Bleacher Report article indicating high number of former NFL, college, and even high school football players whose brains were found to have CTE; http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2723657-cte-discovered-in-more-than-99-percent-of-deceased-nfl-players-brains-in-study We obviously need to study this more to understand the risks to football players of all ages.
Monthly Archives: July 2017
The Case Against Select Sports: If You’re Kid’s Good Enough, He’ll be Discovered
Check out this article calling select sports (particularly for kids under 10) an epidemic in youth sports. http://www.star-telegram.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/mac-engel/article159158194.html?platform=hootsuite
Chris Lillstrung: High school sports community deserves mandated part of summer off
http://www.news-herald.com/sports/20170704/chris-lillstrung-high-school-sports-community-deserves-mandated-part-of-summer-off I whole-heartedly agree – for me, the key reason is for families to have time to be families. Now, this is mostly a school sport issue and not specifically a youth recreational sports one, but they’re related. For too many young people and their families, a summer trip – historically an annual family affairContinue reading “Chris Lillstrung: High school sports community deserves mandated part of summer off”