The Courage award winners will be chosen by a panel from the College Sports Information Directors of America, The Associated Press and College Hoops Illustrated. Hartford HealthCare will donate a total of $15,000 to the general scholarship funds of the honorees’ schools — $1,000 in the name of each finalist and $2,500 in the name of the winners. … [Read more...] about College athletes honored with award for overcoming adversity
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The debate over the impact of repeated head trauma on the lives of football players can no longer really be called a debate. It is a widely accepted fact that head trauma can lead to chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a degenerative brain disease that can cause depression and dementia and has in many cases led to suicide. It is a fact that more than 20 former pro football players have been found—at their autopsies—to have had CTE. … [Read more...] about Will Concussions Kill Football?
Nestled between the Rock and an airport runway, a football team are making history in Gibraltar. This time it is not the national side conceding an exorbitant number of goals (124 at the last count in four and a half years) or Lincoln Red Imps beating Celtic in the Champions League. It did not even happen on the artificial pitch of the iconic national ground, Victoria Stadium. Instead, Premier Division Gibraltar United have crept into the spotlight by becoming the world’s first football team to introduce cryptocurrency. … [Read more...] about Cryptocurrency and football: the future or too volatile to be trusted?
The manager previously claimed that finishing second in the Premier League with Manchester United in 2018 was his best feat. He is being forced to play the remaining quarter of the season without a recognised striker because Harry Kane and Son Heung-min, who has undergone successful surgery on a broken arm, are injured. … [Read more...] about Mourinho: top-four finish with Spurs would be my greatest achievement
College football—that venerable bastion of tradition, school spirit and state-sanctioned cartel economics—appears to be half-dozen conference realignments away from transforming into Unicron. At the U.S. Open, Serena Williams is solidifying her legacy as a (sometimes) all-time tennis great, while Roger Federer, Rafa Nadal, and Novak Djokovic continue to play a high-stakes game of rock, paper, scissors. (Sorry, Andys Roddick and Murray!) Still, the biggest sports story of the week involves the annual return of America's favorite athletic pastime. … [Read more...] about What’s the Appeal of Fantasy Football?