Originally posted on BlackSportsOnline  |  Last updated 8/31/13
Far from a laughing matter. Unbeknownst at the time, the most embarrassing moment of Pam Oliver’s accomplished career could’ve been a way more tragic event. The biggest hit to the head by a football since ‘The Brady Bunch’ the internet virtually exploded in laughter at Pam’s misfortune. But now the New York Daily News has reported that Oliver did in fact suffer a concussion after the hard to watch hit: Adrenaline got Oliver through the game telecast (“You don’t want to be wimpy, you just have to push through it.”), but in the car riding back to the hotel, when she began to relax, the slight headache turned into one of the pounding variety. She tried reconstructing what happened leading up to the moment. Oliver had just finished doing an interview with referee Ed Hochuli for a piece she was doing on NFL refs for Showtime’s “60 Minutes Sports,” which airs Wednesday night, and returned to the sidelines. “That’s all I remember,” she said. “I asked the people around me, ‘What happen
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