After the Rich Incognito scandal, you couldn't even harass gay football teammates! What are we becoming? We are becoming a more mature nation that recognizes the value that every man and woman brings to society whatever their race and sexual orientation.
January is always an exciting time for the NFL with the playoffs taking place culminating with the Super Bowl. This year, however, the excitement was tempered as the issue of brain trauma created headlines twice during the month.
Dangerous or not we need to allow them to pursue their own dreams. Most football players play because they want to. Most soldiers fight because they have to. I wonder, Mr. President, which would you prefer your child to participate in?
Anyone who's seen football, anyone who's been to a football game, and most definitely anyone who's played football understands that it's not so good for your brain. It doesn't take a surgeon to figure that out.
It is time that the NFL initiate protocols that follow players during their careers by monitoring the subtle abnormalities that might occur in their brain functioning. We now know sophisticated imaging technologies are available which can detect these changes.