he said if he had a son, he former pro players have developed alzheimer' s four times higher than the general population. more alarming, the concussions may triple the rate of suicides, a staggering statistic that nfl players share with military football will continue as our national pastime but it is reasonable to limit kids to flag football until their brains have football. in addition, stricter enforcement of the rules and more severe punishment for the obvious intentional hits designed to injure opponents. the league has the ability to change, even if the current commissioner lacks the backbone to leave. right now the nfl owns a day of the week and with such popularity comes the responsibility to america' s youth and their players, past, >> we begin with breaking news. the driver in this hit and run is under arrest at this hour. he was caught hiding under a bed in a relative' s home. he assaulted an officer during a traffic stop then hit a 65-year-old man as he sped away. the man has serious injuries. heather: ray flynn taken to the hospital after this crash. his home , you can se
former pro players have greater decreased -- increased amounts of als and alzheimer' s. one study claims that concussions may triple the rate national pastime but it is extremely -- reasonable to limit kids to flag football enough to cope with tackle football. commissioner goodell should reverse field and use the nfl' s clout to promote changes in youth football, in addition to stricter enforcement of rules and more severe punishment for the obvious intentional hits. the league has the ability to institute change even if the current commissioner lacks the backbone. as the movie put it, right now the nfl wants --owns a day of the week. they have a responsibility to their players past, present and future. >> from boston' s news leader, this is wcvb newscenter 5 at 5: 30. antoinette: right now, the frigid air is once again gripping the boston area. mike: they reached the double digits below zero. the high temperature in boston today was 12. check out thesew winds. they are not that bad. it is not like the wind gusts we had last night. let me show you what the now. degrees.
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