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The Science of Football

As the new NFL season kicks off, science greatly impacts life on the gridiron--from rehabilitating roughed-up players to making the right play calls

California High School's Offensive Scheme Adds Randomness to Football

With an undermanned squad, Piedmont High School's coaches got creative to beat bigger rivals

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Fact or Fiction: NFL Teams Should Go for More Fourth Downs

If the stats favor going for it, why are coaches so wary?

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From the Gridiron to the International Space Station: Leland Melvin's Fantastic Voyage

Sidelined by an injury, NFL draft pick trades in football for a career as an astronaut

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Concussions Exact Toll on Football Players Long After They Retire

A leading researcher discusses how on-the-field head injuries can lead to neurological disorders in players even after they hang up their cleats

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