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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
hockey
hockey

Sidney Crosby's Injury Clouds a Potentially Series-Changing Win for Washington

Washington may have turned around its series against Pittsburgh in Game 3. Unfortunately, the Capitals' potentially franchise-changing moment arrived at the same time as a potentially devastating injury to Sidney Crosby.
Dave Lozo
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
Football
Football

A Quick Note on Jerry Jones's Opinion Regarding Head Trauma

We can all learn something from Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, but not for the reason he thinks.
Aaron Gordon
11.16.16
NFL
NFL

Agreement Between NFL and the National Institute of Health Yields More Questions Than Answers

The NIH makes all funding and research decisions regarding CTE research.
Aaron Gordon
12.23.15
vice sports q&a
vice sports q&a

VICE Sports Q&A: "Concussion" Doctor Bennet Omalu

Neuropathologist Bennet Omalu's discovery of the brain disease CTE in former NFL star Mike Webster—and the league's efforts discredit him—are the real-life inspiration for the Hollywood drama "Concussion."
Patrick Hruby
12.23.15
CTE
CTE

How Football Pulled The Trigger: Zack Langston's Family Reflects On His Tragically Short Life

Former Division II football player Zack Langston died at age 26 with CTE, the same brain disease found in Junior Seau and the subject of the film "Concussion."
Patrick Hruby
12.17.15
wisconsin
wisconsin

Wisconsin Safety Tried to Line Up with Alabama Offense after Concussion

Wisconsin safety Mike Caputo got a concussion and tried to join the Alabama huddle because he had no idea where he was on the field.
Sean Newell
9.6.15
NFL
NFL

Will Smith's "Concussion" Doesn't Have a Happy Ending, and Neither Does the Real-Life NFL

The upcoming Will Smith film "Concussion" tells the story of the NFL's efforts to ignore, discredit, and silence Bennet Omalu, the neuropathologist who discovered CTE. Years later, is the league any closer to telling the truth?
Patrick Hruby
9.1.15
Sitdowns
Sitdowns

Painkillers in the NFL: Kyle Turley on Playing Numb

Kyle Turley reflects on the long-term effects of playing through injuries by using team-prescribed painkillers and the hypocrisy of the NFL's substance abuse policy.
VICE Sports
2.19.15
Football
Football

NFL Players Didn't Know the Dangers of Playing Football and Neither Did Anyone Else

The argument remains that NFL players knew the dangers of playing football, but decades of reports show that no one—players included—knew the full scope of the danger.
Andrew Heisel
10.31.14
college football
college football

Brady Hoke, Michigan, and the Nasty Business of Amateurism

Brady Hoke and Michigan put Shane Morris' life in danger, but that's just one mark of a system that dehumanizes college athletes at every turn.
Patrick Redford
9.30.14