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Commentary: NFL’s cold shoulder to concussion truth is embarrassing

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MIAMI — To stand on the sideline of an NFL game is not only to understand how brain damage can be inflicted by football but also to be amazed that an ambulance isn’t called on every play.

Yet the NFL refuses to acknowledge any link between blows to the head and cognitive impairment, despite graphic, grotesque and high-definition illustrations to the contrary.

The NFL has never admitted that our violent national pastime caused players to lose their minds. The NFL…

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