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Super Bowl LVI: Whether your team won or lost, there’s a positive link between sports and mental health

As America’s most popular sport, football attracts fans in droves to NFL stadiums and TV sets every fall and winter. Forget about baseball—football has been America’s favorite pastime, and sport, for decades. While most of us aren’t out on the field playing, that doesn’t mean that we don’t become emotionally…

Missing the tailgates and cheering from the stands? College football fans are taking a hard hit this season

As soon as talk about a looming global pandemic swept across the States, everyone took a hard, isolated hit. For fans of sports teams, this was an especially hard transition in a unique way. Most major sports seasons were halted or altered—which meant that fans of these sports teams weren’t…

Former professional football player Merril Hoge encourages kids to play sports and parents to support them

Merril Hoge is a former professional football player for the Pittsburgh Steelers and Chicago Bears. Unfortunately, he was forced to retire his career early due to the lack of care he received following two concussions in the same five-week time period. Despite the life-altering injuries Hoge sustained playing the sport…

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