by tyrone duncan
when football was invented
On November 6, 1869, Rutgers University faced Princeton University (then known as the College of New Jersey) in a game that was played with a round ball and, like all early games, used a set of rules suggested by Rutgers captain William J. Leggett
why is football harmful
We don't know exactly what kind of damage football is doing to players' brains, despite the fact that millions of people who play contact sports have been slamming their heads into each other thousands of times a year for decades.