Poll: Wealthy, College-Educated Less Likely to Want Kids to Play Football
A new poll reveals deep divides by money, education, gender, politics and age. How will it affect the pipeline of football players?
What Are the Youth Football Laws in Your State?
Since 2009, every state except for Mississippi has enacted legislation designed to minimize the risk of football-related head injuries.
New Lawsuits in High School Football Deaths
Last summer, Isaiah Laurencin and Don’terio J. Searcy, two high school football players, died after practicing in high temperatures. Now, … Continue reading
Amidst Concern About Head Injuries, Pop Warner Issues New Practice Rules
Football has never been more popular. But is it worth the risks? Watch FRONTLINE’s Football High for more on head … Continue reading
Do Combat Vets Suffer the Same Devastating Brain Disease Afflicting Football Players?
The brain damage to soldiers who have experienced a blast injury during combat may be similar to damage sustained by some … Continue reading
High School Football Player Dies from Head Injury
On Friday, a a 16-year-old high school lineman in New York state died after suffering from a traumatic brain injury … Continue reading
Football Head Injuries: From High School to the Pros
The lockout’s over. Preseason has begun. But the NFL’s legal troubles are far from over. In late July, 75 former … Continue reading