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Brain Damage, The Super Bowl And Me

Brain Damage, The Super Bowl And Me

NBC is televising the Super Bowl this year, and to the surprise of many, its best-known sportscaster won't be there. I am speaking of Bob Costas.

Costas, who is 65, has begun to wind down his duties, recently ceding the Olympics to Mike Tirico. But skipping the Super Bowl was not part of his long goodbye.

"I have long had ambivalent feelings about football, so at this point, it's better to leave the hosting to those who are more enthusiastic about it," he told Sports Business Daily.

"I have addressed the issue of football and its undeniable connection to brain trauma many times. Why? Because the evidence is overwhelming and the effects are often...

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