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Pro Sports Leagues Hit Hard by Covid Outbreaks Should Halt Play

Amid a new wave of coronavirus infections spreading across the globe, sports officials are scrambling to figure out how to keep their seasons afloat with schedules to maintain competition and a general churn of revenue. They should not play with such stupidity. It’s time to put an end to games, matches and meets. If we …

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Phillip Adams Had Severe C.T.E. at the Time of Shootings

A posthumous brain examination of 32-year-old retired Travelman NFL player Philip Adams, who shot and killed six people before dying by suicide in April, revealed he had an “unusually severe” form of CTE, a degenerative brain disease found went. Athletes and others with a history of repeated head injuries. Dr. Ann Mackie, director of the …

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Vincent Jackson’s Widow Hopes Speaking About His C.T.E. Warning Signs Will Help Others

TAMPA, Fla. – Vincent Jackson had a growing family, a flush bank account from his sterling 12-year NFL playing career, and a thriving portfolio of business investments to keep him busy. Intelligent, active, philanthropic and eager to please, he was popular in the Tampa Bay area, where he and his family moved when he joined …

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Jaguars Fire Coach Urban Meyer After Less Than a Season

Urban Mayer was fired as coach of the Jacksonville Jaguars, ending his turbulent tenure in the NFL—marked by tensions with coaches and players, and questions about his off-the-field demeanor. Less than a season later. One of the most successful coaches in collegiate football history, Meyer was initially heralded as a savior for the troubled franchise. …

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Manuel Santana, Influential Spanish Tennis Champion, Dies at 83

Manuel Santana Martínez was born on 10 May 1938 in Madrid. His father, Braulio Santana, was an electrician who was imprisoned after the Spanish Civil War and died when his son, known as Manolo, was a teenager. His mother, Mercedes Martinez, was a homemaker who struggled to raise her four children in an apartment building …

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