It would not be inaccurate to suggest that the National Football league has had finer weeks. The NFL should be in crisis mode and figuring out how to protect the league’s most valuable asset, the NFL brand. Media is hyped […]
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One of the bigger stories this week was that the St. Louis Rams may or may not have inquired about the status of retired quarterback Brett Favre, following the loss of Sam Bradford for the season. But there was an […]
Once looked upon as an underestimated and often ignored injury, sport-related concussion has taken sports media by storm. Reports of athletes suffering from long-term cognitive deficits have now labeled concussion as a public health concern. There has been a noticeable […]
Christina Master is a pediatrician and sports medicine specialist at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and fully understands the dangers concussions pose to athletes of all ages. Master knows that some doctors insist that one concussion is one too many. […]
Editor’s Note. This is one in a series of articles posted on The Sport Digest blog in recent weeks. The Digest will continue to publicize this major health issue that affects not only professional athletes such as Dave Duerson but […]