The End of the NFL?

I have written (kind of extensively, really) about the issue of head injuries related to football and the impact on youth sports.  The August 29 issue of Sports Illustrated ran an article by Austin Murphy called Endgame that theorizes about life without a National Football League (re-read that using your best Chris Berman NFL Sunday CountdownContinue reading “The End of the NFL?”

Football Head Injury Risk Enters Public Lexicon

Late last year, the movie Concussion dramatized the discovery of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE [if you haven’t seen the movie yet; I recommend it].  The movie attempts to move the discussion from a football fan or football parent-driven one to a more general public discussion.  As a youth recreational sports advocate, this issue hits home asContinue reading “Football Head Injury Risk Enters Public Lexicon”

Bleacher Report gets advance screening of Concussion

Good piece today by Mike Freeman on his reaction following an advanced screening of the movie ‘Concussion’ due out in December. http://m.bleacherreport.com/articles/2588458-for-nfl-fans-concussion-movie-will-be-heartbreaking-enlightening-disturbing?tsm=1 via http://ble.ac/teamstream