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  • Getting their due [Commentary]

    Getting their due [Commentary]
    Two recent major developments may revolutionize major college sports, potentially to the benefit of long-exploited college athletes. It's about time. On August 7 the National Collegiate Athletic Association decreed that the five major conferences...
  • Former NFL player Dwight Hollier makes impact as counselor

    Former NFL player Dwight Hollier makes impact as counselor
    Dwight Hollier's first career was a passion. His current career is more akin to a crusade. The Peninsula native and former NFL linebacker counsels players — past, present and future — on life beyond the field. He takes his own experiences...
  • Shack Stanwick profiled in 30-minute documentary leading into Under Armour All-America Classic

    Shack Stanwick profiled in 30-minute documentary leading into Under Armour All-America Classic
    Graduated Boys' Latin lacrosse standout Shack Stanwick,  The Sun's All-Metro Player of the Year and Male Athlete of the Year, will be featured in a 30-minute documentary titled "Undeniable: The Road to the All-America Game." The show, which will run...
  • USC's spring scrimmage hardly hints at season ahead

    USC's spring scrimmage hardly hints at season ahead
    For at least a few fans, USC's spring-ending scrimmage at the Coliseum was an overwhelming success. One youngster from the crowd passed for a touchdown on a promotional play with the Trojans and an adult caught a pass and sprinted to the end zone on...
  • USC football: Toa Lobendahn has chance to start as a freshman

    USC football: Toa Lobendahn has chance to start as a freshman
    Toa Lobendahn has practiced only 14 times at USC, but the freshman's performance during spring workouts has put him on track for a possible starting role on the offensive line in the fall. With senior Aundrey Walker and third-year sophomore Jordan...
  • Concussion lawsuit blames Kansas City Chiefs for player's rampage

    Concussion lawsuit blames Kansas City Chiefs for player's rampage
    A Kansas City Chiefs linebacker was suffering from concussion-related brain damage when he went on a rampage and killed his girlfriend and then himself in 2012, a new lawsuit claims, and the player's mother wants to hold the team responsible. Jovan...
  • Mark Fainaru-Wada, Steve Fainaru on 'League of Denial'

    Mark Fainaru-Wada, Steve Fainaru on 'League of Denial'
    While the National Football League remains the most successful sports entity in America, its foundations are being shaken by a looming health crisis. For more than two decades, evidence has been mounting that concussions associated with playing football...
  • State panel rejected injury claim by NFL's Dorsett

    A brain-injury claim by former National Football League player Tony Dorsett was thrown out by a California workers' compensation panel just months before he was diagnosed with early signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a debilitating condition...
  • Could NFL concussion questions be solved by fly swatters?

    Could NFL concussion questions be solved by fly swatters?
    Could a spring-loaded fly swatter save NFL football players and Iraq war veterans from the effects of concussions and traumatic brain injuries? Before you shrug off that question, geneticist Barry Ganetzky at the University of Wisconsin-Madison...
  • Adrian Peterson's son dies of injuries sustained in alleged assault

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  • NFL must think we're all brain-damaged

    NFL must think we're all brain-damaged
    Welcome to the Chicago stop of the NFL’s "Hypocrisy Across America Tour." The NFL, whose sport causes brain damage, paid off a bunch of former players who have brain damage without admitting it contributed to the brain damage. Anyone who...
  • Review: 'League of Denial' tackles NFL's concussion issue head-on

    Review: 'League of Denial' tackles NFL's concussion issue head-on
    Football is a violent game, even its fans must admit, and might celebrate. There are parts of it that aren't violent, of course — the throwing and catching and running. But they are accompanied, and made possible, by the smashing and hitting and...