- Created: Monday, 25 February 2013 09:55
- Written by Nick Malawskey
From Pennline.com... HARRISBURG — More than 100 million people watched two professional sports teams throw themselves at each other with bone-crushing force.
And after several hours of dramatic game play Sunday night, the Baltimore Ravens lifted the Lombardi Trophy as the winners of Super Bowl 47.
But away from the field, the National Football League has found itself in the midst of a raging debate over the long-term health effects of concussions. The debate has far ranging implications — not just for the NFL — but for sports, in general.