Junior Seau's family is suing the NFL and President Obama says that, if he had a son, he would think twice before letting him play football.
The issue of concussions in football is back in the forefront of people’s minds now that: In an article released on Jan. 27, President Obama told The Republican, I'm a big football fan, but I have to tell you if I had a son, I'd have to think long and hard before I let him play football...I tend to be more worried about college players than NFL players in the sense that the NFL players have a union, they're grown men, they can make some of these decisions on their own, and most of them are well-compensated for the violence they do to their bodies. You read some of these stories about college players who undergo some of these same problems with concussions and so forth and then have nothing to fall back on. That's something that I'd like to…
Framingham High is the first school in the Bay State Conference to host an NFL/American Cancer Society “A Crucial Catch” game. At tonight's game against Brookline, Students will sell items to raise funds for breast cancer awareness.
Friday, October 14, 2011
The NFL, its clubs, players and the NFL Players Association have kicked off in October a "Crucial Catch," a partnership with the American Cancer Society, as a way to raise fund and awareness for annual breast cancer screenings. Throughout October, NFL games will feature players, coaches and referees wearing pink game apparel, on-field pink ribbon stencils, special game balls and pink coins - all to help raise awareness and funds for this important campaign. This year a number of Massachusetts High Schools have agreed to join in the effort. Framingham High is the first school in the Bay State Conference to host a “Crucial Catch” game. Last week, the cheerleaders wore pink ribbons and the players pink socks. Tonight, Framingham High …