Fake Brain Damage Concern Gives Me a Headache

A couple interesting pieces (GQ, NBC) recently came out updating the profound brain damage that has perpetually plagued football players.

Bulldog Has a Headache

(Peeing the carpet? So be it.)

But while the science continues to advance, the conclusion remains the same: football messes up your head, and the people running the NFL and NCAA will never seriously acknowledge that.

There’s nothing amusing about the findings on the subject, but I do get a chuckle out of fellow football fans and media clumsily trying to escape the fact that they somehow don’t endorse football players getting brain damage.

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