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Football Violence

Why This Abuse Victim Wants The World To Stop Glorifying Steroid-Laden Athletes

Carole Montgomery | Posted 11.10.2014 | Fifty
Carole Montgomery

The summer I turned 16 I got a job working as a mother's helper in a sleep-away camp upstate New York. I somehow convinced the parents to get the camp to hire my boyfriend as a counselor. I was very much in love at 16 and spent all my time with him. He was a bit possessive but I told myself, 'That's cause he loves me so much.' He was captain of the football team, I was a cheerleader, it was perfect.

Man Allegedly Shoots Friends For Calling Him A 'New' 49ers Fan

The Huffington Post | Robin Wilkey | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

A disappointing NFC Championship loss turned ugly Sunday night when a California man allegedly shot two friends for calling him a "new" 49ers fan foll...

American Football Culture and Sexual Violence

Jennifer Siebel Newsom | Posted 04.14.2013 | Sports
Jennifer Siebel Newsom

As we look back on the event for glorifying this most "manly" of sports in America -- the Super Bowl -- it's time to step back and take a look at what our national football obsession could be doing to our collective psyche.

What If We Abolished Football?

David Macaray | Posted 02.09.2013 | Sports
David Macaray

Most people don't realize it but there was a movement afoot early in the 20th century, led by eastern Progressives, to ban the game of football on the grounds that it had become too violent.

Attack From Opposing Team Leaves Coach Severely Injured

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 12.17.2011 | Education

A Friday fight between two high school football teams in Hancock county, Ga. left a Warren County head coach with crushed facial bones, an unrepairabl...