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 •  February 1

As President Reagan famously noted, “The most terrifying words in the English language are: I’m from the government and I’m here to help.” The expanding reach of occupational licensing regulations exemplify this maxim. People in a growing number of occupations now require the permission of the government to work in their chosen profession. Data...

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 •  July 2, 2017

Source: Orreco Smarter training for better performance. It seems that of all the words that help define the complexities of the physiologic menstrual cycle, the word "period" often stands out. The word "period" also can define an implication of menstruation for some women. Simply put, period means stop. The impact of a woman's period on performance...

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 •  May 23, 2017

Why You Should Open A Roth IRA Today Diana Bronakowska Fly Quest team at Sandbox. Hai is one of their best players. Disclosure: The author's law firm Heitner Legal served as legal counsel for Catalyst Sports & Media with regard to various matters. Is esports competition considered athletic competition? Many would argue that playing video games is...

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 •  April 24, 2017

What The NBA Title Means For The Cavaliers And City Of Cleveland It's getting rarer to find a youth baseball organization that doesn't limit pitch counts and/or require days of rest after time on the mound. Little League International, Pony Baseball, Babe Ruth/Ripken Baseball, Dixie Youth League and American Legion Baseball all have rules (mostly...

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 •  January 20, 2017

Oregon Football Players Hospitalized I am angry and a bit cynical right now. I am just incredulous over the recent happenings at the University of Oregon where football athletes were essentially tortured during off-season conditioning drills resulting in hospitalization for three of the football athletes. On Jan. 14, three days into off-season...

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 •  December 14, 2016

It’s hard to think of the NFL these days without thinking about player safety. It looms over every Sunday of action and is reinforced as players enter concussion protocol or are lost for the season due to injury. Football has always been a violent game, and while the league has taken strides to increase safety, injuries are simply a part of the...

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 •  November 28, 2016

Based on a new study to be presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), specialized MRI scans performed on high school football players–after just one season–revealed changes in brain tissue which correlated with exposure to head impacts. “It’s important to understand the potential changes occurring in...

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 •  September 13, 2016

by Arthur L. Caplan & Lee H. Igel How close is too close when it comes to injuring your brain? Cam Newton, quarterback for the Carolina Panthers and reigning MVP of the league, took a bunch of hard hits from Denver Broncos defenders in the nationally-televised, NFL season-opener. A few of those hard knocks were of the helmet-to-helmet variety....

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 •  July 29, 2016

As NFL Training Camps opened this week there were some positive developments in the treatment of observable concussions, but the larger problem of undiagnosed sub-concussive hits remains a ticking time bomb. The NFL and NFL Players Association have agreed to some new changes that show seriousness in enforcing the concussion protocol used to...

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 •  July 15, 2016

Football season is rapidly approaching. Camps for youth recreational leagues, high school, colleges and the NFL are starting in July when some heat indices (combination of temperature and humidity) are well into the upper 90s or 100s in some parts of the country. Inspired by social media posts yesterday noting that kids were in football camps in...