Despite heightened awareness about the dangers of football, Chad Pennington remains bullish on the sport and believes the future is bright — from the NFL all the way down to youth football. “When I look at how the game has so positively impacted my life — and not only from a professional standpoint on the […]
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For the first time in the U.S., a blood test will be available to help doctors determine if people who’ve experienced a blow to the head could have a traumatic brain injury such as brain bleeding or bruising. Read more at www.medicalxpress.com.
It was a furious scramble for a careening ball, a third-quarter play that in most games with a score of 35-3 would have been utterly meaningless. In this case, it was a pivotal instant in an astounding piece of football history. Mark Maddox, who was in the middle of it, only wishes he could remember. […]
It’s football time in Tennessee. And Alabama. And Georgia. And everywhere else in the Southeastern Conference, including Columbia, South Carolina, and Columbia, Missouri, which somehow — despite a span of 870 miles that separates the two college towns — seemed close enough to place South Carolina’s Gamecocks and Missouri’s Tigers in the same Eastern Division. […]