Football fans grapple with violent side of a beloved sport
The harrowing on-field collapse of Buffalo Bills defensive back Damar Hamlin has forced some fans to confront a truth they’ve always known but hated to think about: Football, a game with violence in its DNA, can go from exciting and joyous to dark and tragic in a flash.
Damar Hamlin cardiac arrest sparks stories of cardiac deaths among young Central Florida athletes
The shock and disbelief after 24-year-old Damar Hamlin collapsed on the field during Monday night's Bills vs. Bengals game was all too familiar for Ralph Maccarone, who lost his son during a soccer practice in 2007.
What happened to Damar Hamlin during Monday Night Football game?
Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin suffered a cardiac arrest after making a tackle during Monday night’s game, causing the NFL to suspend a pivotal game against the Cincinnati Bengals that quickly lost significance in the aftermath of a scary scene that unfolded in front of a national television audience.
Tom Brady throws for 2 TDs in final 3 minutes to lift Buccaneers over Saints
Tom Brady threw a pair of touchdown passes in the final three minutes Monday night, helping the Tampa Bay Buccaneers rally from a 13-point deficit to beat the New Orleans Saints 17-16 and tighten their grip on first place in the weak NFC South.
NFL suspends Browns QB Deshaun Watson 6 games, AP sources say
Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson was suspended for six games after being accused by two dozen women in Texas of sexual misconduct during massage treatments, in what a disciplinary officer said was behavior “more egregious than any before reviewed by the NFL.”.