Brain trauma in sport

Videographic on brain trauma and concussion. The New England Patriots take on the Los Angeles Rams in the Super Bowl on Sunday. A July 2017 study which analysed brain tissue of 111 dead former NFL players found evidence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), the neuro-degenerative condition, in 110 of them. Also, the Six Nations rugby union competition begins in Europe on Friday. How to reduce the number of head injuries suffered by rugby union players has become as major concern for the game’s authorities.VIDEOGRAPHICS

Emmitt Smith on Super Bowl, national anthem protests, concussions and CTE protocol

Emmitt Smith sees Tom Brady as the best quarterback of all time. And that means a lot, since many regard Smith as the best ever at his position. (Feb. 2)

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