Football season is upon us. From the little dreamers running onto pee-wee fields to the larger-than-life gladiators of the National Football League, America’s most popular sport will own much of our attention over the next six months. Negative attention in recent years, however, has notched a few chinks in the NFL’s armor. The league has […]
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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 […]
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. […]