Monthly Archives: August 2017

The Podcast Profs are back in business!

A new name…a new home. But the same good ol’ podcast profs! Enjoy our first show of the semester. Advertisements

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No civilized country should stand for this

The Guardian reports that in one Western nation the most common form of death for a particular group of people up to the age of 44 is suicide. “The text said my cousin Gabe had died – he had committed … Continue reading

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Ye’ photo o’ the day

A certain precocious 13-year-old pulled this off last night. I have no idea how.

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They are former football players. They are in their 40s and 50s. But their brains make it appear they are in their 80s or 90s.

The Hamilton Spectator and a team of researchers at McMaster University spent two years studying the brains of almost two-dozen retired Canadian Football League players. The story demands your attention, no matter your opinion on football. The findings will make … Continue reading

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Former football player, TV analyst: “I just don’t think the game is safe for the brain.”

The New York Times reports that a former football player has quit as a TV analyst for that sport. He says his conscience will no longer allow him to support the game. “I take full ownership of my alignment with … Continue reading

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Ye’ pun o’ the day

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Another day, another fine mess in Hamilton: Austin sued by Cornell University

The Cornell Daily Sun notes when Kent Austin was hired to be the football coach at Cornell University that a poison pill was written into the contract. That pill has now evolved into a lawsuit because when Austin left his … Continue reading

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