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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

Forget the NFL, Let's Tax Sports Tickets to Fund Concussion Research

With over a million high school kids playing football every year, concussions are a public health issue. So why not use tax dollars to research it?
Aaron Gordon
5.25.16
SCIENCE
SCIENCE

CDC Study Finds Retired NFL Players No More Likely to Commit Suicide Than General US Population, Which Commits Suicide A lot

12 of the 3,439 players studied committed suicide, less than half that of the U.S. population.
Aaron Gordon
5.10.16
sports science
sports science

Are the Promises of Concussion Blood Tests Getting Ahead of the Science?

It's not clear blood tests are a solution to the problems with concussion tests, but that isn't stopping companies standing to profit from saying otherwise.
Aaron Gordon
1.6.16
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
NFL
NFL

The NHL and NFL Concussion Spotters Are PR Ploys

If they're only going to be used a few times a season, why are they there at all?
Aaron Gordon
9.14.15
lawsuits
lawsuits

Can Hockey Be Saved? The Latest on the Concussion Lawsuit

While the NFL has battled the concussion issue for years, the NHL is just beginning to realize the consequences.
Joshua Kloke
7.23.15