Found September 12, 2013 on Third And Wrong:
Football and violence are as linked as Mark Sanchez and The Butt Fumble. Whether it’s fair or not, both tend to be a part of the same conversation. Football, a contact sport, inevitably brings major injury into play. But things get downright nasty when the helmet turns into a weapon… Take a look at this high school football game in Pennsylvania. Not sure if there is some bad blood between these two teams, or if the kid swinging his helmet has some sort of mental issue, but things get ugly…and fast. I really shouldn’t repeat this because it’s so obvious but football is a violent sport. BUT, anything is a violent activity when someone gets angry and has the means to inflict such harm on another human being. Football just happens to be a great outlet for some guys who are prone to have larger tantrums. Recent events, such as Aaron Hernandez, certainly don’t help football’s tie with rage and violence. Because of the NFL’s court case with former players and the new fears about safety, t...
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