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  • Concussion concerns impacting youth football

    Concussion concerns impacting youth football
    From the first days of peewee ball to the stadium lights of the high school field, it's abundantly clear that physical harm is a reality of football. For years, it was just "the norm" for adolescents and young adults to break a bone or suffer a concussion here and there. If a young player was injured, odds were they had been playing their hardest out on the field, and that was glorified.
  • NFL's modern-day gladiators pay the price as the crowd roars

    NFL's modern-day gladiators pay the price as the crowd roars
    On a cloudless, gentle Sunday afternoon in America's newest football palace, fans gathered on a patio behind the San Francisco 49ers bench to compare jewelry and sip margaritas. Ten yards away, helmets collided with a sickening thwack and a giant body...

    Late Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher had brain damage signs, report says

    Late Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher had brain damage signs, report says
    Former Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher, who killed his girlfriend in 2012 and committed suicide hours later, showed signs of the brain disease found in other deceased NFL players, according to a neuropathologist’s report. In the...

    Two arrested in killing outside NFL game in Kansas City

    Two arrested in killing outside NFL game in Kansas City
    An unidentified man was killed in an apparent struggle in the parking lot of Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., during an NFL game Sunday, police said. Two suspects were arrested and a homicide investigation was underway, according to Kansas City...

    NHL suspends Boston Bruins' Shawn Thornton for 15 games

    NHL suspends Boston Bruins' Shawn Thornton for 15 games
    The NHL suspended Boston Bruins forward Shawn Thornton for 15 games without pay for punching and injuring unsuspecting Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik in a Dec. 7 game. Orpik hasn’t played since. “It says volumes about getting...