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Subject: Re: Frozen Four


Author:
Observer15 (Ice hockey v football)
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Date Posted: 13:42:48 04/07/17 Fri
In reply to: bulldog10jw 's message, "Re: Frozen Four" on 23:23:00 04/06/17 Thu

It isn't that football post season is intrusive. It is that football -in terms of concussions and injuries in general -is a sport apart. Yes, there are injuries and concussions in other sports. But statistically not like football. The more you play, the greater chance for injury. Across the League (and beyond) it is of all the sports the one where injury affects the most number of people.
When the question for the League is increasingly how can we let students play football at all? I doubt we will be looking at post season. I can't see the Ivy presidents going there.

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Author:
Calvin
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Date Posted: 14:46:57 04/07/17 Fri

Yes, football is #1 in concussions.

Hockey is #2.

http://www.headcasecompany.com/concussion_info/stats_on_concussions_sports

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Go Green
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Date Posted: 15:12:37 04/07/17 Fri


If Calvin is suggesting that its silly to justify an extended season for hockey--but not for football--on safety considerations, then he's absolutely correct.

Indeed, "safety" has never been an articulated justification by the Ivy Presidents for the football postseason ban.

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Observer15
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Date Posted: 15:51:55 04/07/17 Fri

AND OTHER INJURIES. MANY more in football across the League.

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