CTE

High Wire

The Mysterious Consequences of Repeatedly Overdosing on Opioids

Experts are concerned we'll see a rise in brain damage among people who survive multiple ODs in the age of fentanyl.
Maia Szalavitz
6.5.19
NFL

The NFL's Impossible Mission: Making Us Feel Less Guilty About Watching

What we really want is for it to be palatable to watch 300-pound men give each other brain damage each week.
John Hugar
1.5.18
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

At least ten dead in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria, Kim Jong Un calls Trump ‘mentally deranged,’ Facebook to share Russian ads with Congress, and more.
VICE Staff
9.22.17
aaron hernandez

Lawyer for Aaron Hernandez Says He Had "Severe" Case of CTE

Hernandez, who was 27 when he died, reportedly had the same level of CTE as Ken Stabler, who died at 69.
Sean Newell
9.21.17
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Republicans keep up healthcare repeal drumbeat in Senate, wildfires in France force 10,000 to evacuate, Manafort no longer set to give public testimony, and more.
VICE Staff
7.26.17
weed in the nfl

Using Weed to Save Football: Chasing Strains (Part 3)

In this 3-part series, Kyle Turley takes us on his journey to to deal with the damaging effects of football through the use of marijuana.
VICE Sports
5.8.17
Weed

Using Weed to Save Football: Chasing Strains Ep. 3

In this 3-part series, Kyle Turley takes us on his journey to to deal with the damaging effects of football through the use of marijuana.
VICE Sports
5.4.17
Sports

Using Weed to Save Football: Chasing Strains (Part 2)

In this 3-part series, Kyle Turley takes us on his journey to to deal with the damaging effects of football through the use of marijuana.
VICE Sports
5.2.17
Sports

Using Weed to Save Football: Chasing Strains (Part 2)

In this 3-part series, Kyle Turley takes us on his journey to to deal with the damaging effects of football through the use of marijuana.
VICE Sports
4.27.17
NFL

Aaron Hernandez's Family Wants Brain Donated to Science, Claims Medical Examiner Is "Illegally Retaining Possession"

It appears the Hernandez family and the Boston medical examiner's office are going to publicly fight over Aaron Hernandez's brain.
Sean Newell
4.20.17
420

Using Weed to Save Football: Chasing Strains Ep. 1

After taking a laundry list of pharmaceutical drugs to deal with the associated issues, Kyle found marijuana to be the best available treatment for the problems that he was facing. In this episode, we meet Kyle and see the beginning of his journey.
VICE Sports
4.20.17
Taekwondo

Bosnian Teenager Breaks 111 Concrete Slabs With His Head, Is Certifiably Hardcore

There's video, too. It's also hardcore.
Mike Piellucci
3.28.17
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