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Notable Native: Liz Nicholson Sullivan talks need for NFL concussion awareness

Because of her husband’s experiences playing professional football, Liz Nicholson Sullivan has advocated for awareness, solutions and accountability from professional sports leagues regarding the lasting effects of repetitive concussions.

By Metro Reporter

September 19, 2016

Liz Nicholson Sullivan, wife of retired professional football player Gerry Sullivan, who played for the Cleveland Browns 1974–1981, knows from personal experience the issues faced by retired athletes w...

Man measuring his penis size

Science sizes up the competition

March 19, 2015

One of the most common questions men ask Google is: “How big is my penis?” With more than 3,000 monthly searches, the quest to see how men measure up to each other has migrated from the Internet to the l...

Women report more concussions than male athletes

By Sports & Health Reporter

February 23, 2015

The NFL concussion litigation by retired players who sustained lasting injuries has sparked discussion about male athletes and the effects of sustaining a concussion at a young age. However, the sporting world seems to have overlooked female athletes.In recent weeks, commentators, like The Washington Post’s Marjorie Snyder, have called for greater awareness of the statistical finding that young female athletes are more like...

Electric bikes could zoom through bike lanes

Electric bikes could zoom through bike lanes

May 12, 2014

Bicycle paths may soon welcome electric bikes with a proposal by two aldermen looking to clarify the city’s transportation laws.Aldermen Scott Waguespack (32nd Ward) and Joe Moreno (1st Ward) introduced an ordina...

Cutler’s concussion causes concern

By Lindsey Woods

November 19, 2012

I am not the biggest Jay Cutler fan, but since I don’t generally wish harm on people, I was genuinely concerned when Cutler was injured during the Bears Nov. 11 game against the Houston Texans.The bad news of Cutler’s concussion, the result of a helmet-to-helmet hit with Texans linebacker Tim Dobbins, was offset slightly by news of the $30,000 fine Dobbins had to pay the NFL, but it was still disturbing.Two other quart...

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