The investigation into whether the Patriots participated in a “deliberate effort” to release air from their game balls diverts attention from the real controversy plaguing the league.
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In 2015, NFL Players Shouldn't Be Hearing About Concussions And Their Repercussions For The First TimeBy Bill Littlefield
Despite mounting research, statistics and growing scientific concern about the link between football and brain disease, it appears the attitude of the NFL is the same as it ever was.
Are you ready for some football? Because everyone else seems to be.
No matter which team you were supporting, no matter your politics, this was a gloriously overwrought, surprise-riddled entertainment bonanza.
As another season draws to a close, we wake from “the best sort of late autumn dream.”
As long as players are celebrated for “crushing tackles” and fans cast votes for “best hit ever” — no amount of helmet technology can protect against head injuries.
Despite greater awareness about the risks of concussions and other brain injuries – football remains as popular as ever. But as the 2012 NFL season gets underway this week, commentator Bill Littlefield explores the consequences of our national obsession.
Bill Littlefield says the harsh NCAA sanctions against Penn State University football have inspired emotional debate about what’s “fair.”