CTE

NFL
NFL

The NFL's Impossible Mission: Making Us Feel Less Guilty About Watching

What we really want is for it to be palatable to watch 300-pound men give each other brain damage each week.
John Hugar
1.5.18
aaron hernandez
aaron hernandez

Lawyer for Aaron Hernandez Says He Had "Severe" Case of CTE

Hernandez, who was 27 when he died, reportedly had the same level of CTE as Ken Stabler, who died at 69.
Sean Newell
9.21.17
weed in the nfl
weed in the nfl

Using Weed to Save Football: Chasing Strains (Part 3)

In this 3-part series, Kyle Turley takes us on his journey to to deal with the damaging effects of football through the use of marijuana.
VICE Sports
5.8.17
Weed
Weed

Using Weed to Save Football: Chasing Strains Ep. 3

In this 3-part series, Kyle Turley takes us on his journey to to deal with the damaging effects of football through the use of marijuana.
VICE Sports
5.4.17
sports
sports

Using Weed to Save Football: Chasing Strains (Part 2)

In this 3-part series, Kyle Turley takes us on his journey to to deal with the damaging effects of football through the use of marijuana.
VICE Sports
5.2.17
sports
sports

Using Weed to Save Football: Chasing Strains (Part 2)

In this 3-part series, Kyle Turley takes us on his journey to to deal with the damaging effects of football through the use of marijuana.
VICE Sports
4.27.17
NFL
NFL

Aaron Hernandez's Family Wants Brain Donated to Science, Claims Medical Examiner Is "Illegally Retaining Possession"

It appears the Hernandez family and the Boston medical examiner's office are going to publicly fight over Aaron Hernandez's brain.
Sean Newell
4.20.17
420
420

Using Weed to Save Football: Chasing Strains Ep. 1

After taking a laundry list of pharmaceutical drugs to deal with the associated issues, Kyle found marijuana to be the best available treatment for the problems that he was facing. In this episode, we meet Kyle and see the beginning of his journey.
VICE Sports
4.20.17
Taekwondo
Taekwondo

Bosnian Teenager Breaks 111 Concrete Slabs With His Head, Is Certifiably Hardcore

There's video, too. It's also hardcore.
Mike Piellucci
3.28.17
CTE
CTE

The Study on CTE In Soccer Is Not What You Think It Is

Most studies aren't worth reporting on. This was one of them. Unfortunately, that didn't happen.
Aaron Gordon
2.15.17
frank wycheck
frank wycheck

Former Titans Tight End Frank Wycheck Believes he has CTE, Worries he Could "Snap"

Wycheck is concerned he could "snap" one day like many other former players who experienced his symptoms.
Joseph Flynn
2.7.17
Football
Football

Junior Seau's Sister and Other CTE Families Are Encouraging Brain Donations During Super Bowl Week

Family members of victims of a neurodegenerative disease linked to football have launched Faces of CTE, a new awareness and advocacy campaign.
Patrick Hruby
1.30.17