The Falcons and Patriots are playing in the Super Bowl and, well, I called it. I also said they’d beat the Packers and Steelers, respectively, to get there. I did so as part of a playoff pool, and if the Patriots win on Sunday my predictions will earn me some money. I’ve done well in this pool in the past also, despite not knowing as much about the NFL as many of the other participants. Meanwhile, though I’d put my college sports knowledge up against anyone, I often perform poorly in March Madness and bowl pick ’em contests. What gives?
One of Hollywood’s leading actors stars in a major motion picture about…concussion research? It would not have been fathomable 10 years ago. I used the film, which I saw last weekend, as a jumping off point to discuss the latest research into head trauma, concussions, and CTE in a blog post for the Dana Foundation.
Might as well cancel my RedZone subscription. My survivor pool entry has been eliminated and my fantasy team is toast.* Thanks for the 10 weeks, NFL.