Report: NFL denied scientific research on concussions for two decades

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

According to a new book, the NFL conducted a two-decade crusade to deny scientific research that showed a link between playing football and brain damage. The book is entitled "League of Denial: The NFL, Concussions and the Battle for Truth" and was written by ESPN investigative reporters Mark Fainaru-Wada and ...

Junior Seau Suicide: Boston University Wants to Study His Brain

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

We got official word Thursday night that Junior Seau's death has been ruled a suicide. His tragic passing at just 43 years old has prompted a ton of questions about depression in retired football players and how it relates to the way the NFL handles head injuries. Boston University's Center for ...

2011 Losers Of The Year

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012

Last year, we began what we hope becomes a tradition here at Rumors and Rants and tipped our hats to Cheap Trick by naming the losers of the year in every sport we pay attention to. In case you are wondering, there is no scientific formula to being named loser of ...

James Harrison And Channing Crowder Should Retire

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

I was initially going to make fun of James Harrison for whining about the new hitting rules and threatening to retire yet again. So dramatic! But then it seemed like he was one player who was just upset he got fined for doing what he was very obviously told to do ...

To Roger Goodell: An 18-Game NFL Season Is A Terrible Idea

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

It was recently announced that a cavalry flag carried by Custer's troops at Little Big Horn will be auctioned in October. Also in October, the NFL season will be almost half over, and we will be heading for not only the Super Bowl, but also the increasing ...

Olivia Munn Topless Picture and Today’s Links

Thursday, October 29th, 2009

Signs of a bad team - Sharapova's Thigh Gambling on NBA and game 1 of the World Series? Yes, please - Visionary Sports Handicapping Blog Why you should see a Chicago Blackhawks game - Midwest Sports Fans I had no idea the Vikings were that NOT valuable - The Victoria Times They were up ...