Page 1 of 1

NFL Is In A 'League Of Denial' when it comes to Brain Injury

Posted: Mon Oct 07, 2013 11:53 am
by MSI
Oct 7, 2013: NPR When It Comes To Brain Injury, Authors Say NFL Is In A 'League Of Denial'
  • Fainaru-Wada and his brother Steve Fainaru have written a new book called League of Denial — it's also a Frontline Documentary on PBS. They take an exhaustive look at how the NFL has dealt with allegations that playing football can lead to brain damage. They interviewed doctors, scientists, former players and their family members — though not NFL officials, who declined interview requests to them and also to NPR.
See the full article: NPR When It Comes To Brain Injury, Authors Say NFL Is In A 'League Of Denial'

Re: NFL Is In A 'League Of Denial' when it comes to Brain In

Posted: Tue Oct 08, 2013 4:15 pm
by MSI
October 8, 2013: NY Times Collisions of Football Helments and Money
which starts:
  • The National Football League, so good at hyping its own games and stars, may have inadvertently sprinkled some of that promotional fairy dust on “League of Denial: The NFL’s Concussion Crisis,” a “Frontline” installment about brain injuries among players.
    The program, Tuesday night on PBS, is mostly a recap of the league’s response to mounting medical evidence about the dangers of the sport, and, in our cynical age, it would probably have generated only modest interest and a “What do you expect when billions of dollars are involved?” reaction.
Please see the full article: Collisions of Football Helments and Money