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PBS NewsHour | Clip | Football’s grip on America is a double-edged sword

By far the most popular sport in America, football instills a spirit of resilience and teamwork. But the sport also continues to garner headlines for its violence, health risks from concussions and cases of domestic abuse by players. Jeffrey Brown talks to Mark Edmundson, author of "Why Football Matters: My Education in the Game," about the good and the bad of playing football.

0:05:39 | AIRED: 9/1/2014 |
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