Tag: sports

Dr. Bennet Omalu, along with a group of leading brain researchers, published a scientific paper revealing that playing football could cause permanent brain damage. The NFL attacked him like a rabid linebacker. Take a look at a longer video on Upworthy and watch a full-length presentation by Dr. Omalu before a live audience. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

To ensure every child ‘wins’, an Ontario athletic association removes ball from soccer. Some soccer associations removed the concept of keeping score a while back, but the Ontario group has really elevated their ‘game’ to a new level. All that left to do now is remove the goals and the fields. The kids will probably […]

When I was 15 years old, I often hung out at the local bowling alley, even during my school lunch hour. Sometimes I bowled a couple of lines. I was no more than a beginning bowler but one day I had an exceptional experience, and I’d bet that you’ve had at least one such experience […]

“You never know where you’re going to find something useful.” ~Two-bit Guru~ Once upon a time—this story isn’t a fairy tale but they do have some things in common—there was a psychology professor whose early traumatic experiences during WWII caused him to develop a revolutionary way of organizing his life. And there was a football […]

When I was 15 years old I hung out at two primary locations in my hometown, the poolroom and the bowling alley. During one school lunch hour, bowling by myself, I scored a 224 game, far above my average. The strikes seemed to take place with effortless and shattering intensity. The spares were solid and […]