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NFL tries to elude Congress

NFL tries to elude Congress

Sports and Society Administrator June 2, 2013 0

By Byron Tau Politico | June 1, 2013 With performance enhancing drugs being an extremely hot topic of conversation in recent years, the NFL is trying its hardest to keep Congress out of it.

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Key hearing to set course for concussion-related lawsuit against NFL

Key hearing to set course for concussion-related lawsuit against NFL

Sports and Society Administrator April 9, 2013 0

Gary Mihoces | USA TODAY Sports April 7, 2013 Our very own program officer, Robert Boland was quoted in this USA Today article regarding NFL head injuries. “This really is the structural ballgame. If

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Current NFL Player Considering Coming Out

Current NFL Player Considering Coming Out

Sports and Society Administrator March 30, 2013 0

Mike Freeman | CBSsports.com March 25, 2013 A current NFL player is reportedly close to coming out as being gay. To date there has never been an openly gay athlete in a major U.S.

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NFL Players Recognize the Potential for Serious Injury, So Does The President

NFL Players Recognize the Potential for Serious Injury, So Does The President

Sports and Society Administrator February 5, 2013 0

By JIM LITKE | AP January 29, 2013 With the Super Bowl fast approaching the NFL cannot escape the rising concerns over the safety of the game. Safety concerns are not only prevalent at

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NFL continues raking in money despite concussion concerns and dropping attendance

NFL continues raking in money despite concussion concerns and dropping attendance

Sports and Society Administrator February 5, 2013 0

By Chris Isidore | CNN Money February 1, 2013 With the Super Bowl (the pinnacle of American marketing, if not sports) complete, the NFL continues to assert its economic dominance. Even with the wave

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Former NFL Star Thomas Jones Wants His Own Brain Studied

Former NFL Star Thomas Jones Wants His Own Brain Studied

Sports and Society Administrator February 5, 2013 0

By Sarah Hoye | CNN February 2, 2013 Former NFL journeyman Thomas Jones is looking to have his brain studied after death. At only 34, he can feel the effects of a long playing

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Ed Reed Says Head Injuries May Not Be So Serious

Ed Reed Says Head Injuries May Not Be So Serious

Sports and Society Administrator January 31, 2013 0

With the Super Bowl taking place in New Orleans this weekend, there has been much talk about the recurring head injury issues in the NFL. In an interview, Dan Wetzel of Yahoo Sports reports

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Player poll: Roger Goodell unpopular

Player poll: Roger Goodell unpopular

Sports and Society Administrator January 29, 2013 0

ESPN.com news services January 28, 2013 A recent poll shows that the majority of NFL players are unsatisfied with NFL commissioner Roger Goddell. Of the 300 players that were interviewed 61% cited dissatisfaction with

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The AFL, Concussions & Brain Disease

The AFL, Concussions & Brain Disease

Sports and Society Administrator January 28, 2013 0

  Matt Thompson | AFL.com.au January 24, 2013 Despite new evidence from the United States, AFL medical commissioner Dr. Peter Harcourt remains skeptical about the relationship between concussions and the development of brain disease.

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Barack Obama on the Violence of Football

Barack Obama on the Violence of Football

Sports and Society Administrator January 28, 2013 0

BY Frankin Foer and Chris Hughes | News Republic January 27, 2013 President Obama sits down for an interview to discuss key issues the country is facing at the outset of his second term

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