Episode: The NFL's Concussion Calamity


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The NFL's Concussion Calamity

This week, we are joined in-studio by Dr. Christian Dotson-Pierson to speak withDr. Chris Nowinski, Co-Founder & CEO of the Concussion Legacy Foundation, about the recently published study by Dr. Anne McKee which showed CTE in 110 out of the 111 brains of former NFL players who were tested (http://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2645104), as well as Dr. Pierson's own research on the topic.We also talk to Lindsay Gibbs of ThinkProgress about Planned Parenthood Night with the WNBA's Seattle Storm. We've got a Just Stand Up and Just Sit Down award and, of course, a very special Kaepernick watch!Dr. Christian Dotson-Piersonhttps://twitter.com/ProfCDPDr. Chris Nowinskyhttps://twitter.com/ChrisNowinski1Concussion Legacy Foundationhttps://concussionfoundation.org/Lindsay Gibbshttps://twitter.com/linzsportshttps://thinkprogress.org/wnba-planned-parenthood-rally-8967bc1ce66c—http://www.edgeofsportspodcast.com/ | http://twitter.com/EdgeOfSportsPod | http://fb.com/edgeofsportspod|https://www.instagram.com/edgeofsportspod | email us: edgeofsports@gmail.com | Edge of Sports hotline: 401-426-3343 (EDGE)—Music: Eye Examination - Del The Funky Homosapien | Freaks and Geeks - Childish Gambino | Made You Look - Nas | Climax - Slum Village | Dej Loaf - No Fear | Tennessee Whiskey - Chris Stapleton | Cut the Kid - Madeon | Fiction - Kygo | What's Golden - Jurassic 5 | The Wire Outro



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