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Physical Sports (04:12)

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Chris Borland retires from the NFL after playing one season; other players follow suit. Experts reflect on boxing's popularity, Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini, and the death of Duk-Koo Kim.

Boxing Criticisms (03:53)

Benny Paret and Davey Moore die in the early 1960s. In the 1970s, accusations of impropriety emerge. Kim dies in 1982. Randal "Tex" Cobb takes a beating from Larry Holmes. The AMA and AAP denounces boxing; sponsors withdraw, and media reports lessen.

Sports and Society (03:19)

Kieran Mulvaney reflects on the primal aspect of boxing and prevailing societal feelings. The NFL makes payments to retired players and promotes efforts to make the game safer. Flag football gains popularity. In 2019, two boxers die after in-ring injuries.

Credits: Hard Risks: Concussions in Sports, From the Boxing Ring to the Gridiron (00:15)

Credits: Hard Risks: Concussions in Sports, From the Boxing Ring to the Gridiron

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Hard Risks: Concussions in Sports, From the Boxing Ring to the Gridiron


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Boxing was once one of our nation’s favorite sports, but after its brutality raised medical concerns, its foothold in mainstream American culture began to slip. Today, stories about brain injuries in football are making headlines with increasingly regularity. Is the most popular sport in America nearing its own inflection point?

Length: 12 minutes

Item#: BVL281593

Copyright date: ©2019

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