thomas was a defensive end.   In a September 14, 2010 article, "Penn's Owen Thomas had CTE," ESPN referred to Thomas as...

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Long Sentences

If you've read my writing, particularly the Brymer piece, you know I have a bit of a long-sentence problem.  I'm not proud of it, but I've got it in check.  As of today, I have no more reason to feel guilty about it.

This is hilarious: