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[Serious Topic] The subject of health benefits for athletes

Discussion in 'Archive: The Arena' started by ApolloSmileGirl, Sep 19, 2007.

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  1. ApolloSmileGirl

    ApolloSmileGirl Jedi Knight star 8

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    Particularly speaking in the National Football league. It's scandalous and a complete shame that in a league that has unionization in it doesn't take care of it's own. Considering how the actual athletes actually made all of the money for the League and it's owners, I find it appalling at the way some of the older players that didn't actually cash in on any fat paychecks, are being denied medical treatment for breaking down their body in the name of the league.
     
  2. yankee8255

    yankee8255 Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    May 31, 2005
    The NFL is a disgrace. Actually football from the ground up. And it's only going to get worse, given that tackling with the head (as opposed to the shoulder) has become standard over the past 2 decades.
     
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