Would no fighting and no hits to the head be different than the hockey I grew up with? Absolutely. But the hockey I grew up with might also be killing some of it’s players. It’s OK to make changes that help it not do that.
Yikes! Then again, if a concussion is a brain injuring, why wouldn’t things like your eyesight be permanently disrupted by damage caused to the nerve receptors in your brain? The more we learn about the damage done by concussions, the … Continued
“With the latest opponent forfeiture, this one coming Wednesday by Granite Falls High, the Wildcats will move to 6-0, with their last three victories occurring without even having to play a down. The reason? The Wildcats are just too huge. … Continued
“Robert Frid fought hundreds of times over three years of junior hockey and eight seasons in the lower minor leagues. He’s had at least 75 concussions and been knocked unconscious many times. Declared permanently disabled in his 30s, Frid, now … Continued
96% of NFL players studied post mortem had CTE, 79% of people who played football at any level tested as having it as well. This is bad for football. Those kinds of percentages really shouldn’t be ignored, though some will … Continued