Chris Borland, a promising young linebacker for the San Francisco 49ers, has retired after one season because of concussion concerns. The problem is perhaps the biggest threat to the NFL's status as America's most popular sports league.
Hampton vs. Manhattan, a pair of No. 16 seeds in the Midwest region battling for the chance to meet NCAA tournament top seed Kentucky on Thursday night. Later Tuesday night, it's Brigham Young University vs. Mississippi to see who plays Xavier on Thursday.
Sigma Alpha Epsilon was founded by southerners who fought for the Confederacy. In addition to the racist video at the University of Oklahoma, there have been racist incidents at other fraternity chapters.
With notable names like Jake Locker and Patrick Willis retiring in the athletic primes of their respective careers, it raises the question: Why are players hanging up their shoulder pads and helmet when there is still plenty of money to be earned?