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2014/09/21 17:12
2014/09/21 17:12
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Football has gotten too big and too strong and too violent, and maybe the collateral damage can't be controlled or governed, not even by the most punitive commissioner in the history of sports, who...
2014/09/21 17:12
2014/09/21 17:12
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2014/09/21 14:33
2014/09/21 14:33
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DENVER - Wes Welker's receiving stats over a productive NFL career are impressive. Still, there's another set of numbers associated with him that cannot be ignored: three concussions, nine...
2014/09/21 11:42
2014/09/21 11:42
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The NFL keeps taking hits — on and off the field. Jonathan Dwyer, the Arizona Cardinals running back, was arrested on Wednesday over allegations that he head-butted his 27-year-old wife — breaking...
2014/09/14 05:49
2014/09/14 05:49
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The NFL estimates that nearly three in 10 former players will develop debilitating brain conditions, and that they will be stricken earlier and at least twice as often as the...
2014/09/14 02:43
2014/09/14 02:43
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If recent history is predictive, the most disgusting week in NFL history will culminate Sunday with a certain number of fans attending a publicly funded stadium in Minneapolis proudly wearing the...
2014/09/13 21:13
2014/09/13 21:13
8d
Chicago football fans need no reminding of the danger the game poses to the brains of players. Former Bears All-Pro safety Dave Duerson dramatized it when he committed suicide in 2011, shooting...
2014/09/13 19:10
2014/09/13 19:10
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Adrian Peterson's mugshot from Montgomery County jail. (via KTLA.com) The NFL survived Michael Vick and a pile of dead dogs. It survived a massive concussion lawsuit and the factors that led to it,...
2014/09/13 16:48
2014/09/13 16:48
8d
Almost no one outside North America plays the strange and violent sport we call football, and no institution in American life epitomizes our society’s bitter and peculiar divisions quite like the...
2014/09/12 18:12
2014/09/12 18:12
9d
When former NFL star Junior Seau put a .357 magnum to his chest last May, the media nearly immediately jumped on the possibility that concussions suffered by the hard-hitting linebacker contributed to...
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2014/09/12 18:12
2014/09/12 18:12
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Dominic DisaiaAn "Outside the Lines" survey finds that a majority of parents are concerned enough about news reports of concussions from playing football to keep their children away from the...
2014/09/12 18:12
2014/09/12 18:12
9d
The hardest part about taming today's NFL is that the sport's very foundation is built on violence. The most successful teams intimidate and brutalize their opponents, devouring their will. They...
2014/09/12 18:12
2014/09/12 18:12
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Dominic DisaiaWill our kids stop playing football now that we can diagnose its grave costs? Editor's note: This article contains explicit language. 1. In a typical regulation football game, the two...
2014/09/11 20:41
2014/09/11 20:41
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It had to be so hard for Casey Cochran to stop playing football. Here was a record-setting high school quarterback from Monroe, son of a legendary high school coach, now the starting quarterback at...
2014/09/11 13:46
2014/09/11 13:46
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Can the Pumas put one past the Wallabies? Two days after Tatafu Polota-Nau said he had offered himself as a living test case for the effects of concussion, the Breakdown can reveal he is also...
2014/09/09 18:43
2014/09/09 18:43
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MINNEAPOLIS - Joanne Boogaard watched her son Derek duke it out on the ice with other NHL tough guys for six seasons as one of the most feared enforcers in the game, a 6-foot-7 brawler who was not...
2014/09/08 00:08
2014/09/08 00:08
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By PETER STEIN pstein@njherald.com Dallas Cowboys running back Tony Dorsett was in the open field, soaring along the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome turf for a 99-yard touchdown run against the...
2014/09/07 12:30
2014/09/07 12:30
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As the National Football League�s full schedule kicks off today, questions abound: Can the Seattle Seahawks repeat as Super Bowl champs? Will the pride of Texas A&M, Johnny Football Manziel, live up...
2014/09/04 12:09
2014/09/04 12:09
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As the National Football League season kicks off, the sport’s most significant contest isn’t happening on the field. Rather, it’s taking place in federal court, where a group of former players has...
2014/09/03 05:12
2014/09/03 05:12
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Relatives of former linebacker Junior Seau, whose suicide in 2012 put the NFL's concussion crisis on the national agenda, will reject a proposed settlement between the league and thousands of former...
2014/09/03 03:53
2014/09/03 03:53
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The NFL has agreed to release an actuarial report that assessed the financial sufficiency of the league’s proposed concussion settlement with retired players, according to multiple court filings...
2014/09/21 17:12
2014/09/21 17:12
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