Arguably, it was the best one yet. Unquestionably, it was the most controversial. On December 22nd, 2012, at the Gale Centre in Niagara Falls, the Scaringis gathered for the fifth edition of the annual “Scaringi Winter Classic”. In what was a particularly exciting, fast-paced and tightly-contested hockey game, league officials had to step in a day after the final buzzer to quite possibly alter the game’s decision. On the ice, the Tony Scaring-led Dark Team…
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Dr. Robert Cantu is a leading neurosurgeon and an expert when it comes to concussions and sports. His book, “Concussions and our Kids,” provides a thorough analysis of the problem and offers possible solutions for sports-related concussions – or at least ways to mitigate them, and does so through detailed explanations and examples. Trust us, it’s worth your time.
Gary Roberts, an NHL veteran with 1,354 games to his credit, missed the entire 1996-97 season due to injury. That prompted him to successfully investigate a way to get himself healthy, which led to his post-NHL work with the Fitness Institute, where he helps young players prepare for the rigors of being a top athlete in any sport.
The Oakland Raiders appeared to have finally found at least modest success when Jason Campbell broke his collarbone earlier this month. Rather than resign to a disappointing fate or struggle with their backup quarterbacks on the roster, the franchise went out and acquired former Cincinnati Bengal Carson Palmer to pick up where Campbell left off. Will the questionable move pay off in the end for an organization desperate to “win now”?
The St. Louis Rams may not have been pegged as early Super Bowl favorites, but coming off an impressive 2010 campaign and with Sam Bradford looking to follow up an outstanding rookie year, the 0-4 hole they find themselves in is unacceptable. TheGP Football’s Andrew Bucholtz, along with Ramblin Fan’s Justin Stine get to the bottom of it.