Former NFL quarterback Brett Favre said he doesn’t plan on returning to the game citing the physical toll professional football took on his body. When asked about the risk of concussions, the 44-year-old admitted fear that the repeated head injuries … Continue reading
The new book, "The System: The Glory and Scandal of Big-Time College Football," offers a behind-the-scenes look at some of the costly — and often unprofitable — practices behind the sport, including extreme salaries for coaches and treating players like commodities. Jeffrey Brown talks to author Armen Keteyian. Continue reading
Creative commons photo via flickr user Kaleb Fulgham After refusing to play Saturday’s game against Jackson State because of ongoing safety and health issues, Grambling State’s football players are returning to practice after their former coach urged them to “go … Continue reading
Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder addressed the ongoing dispute over the team’s nickname in a letter to season-ticket holders on Wednesday, clarifying that the name isn’t a label but a “badge of honor.”
The Frontline documentary "League of Denial" takes a look at the concussion crisis in pro- football and what scientists know about link between repetitive head trauma and brain injury. Ray Suarez talks to Mark Fainaru-Wada of ESPN, an investigative reporter and co-author of the accompanying book by the same name. Continue reading
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is expected to part of the selection committee that will pick teams for the College Football Playoff next year, according to the Associated Press. The AP cited “a person with direct knowledge of the … Continue reading
Embattled New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez has sued Major League Baseball and its commissioner, claiming they are trying to destroy his reputation and ruin his career.
Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images Updated 4:45 p.m. EDT | Oracle Team USA beats Emirates Team New Zealand to keep America’s Cup. 2:45 p.m. EDT | Think Game 7 of the World Series. Only the stadium is the San Francisco … Continue reading