The Death of Junior Seau & Head Injuries: 10 Essential Resources

Junior Seau, football hall-of-famer and former New England Patriot, is dead.  It appears that he committed suicide.  Seau was 43 and had an ex-wife and three children. This is the latest in a growing line of NFL suicides, and Seau is the sixth member of the 1994 San Diego Chargers team to die from suicide, [Read More...]

Youth Football & Collisions: Really, Really, Really Bad News

ESPN just released this frightening data from the first study of youth football and the impact of head-to-head collisions: The first-ever study to measure the head impacts among youth football players has found that some hits absorbed by second graders are as forceful as those in the college game, and that unlike at in high [Read More...]

Baseball Uniforms Should Be Crisp

This is a cross-post from the blog of Vitamin Z, where I am guest-blogging this week. I don’t know about you, but I find baggy baseball uniforms weird.  So does Wesley Morris, writing “The Sportstorialist” at Grantland.com.  Morris writes with a crisp, tongue-in-cheek style of recent sartorial changes to baseball uniforms: There’s no functional reason for a [Read More...]


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