Medical researchers recently confirmed what many had already suspected.
There have been a number of developments in the public's – and football players' – desire to understand the causes of degenerative brain disease, including news on Tuesday that the NFL player's union is donating $100 million to Harvard University for brain injury research.
As it happens, Seau’s death came just days before I wrote a column last May about the
As traumatized as Seau might been at the time of his death, he had the presence of mind to ensure his brain tissue would be preserved for researchers.
I’ve thought a lot about Seau and James’ film these past few months as I’ve sat down to watch the NFL. The
What does this mean for the future of the NFL? Will the game change dramatically -- eventually morphing into something that resembles flag football? We’ll examine some of the possible outcomes after a screening of “Head Games” Jan. 30 here at the
After the screening, I'll sit down with Tribune deputy sports editor Tim Bannon, WGN Radio host and former
-- Nina Metz