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Let's not play games with spike in concussion rate this season

Anyone familiar with the book League of Denial or the movie Concussion knows the NFL wasn’t exactly quick to embrace the possibility that head trauma in football carries risks so severe, they can be fatal. 726 more words

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ENTERTAINMENT: Will Smith In Trailer For Movie About Concussions In The NFL

Will Smith (right) as Dr. Bennet Omalu

Will Smith is tackling concussions in his upcoming film, Concussion, about Dr. Bennet Omalu, the famed doctor who discovered neurodegenerative disease, which many NFL players have suffered after repeated head trauma. 82 more words

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ENTERTAINMENT: Will Smith In Trailer For Movie About Concussions In The NFL

Will Smith (right) as Dr. Bennet Omalu

Will Smith is tackling concussions in his upcoming film, Concussion, about Dr. Bennet Omalu, the famed doctor who discovered neurodegenerative disease, which many NFL players have suffered after repeated head trauma. 82 more words

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ENTERTAINMENT: Will Smith In Trailer For Movie About Concussions In The NFL

Will Smith (right) as Dr. Bennet Omalu

Will Smith is tackling concussions in his upcoming film, Concussion, about Dr. Bennet Omalu, the famed doctor who discovered neurodegenerative disease, which many NFL players have suffered after repeated head trauma. 82 more words

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A Misunderstood Legacy

For many of us, the news that our childhood hero Robin Williams had taken his own life was a shock. As news surfaced that the funny man had been suffering from years of depression made his death even harder to deal with. 739 more words

EAGLES FANS: TIME TO GO TO WORK

TIME to kill the Draft rants. Some liked how the off-season went, while some didn’t. That’s fine. It’s part of the process. But the time to complain about who was a reach, and where which guy played his college ball, has passed now. 293 more words

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Jonathan Kay: Head injuries are killing football — and a big piece of America will die with it

Every time a middle-aged former NFL player takes his own life — with the subsequent autopsy showing a brain scan that looks like something from a nursing home’s palliative-care wing — football comes one step closer to extinction. 1,018 more words

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