The Fog of War: Concussions in Modern Football

By Doug Greenberg Medill Reports The game of football is no longer a contact sport, it’s a collision sport. Players launch themselves at their opponents at maximum speed, and put their brains at risk in the process. In this edition of Medill Newsmakers, we speak with the medical professionals fighting against concussions and CTE, as […]

Family in Football: the story of Edgewater Castle FC

By Drake Hills Medill Reports Soccer in Chicago has a new team. With the lack of soccer clubs in the city, many youth players and aspiring professionals seek the suburban neighborhoods to better their skills and play for nationally-recognized clubs. Not only that, the pay-to-play model has left thousands of potential stars in the shadows […]