Dialed In: Your Lacrosse Fix

USA Lacrosse MagazineJanuary 4, 2022 Good morning. Here’s the latest from around the lacrosse world: After the NLL postponed its three games last weekend, the league announced that “we fully expect to return to play this weekend,” according to an official statement. The NLL’s first game back is scheduled for Friday, Jan. 7, between the […]

College football players have abnormalities in coordination and inflammation

Northwestern Now December 16, 2021 College football players may appear healthy and successful on the field, but a number of biological measures say otherwise. A new study between Northwestern Medicine, Pennsylvania State University and other collaborating universities has found collegiate football athletes with a decade or more of experience with the sport have related abnormalities […]

What to Know About C.T.E. in Football

The New York Times December 16, 2021 Chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or C.T.E., has affected boxers since the 1920s, according to the C.T.E. Center at Boston University, but it surged into the national consciousness in 2007, when The New York Times reported that Andre Waters sustained brain damage from playing football, which led to his depression […]

Enough is enough: Jacob MacDonald is second player in five days to be stretchered off the ice for contact to the head

Mile High Sports December 12, 2021 Avalanche defenseman Jacob MacDonald is the first NHL player to get stretchered off the ice in a regular-season game in five days. Five days. Five days since Rangers defenseman Jacob Trouba obliterated Chicago’s Jujhar Khaira with a hit that made initial contact with the head despite the principal point […]