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Jerry Jones’s comments about CTE did not sit well with ex-quarterback Jake Plummer

Sports : The Early Lead

Jake Plummer has joined the ranks of former football players now advocating for medical marijuana, and he has strong feelings about its usage in limiting the brain damage inflicted by the sport. As such, the former NFL quarterback r...

Newspaper/university study on living football players finds “shocking” brain damage

Sports : Awful Announcing

There have been plenty of disturbing studies on the long-term effects of concussions and football, such as July’s revelation that 110 of the 111 brains of former NFL players studied by Ann McKee and the Boston University/Concussion ...

Researchers call for a study that'll explain football players' unique brain injuries

Sports : Business Insider: Sports Page

We don't know exactly what kind of damage football is doing to players' brains, despite the fact that millions of people who play contact sports have been slamming their heads into each other thousands of times a year for decades. B...

People Are Blaming The Rash Of NFL Training Camp Injuries On A Rule That Protects Players From Brain Damage

Sports : Business Insider: Sports Page

Because there's a growing body of evidence that football is an inherently dangerous sport that can result in long-term brain damage, the NFL players' union successfully negotiated new rules in 2011 that reduced the amount of physica...

He Was a Good Husband and Father. Football Changed Him

Sports : Sports from Newser

"These men chose football, but they didn't choose brain damage," Emily Kelly writes in the New York Times. CTE has been found in the brains of over 100 deceased NFL players, and Kelly believes her husband will one day join their ran...


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