CTE an easy excuse for criminals?

Over the past decade, we have learned a significant amount about head injuries in sports and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE). Although there is plenty we still do not know about CTE - and we cannot detect it in living patients - what we know so far has helped us understand, or try to understand, some... Continue Reading →

WWE new NIL program provides opportunity for collegiate athletes to earn WWE contracts

Historically, World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) has faced debates regarding its status as a sport, particularly compared to traditional competitive wrestling. Recently, WWE has seemed to hop on the NIL bandwagon, as it has signed 15 college athletes to name, image and likeness contracts, after signing Olympic Gold medalist Gable Stevenson to WWE’s first NIL contract... Continue Reading →

Astroworld Tragedy Continues to Unfold

Just two weeks ago I shared an article, “Astroworld Festival Tragedy Raises Concerns About Concert Safety,” which was—as the title suggests—about the tragedies that occurred at Travis Scott’s November 5, 2021 show. Over the two weeks that have passed since this first article, Scott has been hit with approximately 200 lawsuits, with 10 confirmed fan... Continue Reading →

Who is Aly Raisman today?

PART II OF ALY RAISMAN SERIES by Darby Daly and Marissa Egloff On Tuesday November 16, 2021, USA Gymnastics Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman visited University at Buffalo for the UB Distinguished Speakers Series—one of the school’s first since March 2020. Not only is Raisman an elite gymnast who is decorated with Olympic medals, she is... Continue Reading →

Who is Aly Raisman: As Told By “Fierce”

Part I of Aly Raisman Series by Darby Daly and Marissa Egloff Former United States Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman has one of the most impressive resumes. As a gymnast, Raisman captained the United States Olympics women’s gymnastics team in both 2012 and 2016, during which time she earned six Olympic medals, including three gold, two... Continue Reading →

Are Minor Injuries Used to Mask Concussions?

Concussions and football go hand in hand, and it’s rare to watch a game without noticing at least one possible head injury. With concussion protocol becoming more significant and extensive, one may assume that the National Football League (NFL) abides by these regulations. More often than not, it seems players appear to take a nasty... Continue Reading →

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