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Old 09-27-2013, 09:44 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Football

When the NFL admits to not disclosing how dangerous the collisions are and pays 765 million dollars; people are still playing this sport right? Like, nothing has changed for future players. So why the big pay-off?

Aren't there studies showing that because football players wear helmets they are actually in more danger because they hit harder under the guise of being 'protected?' I've heard the argument that football would actually be safer without head gear.

I've also heard that football players commit suicide by shooting themselves in the chest so that scientists can study the damage done to their brains from these collisions. The human brain wasn't designed to be repeatedly traumatized and bounced around.

Kind of gives you a new respect for these players. Pay them millions cuz it's not like they're going to be able to do any job whatsoever after a season or two.
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