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  1. Alex Cobb of Tampa Bay Rays to endorse padded inserts for youth b...

    William Weinbaum

    Six days before the first anniversary of the scary episode in which he suffered a concussion on a line drive that struck his right ear, Rays pitcher Alex Cobb said Monday he is about to endorse the isoBLOX padded insert for caps.

    Story | Conversation | June 09, 2014
  2. Family of incapacitated boxer Magomed Abdusalamov files lawsuit a...

    William Weinbaum

    The family of brain-damaged Russian heavyweight boxer Magomed Abdusalamov filed a lawsuit Wednesday against multiple parties -- including five New York State Athletic Commission doctors -- alleging recklessness, gross negligence and medical malpractice.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2014
  3. Pitchers protective caps approved by Major League Baseball

    William Weinbaum

    On Tuesday morning, MLB informed its 30 teams that it has approved a protective hat for pitchers for the first time.

    Story | Conversation | January 28, 2014
  4. Researchers inundated with requests from former college, pro foot...

    William Weinbaum

    The researchers who say they can determine whether a living person has chronic traumatic encephalopathy say they have been inundated with requests from former college and professional football players to undergo testing for signs of the disease.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2013
  5. J.A. Happ of Toronto Blue Jays aiming for All-Star break return

    William Weinbaum

    "Man, that was eerie," Toronto pitcher J.A. Happ told ESPN Thursday night about seeing footage of Tampa pitcher Alex Cobb take a shot to the head at Tropicana Field five weeks after he did.

    Story | Conversation | June 20, 2013
  6. Toronto Blue Jays' J.A. Happ ready to start throwing outdoors

    William Weinbaum

    Blue Jays left-hander J.A. Happ said a package containing a knee brace didn't arrive Thursday as hoped, so Friday will be the earliest he'll try throwing outdoors since his injuries in a graphic May 7 episode.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2013
  7. MLB not ready to approve padded cap lining in time for Opening Da...

    William Weinbaum

    When then-Oakland Athletics pitcher Brandon McCarthy suffered life-threatening brain injuries after he was struck in the head by a line drive in September, MLB said it accelerated its efforts to come up with acceptable protective headgear for pitchers.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2013
  8. Spurred by pitchers being struck by batted balls, discussions of ...

    William Weinbaum

    Twice in a span of less than two months late last season, line drives hit pitchers in the head, drawing unprecedented attention to the vulnerability of the men on the mound.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2013
  9. MLB not ready to approve padded caps for pitchers

    William Weinbaum

    Major League Baseball begins spring training without an approved choice of protective headgear for pitchers, and it's uncertain whether any product will receive approval in time for the regular season.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2013
  10. Women's tennis plans to eliminate excessive grunting in next gene...

    William Weinbaum

    How can a sport that has permitted such sounds, match after match, year after year, change course and strive to squelch them?

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2012
  11. How Al Campanis' controversial racial remarks cost him his career...

    William Weinbaum

    Twenty-five years ago, veteran L.A. Dodgers executive Al Campanis shocked the nation by making racially charged remarks on ABC's "Nightline."

    Story | Conversation | March 29, 2012
  12. Casey Martin: Could Supreme Court case have been avoided?

    William Weinbaum

    A decade after the Casey Martin decision came down from the Supreme Court, could the whole situation have been averted in the first place?

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2011
  13. Larry King recalls Fred's Madoff plug

    William Weinbaum

    Valerie Macon/Getty Images Larry King In an interview on Thursday at his Beverly Hills, Calif., home with T.J. Quinn of Outside the Lines, Larry King said his wife asked Wilpon for a recommendation of an investment company and Wilpon spoke of "...

    Blog | February 11, 2011
  14. Former CNN host Larry King goes to bat for friend and New York Me...

    William Weinbaum

    Larry King goes to bat for friend and Mets owner Fred Wilpon

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2011
  15. Bernie Carbo, a Boston Red Sox hero in Game 6 of the 1975 World S...

    William Weinbaum

    Bernie Carbo says he was stoned on drugs and alcohol in Game 6 of the 1975 World Series -- a game highlighted by Carbo's eighth-inning pinch-hit home run that helped the Red Sox win. Carbo was high for Game 7, too, and stunned to learn he would play.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2010
  16. Ben Roethlisberger faced locker room issues, say former Pittsburg...

    William Weinbaum

    Ex-Steelers teammates recall a 2006 speech by then-co-captain Joey Porter airing grievances against quarterback Ben Roethlisberger.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2010