8 NFL Facts That Will Piss You Off During The Super Bowl

This Sunday, 169 million people are expected to watch Super Bowl, which will be broadcast in more than 30 languages to 180 different countries. With numbers like these, it’s no surprise that football is America’s most popular sport and the NFL is the most profitable sports league in the world.

But behind the curtain of the Big Game’s glitz and glamour is a league plagued by controversy, most notably the NFL’s refusal to acknowledge the correlation between football and brain damage. Mark Fainaru-Wada, ESPN reporter and co-author of the book “League of Denial,” which chronicled two decades of the league’s malfeasance on the issue, said he was struck by the NFL’s profound level of denial and the lengths to which it went to refuse responsibility. Read more

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    Let’s all remember that the NFL is pretty awful.
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    Cant wait!!
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    Sorry, but I couldn’t care less about the super bowl.
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    The bad thing is, I love american football and I even practice it for a while, after reading this article, I can...
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