USA Today reports the Emmy award-winning sports broadcaster and former host of Football Night in America called the decline of the NFL as a “cash machine” the biggest story in American sports while speaking Tuesday at the University of Maryland.
Costas said that decline is not about athletes’ knees but their brains. “Unless and until there is some technology which we cannot even imagine, let alone has been developed, that would make this inherently dangerous game not marginally safer, but acceptably safe, the cracks in the foundation are there,” the Washington Post quotes Costas as saying.
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