Last month, the NFL reached a $765 million settlement with retired players over concussion-related brain injuries. The settlement will be used to compensate retired players and their families who have suffered from serious diseases such as Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, dementia, Chronic Traumatic Encephelopathy, depression, and other cognitive diseases.
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AFC North Pittsburgh Steelers — After coming off a relatively disappointing season by Steelers’ standards, the team is hoping for a big bounce-back season. Much of their success will rely on the health of quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, who missed part of last season with a rib injury. The Steelers’ offence[Read More…]
In 2006, goaltender Rick DiPietro signed a 15-year $67.5 million dollar contract with the New York Islanders. Since then, he has missed most of the last three seasons due to injury, and has performed atrociously when he has played. Yet despite his injuries and poor play he will still[Read More…]
On Jan. 12, 2012, Mike Cammalleri was traded from the Montreal Canadiens to the Calgary Flames for Rene Bourque. I am a die-hard Habs fan, but how are you supposed to react when your favourite player is traded? I have followed Cammalleri endlessly. Some would call me obsessed: I have[Read More…]
1. Winter Classic The NHL will further prove it has a Pennsylvania fetish on Jan. 2 (the NFL gets New Year’s to itself because it’s a Sunday) as the Flyers host the New York Rangers in the league’s showcase event at Citizens’ Bank Park. The Flyers are participating in their second Winter[Read More…]
As the relaxing summer comes to an end and the school year at McGill begins, a wave of responsibility hits students solidly in the face. I almost feel bad that while my friends are devoting their time to making sure they picked the right classes, I devote it to picking[Read More…]