Just read an interesting article in GQ about the effect of repetitive trauma on the human brain, specifically in the context of football players. One pathologist in the medical examiner’s office in Pittsburgh decided to dig deeper when autopsying former Steelers center Mike Webster, who had gone from the top of the heap to the depths of despair and finally, to an early grave. His findings are astounding, as is the NFL’s attitude toward them.
You can find it here.
Thanks to zbeard for the pointer.