NFL awards $150k to three concussion and injury tech startups – CNET

NFL awards $150k to three concussion and injury tech startups – CNET

NFL players suffered a total of 281 concussions this season — the highest since 2015 — highlighting the league’s continuing problem with brain injury.  The daunting issue was graphically captured in a video published Thursday by The Intercept that showed each of those injuries as it happened on field. The video, which has racked up a half million […]

Tom Brady named NFL's MVP for third time of career – NFL.com

Tom Brady named NFL's MVP for third time of career – NFL.com

At an age when Joe Montana and Peyton Manning had retired from football, Tom Brady is bolstering his already overwhelming case as the greatest quarterback in NFL history. The Associated Press chose the New England Patriots star as the 2017 Most Valuable Player, announcing the award during Saturday night’s NFL Honors ceremony. At 40 years […]

Meet Kenny Washington, the First Black NFL Player of the Modern Era – History

Meet Kenny Washington, the First Black NFL Player of the Modern Era – History

The Past in Color features the work of colorist Marina Amaral, bringing to life black and white photos with color applied digitally. LAPD officer. Bit-part Hollywood star. Nixon supporter. Trailblazer for racial integration. Kenny Washington had an eventful–and in some ways contradictory–life ahead of him. But in 1939 he was a star, plain and simple. “The Kingfish” was […]

The Super Bowl of recycling? NFL aims to keep over 40 tons of waste out of landfills. – Washington Post

The Super Bowl of recycling? NFL aims to keep over 40 tons of waste out of landfills. – Washington Post

“The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority is proud of the hard work and dedication put forth by all stadium partners to build a sustainable, zero-waste program for U.S. Bank Stadium,” a spokesman said. (Matt Slocum/Associated Press) Whatever happens in the Super Bowl — be it the Patriots winning their sixth title with Bill Belichick and Tom Brady […]