A 2000 study that surveyed 1,090 former NFL players found that more than 60 percent had suffered at least one concussion during their career.Concussions, a type of traumatic brain injury, generally occur when the head either spins rapidly or accelerates quickly and then stops — like when a player ta
There are four teams left in the NFL playoffs, and the only returning semifinalist are the New York Jets, who play the Pittsburgh Steelers for the AFC championship on Sunday.In his two years coaching the Jets, Rex Ryan has taken a team that was a laughingstock and turned the joke on himself.
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker says his NFC Championship Game bet with Illinois Governor Pat Quinn involves team colors and some volunteer time.Walker says the losing governor of the bet on Sunday's Green Bay Packers-Chicago Bears game will volunteer in a food pantry in the winner's state wearing a
To truly enjoy a football game you need a beer in one hand and a brat in the other! ESPN's Lester Munson told "Eight Forty-Eight," the Bears-Packer meet up is the biggest sports event in Chicago history.