SERIES: LEGISLATION BANNING YOUTH TACKLE FOOTBALL – PART 4: Blame the Treatment, not the Tackle

Photo Credit: Colin E. Braley/AP Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (“CTE”) is a degenerative disease that is theoretically linked to repeat mild traumatic brain injuries (“TBI”). Since its discovery in 2002, CTE has been studied extensively, especially in regard to its prevalence in participants of certain sports. In recent years, football has been front and center of... Continue Reading →

SERIES: LEGISLATION BANNING YOUTH TACKLE FOOTBALL – PART 3: Taking Steps in Response to Recent TBI Studies – Banning Youth Tackle Football

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (“CTE”) is a degenerative disease that is theoretically linked to repeat mild traumatic brain injuries (“TBI”). Since its discovery in 2002, CTE has been studied extensively, especially in regard to its prevalence in participants of certain sports. In recent years, football has been front and center of the discussion, as many former... Continue Reading →

SERIES: LEGISLATION BANNING YOUTH TACKLE FOOTBALL – PART 2: Traumatic Brain Injury – Noteworthy Cases

Photo Credit: Carolina Huddle Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (“CTE”) is a degenerative disease that is theoretically linked to repeat mild traumatic brain injuries (“TBI”). Since its discovery in 2002, CTE has been studied extensively, especially in regard to its prevalence in participants of certain sports. In recent years, football has been front and center of the... Continue Reading →

SERIES: LEGISLATION BANNING YOUTH TACKLE FOOTBALL – PART 1: Traumatic Brain Injury and its Effects

Photo Credit: Brainline.org In General Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (“CTE”) is a degenerative disease that is theoretically linked to repeat mild traumatic brain injuries (“TBI”). Since its discovery in 2002, CTE has been studied extensively, especially in regard to its prevalence in participants of certain sports. In recent years, football has been front and center of... Continue Reading →

Calgary Flames Coach Bill Peters is in Hot Water

Calgary Flames Head Coach Bill Peters was not behind the bench last night during the game against the Buffalo Sabres. Flames General Manager Brad Treliving “benched” Peters, effectively handing associate coach Geoff Ward the head coaching duties until the investigation behind Peters’ racist remarks and physical assault of former players is complete. On Monday night,... Continue Reading →

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