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The entire Penn State coaching staff, too much under the influence of Paterno, should go. And so, frankly, should major college football and basketball as it exists now, rotten beyond repair, as has been pointed out a thousand times.
A growing body of evidence showing that concussions and head injuries can lead to brain damage and early onset of dementia has led to NFL rules changes meant to reduce risk. Schwartz argues that they will help to reduce those injuries, while Bissinger argues that they change the nature of the game.
Allegations that University of Miami athletes were provided cash and hookers should trigger the death penalty at a school thats become a national disgrace.
Violence is not only embedded in football; it is the very celebration of it. It is why we like it. Take it away, continue efforts to curtail the savagery, and the game will be nothing, regardless of age or skill.
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