Sports and traumatic brain injuries are a part of our culture. And our culture can (and should) change.
The Disposability of Men Social Social Interest Group launches #WouldYouPlayIfYouKnew Campaign to spread the word on traumatic brain injury
What makes us laugh at someone who gets hit in the head or knocked out?
The Pop Warner player, who was paralyzed at age 13 and died last year at age of 18, was a case study for the harms of the youth football game. The shocking extent of his brain damage wasn’t known until after his death.
“It’s the other side of The Super Bowl.” – Cyndy Feasel
A collection of the best of our youth sports coverage.
Liam Day discusses the details of the settlement the NFL reached with former players in the class action suit being brought against it. He also wonders if this isn’t the last, but the first of such suits.
This is a comment by Shannon Fabry on the post “FIVE Concussions in One Pop-Warner Football Game”.
Athletic competition was never a spiritually innocent pursuit. College football is no exception.
Jamie Reidy shares news that Pop Warner football has changed its rules to limit concussions.
Liam Day wonders how parents letting a 5 year-old play football is much different than the “tanorexic” mother who put her 5 year-old in a tanning bed.