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The potential for concussion injuries has risen dramatically in almost every level of athletic competition. According to the American Association of Pediatrics, more than 300,000 sports-related concussions are reported annually in the United States, but a recent review states that the number of injuries could be in the millions. The disparity in reporting highlights one of […]
[btn-post-package]A trailblazing African-American basketball player who grew up in the segregated South. A virtuoso musician who contributed several tunes to the Great American Songbook. A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who changed the way war correspondents work, and died on the frontlines doing it. An author who wrote one of the most popular series of novels for […]
It?s a strange situation: Even as football has reached the height of its popularity, there are serious doubts about its future viability. And the main reason for that is the health problems caused over time by concussions, which often go undiagnosed after they occur. [btn-post-package]This issue grabbed headlines in recent years with the untimely deaths […]
When an announcer yells ?Fumble!? or ?Interception!? during a football game, the fans watching the broadcast respond with joy or frustration, depending on who they?re cheering for. But when they hear ?There?s a player down,? emotions are usually more subdued and somber, no matter which uniform that player is wearing. With the amount of attention […]