Let’s face it. Football fans don’t much care that the constant hitting and brain-smashing action is killing the athletes of the National Football League — a fact that is overwhelmingly proven in Tuesday’s PBS Frontline series, “League of Denial: The NFL’s Concussion Crisis.” So you could probably scroll right past most of the two hours Read more →
“Daddy, I don’t want you to play football anymore.” Read more →
Most of us love football. It’s the national pastime. If someone ends up with Alzheimer’s, or shoots themselves (in the chest, of course, so their brain can still be studied), it’s a price we’re willing to have someone else pay. “They knew what they were getting into,” we’ll tell ourselves,except when the kids grab their helmets and equipment, and ask for a ride to the nearest field on a Saturday morning.
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A neurological wake-up call, drone journalism, the Texas filibuster, end of the playoff lawn, and the beginning of the ‘Should Kevin Love be traded?’ season. Read more →