for the Register Guard. The last came out this morning. The articles combine science and data with stories about the lives and decisions of local players, parents, and coaches. I don’t know Mr. Richmond, but it’s a stunning piece of journalism which I am guessing will win at least a few awards. And maybe even change a few people’s minds. 9/6/2012.
Part 1: Risk of brain injury darkens the sport
Interior impact is one that matters
Part 2: School of hard knocks
Part 3: Pressure to shine collides with precaution
Part 4: Injuries sideline players and their dreams
Part 5: Concussions crush ex-Duck’s career