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If Football Is Harming Its Players, How Can You Be a Fan?

I’m going to keep watching, but I don’t feel good about it

GGrowing up, I was the only girl on a block full of boys. Every weekend, we played 3-on-3 touch football in one of my neighbor’s backyards, his dad serving as quarterback (to this day, he says I had the best hands in the neighborhood). But despite our love of the game…

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Dana G Smith

Health and science writer • PhD in 🧠 • Words in Scientific American, STAT, The Atlantic, The Guardian • Award-winning Covid-19 coverage for Elemental