Category Archives: sports injuries

Sports History Files: A new blog for American games

TweetEarlier this month a group of academics (a number of them Ph.D. candidates) launched a blog devoted to American sports history that they’ve titled, appropriately enough, “Sport in American History.”
The blog also has a Twitter account and a Facebook page.
The posts thus far have included examinations of Donald Sterling, the college athletic unionization movement, gay [...]

‘They are trading money for brain cells’

TweetThe heartbreaking death of troubled NHL tough guy Derek Boogaard, the subject of a three-part series that concluded Tuesday in┬áThe New York Times, reveals how the league isn’t terribly eager to talk about his damaged brain that shocked researchers who received it on request from his family.
And it certainly hasn’t quelled the appetite some fans [...]