Is Big Football the New Big Tobacco?
Both Sports Illustrated and ESPN the Magazine ran excerpts today of a soon-to-be-released book called "League of Denial: The NFL, Concussions, and the Battle for Truth," by journalists Mark Fainaru-Wada and Steve Fainaru. The duo writes that the NFL not only ignored evidence showing that concussions are extremely detrimental to the long-term health of players, but that the league engaged in a campaign to hide such research and worked to keep the public unaware of the true damage concussions could cause. (US News & World Report
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