Showing posts from February, 2016

Real life doc tackles the NFL concussion zone

▶ HEADLINER Dr. Bennet Ifeakandu Omalu (born September 1968 is a Nigerian-American physician, forensic pathologist, and neuropathologist who was the first to publish findings of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in American football players while working at the Allegheny County Coroner's Office in Pittsburgh. He later became chief medical examiner of San Joaquin County, California, and is a professor in the University of California, Davis, Department of Medical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.Q&A: What is a brain concussion? A concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury (TBI). It can occur after an impact to the head or after a whiplash-type injury that causes the head and brain to shake quickly back and forth. Concussions are usually not life-threatening, but they can cause serious symptoms that require medical treatment.
Dr. Bennet Omalu is the guy they made the @ConcussionMovie about. His advice about kids & contact sports — Kevin…

Paralympic Jamie Whitmore Survival Story

▶Posted in triplicate (a Trilogy) around these #ALTACITIES and our Flipboard magazines, the following #SocialCurrentSee archive is a timely sequel to the allied posts on our NEXTDOOR Trilogy message board.
'#Canswerist' JAMIE WHOITMORE writes the following prolog to her story and her website: "When I was diagnosed with cancer it was the biggest shock of my life! I couldn’t think straight and I was in so much pain I couldn’t comprehend anything. It’s the type of news that takes your breath away. Fighting cancer is another story. It is a 24hr 7 days a week battle with no break. All of your time and energy goes into beating it!"

Flip②▶ Her story

Paralympics▶ The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) is the global governing body of the Paralympic Movement. Its purpose is to organise the summer and winter Paralympic Games and act as the International Federation for nine sports, supervising and coordinating World Championships and other competitions.

At the Whitmore'…

Post #SB50, an unforgettable clip for the archive

#SocialCurrentSee captures the 'Sad face Eli Manning' during #SB50 - Google Search : — Mike Foxworth (@ALTALOMAN) February 14, 2016
PeytonManning explains why his brother gave a sad-sack, bummer expression after his #SB50 win, and it turns out that wasn't the first time Peyton has seen that look from Eli.

"World champs coming through!"

On-the-field access to Q4 and postgame at #SB50!

📺 — Denver Broncos (@Broncos) February 12, 2016

#SB50 game balls go to @millerlite40, @sonofbum, @demarcusware, #Manning and more — MileHighReport (@MileHighReport) February 12, 2016

• Win #SB50
• Hold an epic #BroncosParade
• Rally at @CivicCenterPark

📸's — Denver Broncos (@Broncos) February 12, 2016

A town full of @VancityReynolds? Listen to what sweet baby James thought of her dad's hilarious #SB…

Broncos ride defense to 2015 #SB50 Win

Time in Corona:

#SB50 champs Broncos #3 of 8 tries for DEN, 200th win for Peyton, best ever in #NFL — Mike Foxworth (@ALTALOMAN) February 8, 2016
SUPER BOWL CHAMPS! #Broncos#SB50 — Nationwide (@Nationwide) February 8, 2016#SB51#Broncos must keep defense in tact in order to make it to Houston next year: last back-to-back SBs (1997-98) — Mike Foxworth (@ALTALOMAN) February 8, 2016

As professional sports legacies go, the City of Denver will probably never own many world or national titles in major league baseball via the Colorado Rockies, perhaps not either in the NBA with the Nuggets.  The city has two titles in the NHL Stanley Cup with the Colorado Avalanche.  But without a doubt, in the Rocky Mountain West the pro team that makes up for all of the sports futility is the Denver Broncos with NFL championships in 2015, 1998, and 1997.