Related Articles, etc.

Youth Football: A way out? (NYT):

 https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/16/sports/youth-tackle-football-marshall-texas.html 

High School Concussions (The Kirkwood Call):

 https://www.thekirkwoodcall.com/features/2019/11/06/the-brain-issue-long-term-impact/?fbclid=IwAR0VOGnLnx6sIljwGFkfzuVza1H60K9hj0OQgUVtz7waALXPDcAMZXCuC0M 

Is Football Falling Out of Favor? (NYT):

 https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/11/08/sports/falling-football-participation-in-america.html 

Helmets for Flag Football? (CBS):

 https://www.kmov.com/news/helmets-in-play-when-it-comes-to-flag-football-safety/article_02227cee-fcce-11e9-b16f-cf557f7349dd.html?fbclid=IwAR158_Rrji1QteBOg06hIrmwg_AyZPYkseGC1uwwE0V5TOt6c6NaU-RbHuQ 

A doctor, his dementia, and football (NYT):

 https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/28/sports/football/tackle-football-cte.html 

High school sports and concussions (CNN):

 https://www.cnn.com/2019/10/15/health/concussion-high-school-sports-study/index.html 

Dangers of youth tackle football (KMOV):

 https://www.kmov.com/news/group-compares-risks-of-kids-playing-tackle-football-to-smoking/article_6bb9743c-ebd0-11e9-8fb7-1b32d88bc42e.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook&utm_campaign=user-share&fbclid=IwAR0UbOWuTGsTSlQYuTm1as7tefgRL1Hi4dD2f5kiv8oQCM27Z01lWsw_hug 

Pseudo-science and concussions (Wired):

 https://www.wired.com/story/footballs-concussion-crisis-is-awash-with-pseudoscience/ 

Concussions force Pittsburgh high school to forfeit game (WPXI):

 https://www.wpxi.com/news/top-stories/player-concussions-force-local-hs-football-team-to-forfeit-game/988302999 

NHL's Bettman should be ashamed of himself (TSN):

 https://www.tsn.ca/hockey-hall-of-famer-stan-mikita-suffered-from-cte-researcher-says-1.1365391?fbclid=IwAR3UJPHRFV3qjTkxAui_8yg_0uUvA2mHA8xXWzr-6AfSjAnMMw6zyEl3qbc 

WA law allows AT to pull players off field (TS-R):

 https://www.spokesman.com/stories/2019/sep/04/law-that-gives-trainers-authority-to-pull-players-/ 

Is Football here to stay? (NYT):

 https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/07/opinion/sunday/nfl-football.html?searchResultPosition=1 

Girls/Women Soccer & Concussions (NPR):

 https://www.npr.org/2019/09/05/757935739/womens-soccer-stars-concerned-about-trauma-from-repetitive-head-impact 

New study reveals cognitive problems exist w/ former NFL players (BG):

 https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2019/08/30/nfl-players-six-times-more-likely-than-general-public-report-cognitive-problems-study-finds/6BKMul9OC019g9eAudBQTP/story.html?s_campaign=breakingnews:newsletter 

Football may take toll on brain, even w/o a concussion (NYT):

 https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/14/well/move/football-may-take-a-toll-on-the-brain-even-without-concussions.html 

A call to action; PLEASE do your part! (CLF):

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Rz9tYYDAls&feature=youtu.be 

A nod to Nick (NPR...2:57 min mark):

 https://www.npr.org/2019/08/03/747833501/saturday-sports-yankees-and-red-sox-concussions-in-football 

CA Gov signs youth football law (AP):

 https://ktla.com/2019/07/31/gov-newsom-signs-law-limiting-tackling-at-youth-football-practice/ 

Brandi & Michelle step up!!! (CBS): 

https://news.yahoo.com/brandi-chastain-michelle-akers-launch-114834851.html?soc_src=hl-viewer&soc_trk=ma 

Taylor steps up!!!  (ESPN):

 http://www.espn.com/soccer/united-soccer-leagues/0/blog/post/3847375/has-the-usl-found-the-way-forward-in-soccers-concussion-problem 

Girls lacrosse headgear...Why? (NPR):

 https://www.npr.org/podcasts/510052/only-a-game 

Sports sending our kids to the ER (KMOV):

 https://www.kmov.com/news/these-sports-are-most-likely-to-send-kids-to-er/article_6c799f26-1982-5555-b642-ba0be50a5048.html 

Bomb blasts, TBIs, and soldiers (NPR):

https://www.npr.org/2019/03/09/701838177/researchers-study-blast-injuries-in-veterans?utm_source=npr_newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=20190309&utm_campaign=npr_email_a_friend&utm_term=storyshare

"It can be a brutal sport" (USA Today):

https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/2019/03/04/football-ban-tackling-14-children/2936638002/

Concerns are REAL (STL Review):

 https://www.archstl.org/faithful-fan-concussion-concerns-are-real-3661 

Game change (HBO: Real Sports);

https://www.hbo.com/real-sports-with-bryant-gumbel/all-episodes/january-2019

Lasting impact (Reveal/NPR):

https://www.revealnews.org/episodes/lasting-impact/

Bob Costas crosses the NBC/NFL line (ESPN):

http://www.espn.com/espn/otl/story/_/id/25914913/inside-story-how-legendary-nfl-broadcaster-bob-costas-ended-excised-football-nbc-espn

Todd Ewen had CTE (KSDK):

https://www.ksdk.com/article/news/health/todd-ewens-widow-wants-nhl-to-admit-hockey-can-cause-brain-injuries/63-73f62137-20ac-41fd-8f80-f42cf9f4845e

NFL, CTE, and a Gunshot (NYT):

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/31/sports/cte-football-hairston-super-bowl.html

A mother's fight against CTE (Yahoo):

https://www.yahoo.com/news/love-brain-one-mothers-fight-cte-awareness-140021395.html

An insurance crisis (NPR):

https://www.npr.org/2019/01/21/687255649/an-insurance-crisis-is-quietly-growing-for-football-in-america

Tom Brady is irresponsible (NYT):

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/18/opinion/tom-brady-nfl-concussion.html

Cause for concern (ESPN):

http://www.espn.com/espn/story/_/id/25776964/insurance-market-football-evaporating-causing-major-threat-nfl-pop-warner-colleges-espn

The NFL and Mental Health (NPR):

https://www.npr.org/2018/12/26/680129774/nfl-mental-health-therapist-on-depression-in-football?utm_source=npr_newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=20190107&utm_campaign=npr_email_a_friend&utm_term=storyshare

No blow to the head is safe for children (CBN):

https://www1.cbn.com/cbnnews/us/2018/december/no-safe-blow-to-the-head-why-one-season-of-childhood-football-likely-means-irreversible-brain-damage

NHL' s Todd Ewen DID have CTE (TSN):

https://www.tsn.ca/bu-finds-former-nhl-player-ewen-had-cte-contradicting-earlier-findings-1.1218836

Changes observed in Middle School Brains (MedicineNet):

https://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=216955

Football affects youth brain development just after ONE season (CNN):

https://www.cnn.com/2018/11/26/health/youth-football-brain-impact-study/index.html

New rules for children w/ concussions (KWMU):

http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/new-rules-pediatricians-say-light-exercise-phone-use-ok-children-concussions

Can football survive w/o the violence? (WSJ):

www.wsj.com/articles/would-you-watch-football-without-all-the-violence-1542821702

NHL $19m concussion settlement (AP):

www.msn.com/en-us/sports/nhl/nhl-retired-players-reach-dollar19m-concussions-settlement/ar-BBPCGx1?ocid=se

Concussions>>>Suicide>>>Stigma (NPR):

www.wbur.org/onlyagame/2018/11/02/alex-blackwell

Why do some people get CTE?  (CNN):

www.cnn.com/2018/11/03/health/genetic-cte-severity-study/index.html

Brainwashed ~ 2 more CTE deniers?: (USA Today):

www.usatoday.com/story/sports/christinebrennan/2018/10/24/cte-football-merril-hoge-ignores-evidence-facts/1750125002/

Gladiator (Spotlight ~ Boston Globe):

https://apps.bostonglobe.com/spotlight/gladiator/cte/

Dr. Ann McKee explains CTE (CLF):

www.youtube.com/watch?v=DKTpU2W7bfY

HS football player dies (CNN):

www.cnn.com/2018/10/01/health/georgia-high-school-football-player-dies/index.html

A player's descent into pain & paranoia (NYT):

www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/09/27/sports/football/nfl-cte-daniel-teo-nesheim.html?smid=pl-share

Twellman's concussion pledge (SLP-D):

www.stltoday.com/sports/columns/benjamin-hochman/hochman-twellman-pledges-to-help-change-thinking-on-concussions/article_ee3570e5-f170-5480-8591-6cf0bca8503a.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=email&utm_campaign=user-share

...bound by grief (ESPN):

www.espn.com/college-football/story/_/id/24576392/as-family-tyler-hilinski-grieves-espn-writer-shares-sorrow

Friday Night Lights Out (Harvard Education Review):

http://hepgjournals.org/doi/pdf/10.17763/1943-5045-88.2.141

As evidence of brain damage mounts ... (NPR):

www.wbur.org/onlyagame/2018/08/24/college-football-future-ncaa

Recent advances (NBC-KSDK):

www.ksdk.com/article/news/nation-world/researchers-close-in-on-cte-diagnosis-in-living-one-brain-at-a-time/507-587243317

HS numbers dropping (NBC News):

www.nbcnews.com/health/kids-health/friday-night-lights-start-dim-high-school-football-n902886

NFL's Violence vs Safety (WSJ):

www.wsj.com/articles/the-nfls-new-safety-rule-has-resulted-in-an-existential-crisis-1533571789?mod=searchresults&page=1&pos=1

Dangers of heading in Women's Soccer (ABC News):

https://abcnews.go.com/Health/soccer-heading-lead-greater-brain-injury-women-men/story?id=56913096

Lewy Body Pathology & CTE associated w/ Contact Sports (JN&EN)

https://academic.oup.com/jnen/article-abstract/77/9/757/5059623?redirectedFrom=fulltext

Lewy Body Disease (USA Today):

www.usatoday.com/story/sports/nfl/2018/07/25/study-brain-disorder-lewy-body-disease-linked-football-cte-nfl/834963002/

The Fight to Save My Brain:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=K4BySsH6FgQ

Everything's not OK (NHL):

www.theplayerstribune.com/en-us/articles/nick-boynton-everythings-not-ok 

Queensland Brain Institute (AFL):

https://qbi.uq.edu.au/concussion

Malcolm Glidewell:

http://revisionisthistory.com/episodes/22-burden-of-proof

Ryan's story (Full Measure):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8HZruqCyrnM

CBS News (Annals of Neurology):

www.cbsnews.com/news/cte-symptoms-youth-football-before-age-12/

CDC on CTE:

www.cdc.gov/traumaticbraininjury/pdf/CDC-CTE-FactSheet-508.pdf

60 Minutes:

www.cbsnews.com/news/ect-is-shock-therapy-making-a-comeback/

www.cbsnews.com/news/combat-veterans-coming-home-with-cte/

www.cbsnews.com/news/brian-mancini-brain-how-ieds-may-be-physically-causing-ptsd/

HBO (Real Sports: NHL's Denial):

www.youtube.com/watch?v=5PKQ7AcFGEE

NYT:

www.nytimes.com/2018/02/02/sports/football/watch-nfl-dilemma.html

www.nytimes.com/2018/02/02/opinion/sunday/nfl-cte-brain-damage.html

BRAIN:

academic.oup.com/brain/advance-article/doi/10.1093/brain/awx350/4815697 

CLF:  

concussionfoundation.org/CTE-resources/subconcussive-impacts

concussionfoundation.org/PCS-resources

CNN:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=iBLYs-pDaQY 

PBS: Frontline--

www.pbs.org/video/frontline-league-denial-nfls-concussion-crisis/

GQ:

www.gq.com/story/nfl-players-brain-dementia-study-memory-concussions

The Atlantic:

www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2017/08/how-students-brains-are-in-danger-on-the-field/536604/

St. Louis Post-Dispatch:

www.stltoday.com/news/local/columns/tony-messenger/messenger-as-friday-night-lights-return-father-honors-memory-of/article_9e422923-056e-5aed-a539-32ebe6c96dad.htm