A new study has found further evidence linking hits to the head rather than concussions to the onset of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the neurodegenerative disease traced back to the kind of head trauma experienced by football players, other athletes and combat veterans. “The concussion is really… Read More
    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Tom Brady hasn’t missed many starts during his 18-year NFL career, and no one sounds too worried that he’ll be sidelined for Sunday’s AFC championship game. Nonetheless, after Brady sat out the Patriots’ practice on Thursday — and did not speak to reporters… Read More
    The University of Maine football team, which signed players during the new early National Letter of Intent signing period, has bolstered its roster with two midyear transfers. The Black Bears have added offensive lineman Tyler Royal and wide receiver Brian Dolan, both of whom are eligible… Read More
    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — As they normally do when the opposition says something you might post on a bulletin board, the New England Patriots reacted diplomatically Monday to Jacksonville’s Jalen Ramsey guaranteeing his team is “going to the Super Bowl and we gonna win that b——.” “Man,… Read More