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Frontline Documentary: League of Denial

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Old 10-11-2013, 07:44 PM   #16
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Re: Frontline Documentary: League of Denial

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I find it hard to believe that football can't survive when we have far more violent sports out there like boxing and MMA.

There's risk involved with any sport that involves contact.
From what this show says football causes the same type of brain damage as boxing.

I'm not saying football won't survive but 75 years ago boxing was a major sport and it's barely a blip on the sports radar now. The problem for football will be when parents decide they don't want to risk their child's brain health by allowing them to play football. I think anyone who sees this show would have to think about letting their child play football.
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