In a first for the NFL, the professional league of this country’s most popular sport is acknowledging a link between football and brain disease. The league’s top health and safety officer conceded and confirmed the tie during a roundtable discussion on concussions convened by the U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Energy and Commerce. The official was […]
As revelations surrounding the film Concussion, which explores the relationship between football and CTE, continue to make waves across the NFL, one high school student has turned down 12 football scholarships.
Dr. Bennet Omalu, portrayed by Will Smith in the film, believes that O.J. may have sustained brain damage during his 11-year career in the NFL, which could have played a part in his criminally questionable past.
Concussion, starring Will Smith, is hitting theaters Christmas day. Sony has offered free admission to all NFL players, and their families, in hopes of spreading the word of the detriments of brain trauma. Sony has even held pre-screenings of the film for current and retired NFL players. Smith plays the character of Dr. Bennet Omalu, a […]
Will Smith is starring in, Concussion, a movie about the dangers of head trauma in football. The film depicts the story of former Pittsburgh Steeler, Mike Webster, who passed at the age of 50 after experiencing dementia. Smith plays the role of Dr. Bennet Omalu who actually discovered the dangers of repeated head injuries. The […]
New studies show 87 out of 91 deceased NFL players have tested positive for brain disease due to concussions and head trauma
Another controversy is brewing about the new Will Smith head-trauma film “Concussion” one day after its trailer debuted on the web and three months before it’s scheduled to hit theaters. According to a story published in “The New York Times” on Tuesday, where the paper cites studio emails leaked in the hack of Sony Pictures, the film ”Concussion” […]