Wheaton College Football Players Charged for Violent Attack – RollingStone.com

Wheaton College Football Players Charged for Violent Attack – RollingStone.com

Five Wheaton College football players were charged with felonies for a violent hazing incident in 2016, wherein a fellow student was found beaten and bound on a baseball field, the New York Times reports. The students – James Cooksey, Kyler Kregel, Benjamin Pettway, Noah Spielman and Samuel Tebos – were charged with crimes that included mob action, unlawful restraint […]

Youth tackle football declining amid health concerns – CBS News

Youth tackle football declining amid health concerns – CBS News

Last Updated Sep 20, 2017 8:03 PM EDT A new study from Boston University found that playing tackle football before the age of 12 dramatically increases the risk of brain problems later in life.  Many moms and dads have already blown the whistle on the sport.  Parents in Highland Park, Illinois, didn’t need a new […]

Wheaton College football players charged in hazing incident suspended from team – Chicago Tribune

Wheaton College football players charged in hazing incident suspended from team – Chicago Tribune

Five Wheaton College football players charged this week in connection with a 2016 hazing incident have been suspended from practice and games, the college said Tuesday. “The players have been deemed inactive for practice or competition by the College’s administration and coaching staff,” college spokeswoman LaTonya Taylor said in an email. Players James Cooksey, Kyler […]

Broncos receiver struggled to leave field in terrifying reminder of football's brutality – For The Win

379 shares share tweet pin sms send email By: Andrew Joseph | September 17, 2017 10:37 pm Follow @andyj0seph As study after study points to the debilitating longterm effects that awaits many professional football players, it’s tough to not question the sport’s very future. America watches football by the millions, and that’s probably not changing […]

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