How would you react if you came home from work one evening and found your 9-year-old son smoking a cigarette? Would you revoke his cellphone, Internet and TV privileges before, or after you drove him to football practice?
It was a controversial year for the NFL, but nothing is stopping the popularity of America’s most watched game.
With more attention being paid these days to the cumulative effects of concussions, WCBS 880 afternoon drive anchor Steve Scott spoke with former New York Giants running back Tiki Barber, who talked about his concerns for his own future health.
For NFL players with careers longer than five years, their life expectancy is less than 60. Maybe an incredible 40 beats an indifferent 80. That’s an important choice for us to make. But it is our choice, and it always will be.
A story that should have been just as big as the Yankees sweeping the first three Subway Series games or Union Rags’ race for the ages after I’ll Have Another dropped out of a Triple Crown bid was all but overlooked last week.
Plaintiffs hope to hold the NFL responsible for the care of players suffering from dementia, Alzheimer’s disease and other neurological conditions.
When Warner said he was scared to let his sons play the game, quite a few members of the pro football fraternity turned on him. I say good for you, Kurt.
Watch SNL and enjoy. See how Eli does. Just pray that he and his current colleagues have the support they’ll need once the cheering and, for a guy like Manning, the laughter, stops.
Mike Ditka remembers seeing Dave Duerson just a few months ago, and everything seemed fine. Yes, Duerson’s business had failed, he’d divorced and lost his home to foreclosure, but he seemed to have put it behind him.
Dave Duerson, a four-time Pro Bowl safety who played on Super Bowl winners with the Chicago Bears and New York Giants, has died. He was 50.