Chris Borland PSA on CTE

Chris Borland shares a public service announcement with the Union of Concerned Scientists on CTE. … Continue reading

OJ Simpson and CTE?

I still remember some of the conversations about OJ Simpson I had years back as we first started to discuss concussions and CTE at our FootballVets Conferences. Many of his old friends and teammates would describe a perfect role model … Continue reading

First Annual CTE Awareness Day 2017

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The REAL NFL: As Only a Widow Can Tell It

Another all-too-familiar story on the long-term impact of concussions. Over the years, we’ve chronicled so many stories of the damage not only to the players but on their families during and after their careers in football. And – as always … Continue reading

How ‘Concussion’ Changed Will Smith’s Life

It would be respectful if some of these newscasters would at least learn to pronounce names properly before reading them in a news story. Nonetheless, another good statement about the ripple effect coming out of the work from Dr. Bennet … Continue reading

Steelers Doctor No: CTE ‘rare,’ football safe

Are you f*ckin’ kidding me? I mean seriously? The team doctor for the Steelers had some interesting comments to add to a discussion on ESPN about concussions in general and CTE in particular. In a nutshell, he declared that CTE … Continue reading

Watch PBS Frontline: League of Denial

Last night, PBS aired their full two-hour documentary League of Denial on Frontline and the accompanying book from Mark Fainaru-Wada and Steve Fainaru. . Thanks to PBS, you can now watch the entire movie in Full Screen mode by clicking … Continue reading

Evan Weiner: ESPN’s Football Faux Pas

EDITOR’S NOTE: In his usual detailed manner, Evan Weiner takes a very interesting look at ESPN and its long-standing business relationship with the NFL over the years and how it resulted in ESPN’s withdrawal from their partnership with PBS Frontline. … Continue reading

What Does the NFLPA’s Concussion Announcement Really Say?

Here’s the official NFLPA Press Release on their newly-announced Concussion & TBI Committee. We want to point out that while any movement forward is always a good thing, sometimes you have to look at what’s NOT said as much as … Continue reading