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9 April 2020

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Kevin Glass (Franklin Center for Government and Public Integrity) and Travis Waldron (Huffington Post)

On Rational Actors, Kevin and Travis discuss the significance of the NFL’s concussion settlement. They note that superstar salaries are not representative of the average NFL player’s career. Are rules changes fair to retired players who won’t directly benefit? Is youth football threatened by growing public awareness of the health risks? Is there any way to build a safer football helmet? How does the NFL Players Association compare with unions in others sports, such as basketball or baseball? Finally, they discuss the politics of sports and congressional involvement in labor disputes.

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Recorded:Sep 10    Posted:Sep 12, 2013
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Rational Actors | Sep 12, 2013 | Kevin Glass & Travis Waldron

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