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New York Legislator Renews Effort to Bar Tackle Football for Children

New York Legislator Renews Effort to Bar Tackle Football for Children

With research increasingly showing long-term cognitive problems linked to hits to the head, Pop Warner, one of the largest youth football leagues in the country, has changed some rules.
On Pro Football: Football’s True Believers Circle the Wagons and Insist the Sport Is Just Fine

On Pro Football: Football’s True Believers Circle the Wagons and Insist the Sport Is Just Fine

As researchers continue to link blows to the head sustained in football to long-term brain damage, USA Football and the N.F.L. have begun pushing flag football, a tacit acknowledgment that the regular

Football will keep killing players until we change the way it’s played

In an old, converted garage, Vicis employees enthusiastically beat the crap out of football helmets. They call it the “Smash Lab.” The goal, of course,…
Pro Football Players May Die Earlier Than Their Peers, Study Says

Pro Football Players May Die Earlier Than Their Peers, Study Says

The professional football industry has been rocked by plenty of bad press in recent years, from domestic violence charges to studies linking the sport to chronic brain injury. Now, just ahead of this
Pro Football Players May Die Earlier Than Their Peers, Study Says

Pro Football Players May Die Earlier Than Their Peers, Study Says

The professional football industry has been rocked by plenty of bad press in recent years, from domestic violence charges to studies linking the sport to chronic brain injury. Now, just ahead of this
More Girls Are Playing Football. Is That Progress?

More Girls Are Playing Football. Is That Progress?

K-Lani Nava kicking an extra point in a six-person state championship high school football game in Texas, the first girl to do so.
More Girls Are Playing Football. Is That Progress?

More Girls Are Playing Football. Is That Progress?

K-Lani Nava kicking an extra point in a six-person state championship high school football game in Texas, the first girl to do so.
Opinion: A Very Conflicted Football Fan’s Notes

Opinion: A Very Conflicted Football Fan’s Notes

Eagles fans as the team played the Vikings last month.
N.F.L. Says Fraud Plagues the Concussion Settlement

N.F.L. Says Fraud Plagues the Concussion Settlement

Kevin Turner, a former N.F.L. player, died of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig’s disease, in 2016. His family is among those involved in the league’s concussion settlement.
The Tragic Diagnosis They Already Knew: Their Brother Died With C.T.E.

The Tragic Diagnosis They Already Knew: Their Brother Died With C.T.E.

Jeff Parker, above, who was drafted by the Sabres in 1982, was encouraged to fight as a pro, his family said. “He didn’t want to do that,” said his brother Scott, who provided this photo. “He just
The Tragic Diagnosis They Already Knew: Their Brother Died With C.T.E.

The Tragic Diagnosis They Already Knew: Their Brother Died With C.T.E.

Jeff Parker, above, who was drafted by the Sabres in 1982, was encouraged to fight as a pro, his family said. “He didn’t want to do that,” said his brother Scott, who provided this photo. “He just
A new brain injury lawsuit could be the undoing of college football as we know it

A new brain injury lawsuit could be the undoing of college football as we know it

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) dropped the ball when it came to protecting football players’ brains, argues the widow of a deceased player in…

College quarterback who killed self had brain of 65-year-old from concussion-related disease

A college football quarterback who killed himself in January had signs of the brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a condition that has been diagnosed in…
In N.H.L. Concussion Lawsuit, Gary Bettman Opts to Fight

In N.H.L. Concussion Lawsuit, Gary Bettman Opts to Fight

Steve Montador (4) with the Buffalo Sabres in 2010. The family of Montadar, who died in 2015, is a plaintiff in a lawsuit against the N.H.L.
The Kids Who Still Need Football

The Kids Who Still Need Football

Andrew Hart is a sophomore at Country Day Poly Prep High School in Brooklyn, where he plays football. He hopes his talent on the field will lead to a college athletic scholarship.
The Coach Says He’s ‘Built for Football.’ His Parents Worry About C.T.E.

The Coach Says He’s ‘Built for Football.’ His Parents Worry About C.T.E.

David Gavigan, 15, just after suffering a concussion on the football field.