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Sport and Society for Arete -The NFL's Alternative Facts

Richard Crepeau | Posted 02.02.2017 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

One of the new buzz phrases spreading across the nation out of Washington is "alternative facts." For those of us who have lived through several admin...

Sport and Society for Arete-Concussions

Richard Crepeau | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

In the past decade the consequences of violent sport are being revealed as much more serious than previously thought, or at least previously admitted.

Is Football Just Too Dangerous?

Larry Strauss | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Larry Strauss

Should there even be high school football? Just asking that question is probably an affront to players and their fans at every level. But I'm asking because the question needs to be asked. Because don't we put student safety above all else?

Sasha Belenky

Football's Concussion Crisis, Why There Aren't More Women In Science & More Must-Reads

HuffingtonPost.com | Sasha Belenky | Posted 10.11.2013 | Politics

1. Football's Concussion Crisis This week, Frontline aired "League of Denial," its highly anticipated investigation into the connection between foo...

My Hypocrisy as an NFL Fan

Avi Sinensky | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Avi Sinensky

NFL players are dying. And they're doing it for our entertainment.

League Of Denial: New Book Explores Connection Between Brain Damage And Football

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

By Susan E. Matthews That playing football may cause head injuries so severe it leads to brain damage later in life is no longer news. The connecti...

'League Of Denial' Director: 'Our Film Is The Only Way People Are Going To Know'

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 10.08.2013 | Sports

With the NFL having reached a settlement with former players in a landmark concussion lawsuit earlier this year, the PBS "Frontline" documentary "Leag...

ESPN's Massive Conflict of Interest

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 10.24.2013 | Sports
Jonathan Weiler

To a significant extent, ESPN has always been in la-la land about its ability to do news reporting while it also hocks the products its supposed to be covering evenhandedly. But the NFL concussion story may well prove to be the most serious blow to its self-image yet.