As we learn more about the effects of concussions and sports-related head trauma, parents, coaches and medical professionals are debating how to keep players safe. Some are looking to technology, like a device worn under the helmet that shows the force of impact after a fall or collision. Hari Sreenivasan reports as part of our Breakthroughs series. Continue reading
If you just watch the game, a conservative estimate of the running time of the Super Bowl is at least three and a half hours. Add in the pre-game and post-game analysis and the entire event could top six hours. What could you be doing with that time? Reading a book is one option. Continue reading
Think you know who’s going to win the Super Bowl? There are guys who know more than you do about sports, and they’re looking to trap you. They’re bookies. Making Sen$e talked to one about the business — and about who’s carrying the trophy home this Sunday. Continue reading
The Patriots and the Seahawks aren’t the only ones with a lot riding on this Sunday’s Super Bowl. Plenty of professional gamblers will also be watching the score — and every interception in between — in the hopes of boosting their own fortunes. Paul Solman caught up with one of those bettors in Las Vegas during the NLF playoffs. Continue reading
The National Football League released a statement on Friday regarding their investigation into the New England Patriots’ use of 11 underinflated footballs during Sunday’s championship game against the Indianapolis Colts.
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady today denied any involvement with the use of underinflated footballs during Sunday’s NFL playoff win.
New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick denied any knowledge concerning the use of underinflated footballs during the team’s blowout victory against the Indianapolis Colts Sunday. Belichick, addressing the media Thursday morning about the controversy, said he didn’t learn about the accusations until the next day.
The NFL is investigating the New England Patriots for using underinflated footballs during their final blowout victory game against the Indianapolis Colts before the Super Bowl. Hari Sreenivasan talks to Ben Volin of The Boston Globe about past cheating allegations against the team’s coach and why referees didn’t catch the violation before the game. Continue reading
Widely remembered as the unofficial cease-fire between British and German troops at the start of the first World War, the details surrounding the story of the Christmas Truce of 1914 have become muddled over time. Continue reading