Football: The Super Bowl of Super Injuries

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-If you don-t wake up hurting on Monday, you didn-t play hard enough Sunday.- That-s the motto of professional football players, in a sport which demands the vicious blocks and tackles that make for highlight reels and video games. It also makes for 300-pound behemoths that get old before their time. Yet even players who know they-ll be crippled for life acknowledge that it-s just the nature of the game. We explore why they do it, who gets the money, and why we want to watch, with a former team physician for the Raiders, a former quarterback for the Houston Oilers, sports sociologists and sports writers.
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Warren Olney