Cycling enthusiasts took a little shot across the bow this week.
A New York Times blog titled “Really? Cycling is the top sport for head injuries” has drawn angry reactions from some in the cycling world as unfair.
They come, thousands every year, to see him, to be treated by him. Some famous, but the vast majority just regular people with regular lives. They arrive confused by what they’re feeling and scared by what they’ve been hearing. Micky Collins (far right in photo) examines them, and more importantly, he talks to them and listens to them. He tests them, and afterward shows them the test results and explains what those results mean. They are prescribed treatment, and over time the clouds lift and they feel like themselves again.
I’ve played the Madden video game series since it first came out in 1988.
I spent countless hours in college sending Buffalo Bills running back Thurman Thomas around left end when I should have been studying for a test. As a young father, I was a perennial Coach of the Year building the Cleveland Browns into an actual contender while waiting for my kids to fall back asleep.
It is part of the generation I grew up in, and I’ve loved every minute.