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Silver Nuggets: Jason Spezza in the scoring race

A look at how likely it is that Jason Spezza win the 2011-12 NHL scoring race, plus some headlines from 21 December 2011.

When the policemen fail to do the policing

On how a failure to suspend offences results in players feeling a need to police themselves.

"Concussions have become a serious problem in the lives of current and former NFL players, and the...

"Concussions have become a serious problem in the lives of current and former NFL players, and the only way to nip this thing in the bud is to make the players accountable," [NFL commissioner] Goodell said. "Ten thousand dollars for the first concussion, $30,000 for the second, and $70,000 for the third. Hopefully these fines will make our players think twice before they have their brains jostled against the insides of their skulls."

-The Onion, "NFL To Fine Players For Getting Concussions"

Another concussion-reducing product making the rounds

NHL and AHL players are starting to use the Mahercor mouthpiece in an effort to curb the concussion epidemic.

Concussions? Check Your Headgear

Silver Seven tries to figure out why only eleven NHL players are wearing the new M11 helmet that protects against concussions.

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