Initially, the concussion that cost Alex Smith his starting position with the 49ers looked like the result of a textbook Smith play. With a minute and a half left in the first quarter of last month's contest against St. Louis, Smith dropped back to pass, panicked without a second's hesitation when h ... More >>
Retired football players have died young at an alarming rate and each death repeats the question: Exactly how culpable is the NFL?
In May 2008, Curtis Whitley, an offensive lineman who played in the league for six years, died from a reported drug overdose. He was 39, and in the years before he died ... More >>
Maybe not for long...It's hard to believe, but Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler -- one of the most reviled men in sports -- has given people yet another reason to dislike him. After coming out of Sunday's championship game with a nondescript knee injury, players and fans alike excoriated the ... More >>