The concussion crisis in football is getting harder and harder to ignore. The sport is trying to change the rules to protect players, but danger could be too deep in its DNA.
PBS' great coverage of this issue: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/league-of-denial/
Boston University's CTE Center: http://www.bu.edu/cte/about/what-is-cte/
League of Denial Q&A (sbnation) http://www.sbnation.com/nfl/2013/10/9/4817818/league-of-denial-nfl-concussion-crisis-authors-interview-pbs-frontline
"Does Football have a future?" (The New Yorker) http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2011/01/31/does-football-have-a-future
Written by Joseph Stromberg
Produced by Joss Fong, Joe Posner, Alex Hawley
Images courtesy of Getty Images
Video footage from:
"League of Denial: The NFL's Concussion Crisis" (PBS FRONTLINE) http://video.pbs.org/video/2365093675/
"Casualties of the Gridiron" (GQ Magazine)
"Brett Favre on NFL, Concussions" (NBC Today show)
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