“Fear coursed through my veins. A horrible metallic taste, worse than bile, rose in my throat. The taste of terror.”
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What Hockey Gives and What Hockey Takes Away
Hockey is good for the heart and soul, but treacherous for the brain.
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Should Youth Football be Banned?
Esquire writer Luke O’Neil recalls playing tackle football as a kid, where “you can hit so hard that you knock yourself out.”
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Concussion Chronology: One High School Football Player’s Secret Struggle with CTE
At GQ, Reid Forgrave profiles Zac Easter, a former “smashmouth” high school football player who took his own life in the aftermath of suffering five diagnosed concussions during his football career.