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New WWE 2K14 Downloadable Content, Nowinski/Couric, More

– Christopher Nowinski will appear on Katie Couric’s show tomorrow, discussing traumatic head injuries and his Sports Legacy Institute’s research into CTE. – New WWE 2K14 downloadable content will be available next week, Big E. Langston will be a part of that DLC. – Tomorrow at 1PM ET, WWE will be doing a Google Hangout to promote tomorrow evening’s airing of Christmas...
Via PWS Entertainment
November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Christopher Nowinski Talks WWE & Vince McMahon

Credit: Prior to the WWE being honored by the Sports Legacy Institute, Christopher Nowinski spoke about his time with the company and more. Here are the highlights… On His Time With WWE: “I started working with WWE back in 2001,” said Nowinski, who left pro wrestling in June 2003 after suffering daily headaches. “Back then, you know, concussions weren’t discussed...
Via PWS Entertainment
October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Christopher Nowinski: ‘Bully Ray Ended My Career’

In an interview with the Eagle Tribune, Christopher Nowinski spoke about the concussion he suffered when he was kicked in the head by Bully Ray (then Bubba Ray Dudley), which ultimately led to his retirement and pioneering concussion research. Here are highlights: On his last match in the WWE: “My last match was in Green Bay, Wisconsin. It was a tag team match. My short term memory...
Via TNA Wrestling News
September 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Former WWE Wrestler, Author Chris Nowinski Discusses Football's Ongoing Concussion Crisis (Video)

Christopher Nowinski has a Harvard degree, but he opted for a career in the squared circle. That decision has come back to haunt the former WWE superstar, as he still suffers the effects of the head injuries he sustained during his career. Nowinski, who serves as president on the board of directors for the Sports Legacy Institute (SLI), authored a book that was released in 2006 called...
October 04, 2012  |  Discuss

John Cena On RAW Tonight, HIAC Theme Song, Nowinski

– In addition to Stephanie McMahon turning 36 years old today, former WWE superstar Christopher Nowinski turns 34. – The official theme song for October’s WWE Hell in a Cell pay-per-view is “Reap” by Red Jumpsuit Apparatus. You can listen to the song at this link. – has posted this video featuring John Cena talking about his recent elbow surgery. Cena once again...
Via WZR Online
September 24, 2012  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Trailer for Head Games

Head Games is a revealing documentary about the concussion crisis in sports. Athletes and parents share their personal struggles in dealing with concussions from the professional to youth levels. Inspired by events from the book Head Games written by Christopher Nowinski, the film offers eye-opening insight and cutting-edge science on head trauma from the nation’s leading medical...
Via Cuzoogle
August 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Brian Burke’s candid skepticism on concussion research

Over the last decade, concussion diagnosis and prevention has been a matter of extreme importance and consistent controversy for the NHL. Rules, protocols and equipment have changed because of those concerns. The deaths of player, current and former, have been given a depressing new context thanks to research into brain injuries. That research has been spearheaded by the Sports...
Via Puck Daddy
November 02, 2011  |  Discuss
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