Aaron Hernandez Found Dead in Prison Cell

Your ads will be inserted here byEasy Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page toPaste your ad code OR Suppress this ad slot. One more tragic ending to what started as a very promising career. Does anyone have … Continue reading

What’s Really Holding Up Your Concussion Settlement…

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Sports Illustrated: Gayle Sayers Battling Dementia

Your ads will be inserted here byEasy Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page toPaste your ad code OR Suppress this ad slot. The family of Hall-of-Famer Gayle Sayers acknowledged that he has been diagnosed with advancing dementia. … Continue reading

Everything Makes Sense Now

The NFL’s been hooked on painkillers all along according to newly-opened court documents. Now Roger Goodell’s goofy behavior starts to make sense!   … Continue reading

Official Faces of CTE Press Conference Launches Mon., Jan. 30th

Cyndy Feasel is preparing for a press conference scheduled this Monday, January 30th in Houston to announce a new organization called Faces of CTE. She will be joined by several other members who share similar experiences from the aftereffects of … Continue reading

Richard Sherman on Players and the NFL

Richard Sherman has never been one to hold back about what’s on his mind. In a recent interview with The Players’ Tribune, the Seattle Seahawks’ star cornerback tells it like it is about the reality of life in the NFL and … Continue reading

PED Investigation Closed

Earlier today, the NFL announced their “findings” from their drawn-out al Jazeera PED investigation: James Harrison, Clay Matthews and Julius Pepper have been cleared of any allegations that they ever used PED’s based on an already-discredited video from a “witness” … Continue reading

Marijuana and the NFL

So many retired players I’ve met over the years have told me about the NFL’s ongoing use of painkillers to keep them in the game, all while putting out a public stance on HGH and steroid use. And apparently, marijuana … Continue reading

Wha?!! NFL Actually Paid Money Back?

Last year, the story broke about how the NFL and many of its teams were actually paid for those patriotic salutes to our veterans during games. Click HERE to read our post from last November. Well, turns out it still … Continue reading

From 2014: Casualties of the Gridiron – Season 2

And here’s Season 2 of GQ’s Casualties of the Gridiron. Has anything changed for retired players? Do players expect things to get any better with the so-called NFL concussion lawsuit settlement? … Continue reading

From 2013: Casualties of the Gridiron – Season 1

Back in 2013, GQ produced a documentary that followed several retired NFL players on their journey after leaving the game. The long-term effects of injuries to their bodies and their brains has serious impacts not only on them but their … Continue reading

Tribute to Kevin Turner

By now, most of you know that Kevin Turner passed away last week after a long 6+ year battle with ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease). Kevin was a star fullback for the Crimson Tide in … Continue reading

Conrad Dobler: “I Don’t Even Remember My Kids’ Names!”

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ESPN: Growing List of CTE Cases from BU Study

The overwhelming cases of CTE discovered in brains donated to Boston University’s ongoing study continues to surface, including youth football players as well as vets. While these studies are still only from the donated brains of deceased victims, we’re optimistic … Continue reading

Dr. Bennet Omalu’s Work Acknowledged in Congress

Earlier this week, Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) took to the U.S. House floor to honor Dr. Bennet Omalu, a resident of Lodi, CA, who was the first medical professional to identify, diagnose and name Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE), a progressive … Continue reading