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It's Podcast Friday with Journalist Patrick Hruby and NFL Concussions!

It's Podcast Friday with Journalist Patrick Hruby and NFL Concussions!

  • Podcasts
  • 6/21/2013 4:05:00 AM
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Concussions in sports have become a 'hot' topic and deservedly so because of the fact that concussions are brain injuries.  Journalist Patrick Hruby has been on the forefront of reporting on the dangers of concussions to NFL players' health.  He has put together several investigative articles that have focused on why the NFL was so slow to recognize the dangers of concussion and these articles have highlighted a systematic downplaying of the dangers of concussion to help pr...
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It's Podcast Friday with A&M's Zerick Rollins and Student Athlete Success!

It's Podcast Friday with A&M's Zerick Rollins and Student Athlete Success!

  • Podcasts
  • 5/24/2013 4:15:00 AM
  • View Count 1911
As school winds-down across the country - both college and high-school - many of our thoughts turn towards recruiting and sports that will be happening in the Fall.  Today we are pleased to have Mr. Zerick Rollins from A&M's Student Athlete Service department in the podcast today to chat about how college student/athletes approach their studies and their sports.  Mr. Rollins brings with him experiences as an athlete and a coach in football at both collegiate and professional le...
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It's Podcast Friday with Notre Dame's Adam Sargent and Student-Athlete Academic Success!

It's Podcast Friday with Notre Dame's Adam Sargent and Student-Athlete Academic Success!

  • Podcasts
  • 3/22/2013 3:32:00 AM
  • View Count 1768
A critical part of any college athletic program is the academic support that is provided to the student-athletes.  One of the model programs in the country is Notre Dame's which has some of the highest graduation rates in football (almost 100%).  Adam Sargent is the Associate Director in Notre Dame's Academic Services for Student Athletes office and has been widely described as one of the primary reasons for Notre Dame's outstanding academic achievements.  Mr. Sargent ...
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Video and Audio rebroadcast of 2012 Huffines Scholar Mr. Michael Hodges!!

Video and Audio rebroadcast of 2012 Huffines Scholar Mr. Michael Hodges!!

  • 8/17/2012 3:30:00 AM
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Today is the fifth of our special video and audio podcasts of the 2012 Huffines Discussion Scholars.  This week's 2012 Huffines Discussion Scholar is Mr. Michael Hodges from Texas A&M University.  Mr. Hodges was an award-winning linebacker for the Texas A&M football team and was widely respected for his tenacity and his determination to play in spite of multiple, serious injuries.  Mr. Hodges gives us the athlete's perspective of sports medicine in his talk ti...
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It's Podcast Friday and we have Dr. Stephen Crouse and Sudden Death!

It's Podcast Friday and we have Dr. Stephen Crouse and Sudden Death!

  • Podcasts
  • 1/20/2012 8:26:00 AM
  • View Count 2243
In the past few months, there have been several football players that have collapsed and died away from the field.  So how much risk do these athletes have for sudden death?  Dr. Stephen Crouse, an expert in athletic medical screen joins us in the podcast today to talk about what we know about athletic sudden death and the real risk to athletes.  This is a great podcast, especially if you are an athlete or have a child participating in sports.
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Holiday Podcast Time! Sports Illustrated's David Epstein on baseball doping and football concussions!

Holiday Podcast Time! Sports Illustrated's David Epstein on baseball doping and football concussions!

  • Podcasts
  • 12/21/2011 3:57:00 AM
  • View Count 1867
It's a special holiday podcast with Sports Illustrated writer David Epstein.  We have two firsts in this podcast:  our first three-time guest, and our first podcast live from Doha, Qatar.  We talk with David about Ryan Braun doping, Colt McCoy's concussion, and what he's doing in Qatar for Sports Illustrated.  It's our holiday podcast - the elves had fun putting this one together!
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