Former Chicago Blackhawks enforcer Daniel Carcillo says psychedelic drugs helped him battle post-concussion effects
Retired Chicago Blackhawks enforcer Daniel Carcillo says it took a mind-blowing drug to save his brain — and his life.“It was the most amazing experience,” Carcillo says on the latest edition of “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel,” set to debut at 9 p.m. CST Tuesday on HBO and HBO MaxCarcillo, who sued the NHL over his concussion-related injuries, is among the former athletes on the program extolling the benefits of psychedelic drugs in helping him cope with aftereffects of brain trauma.The research in this area, correspondent David Scott notes, is “embryonic but intriguing.”“Real Sports” opens i...
Lions RB D'Andre Swift in concussion protocol, could miss game vs. Panthers
DETROIT — The Detroit Lions’ D’Andre Swift was asked Wednesday what he planned to do for an encore after his big game against Washington.We might have to wait another week — or longer — to find out.Swift did not practice Thursday because of a brain injury, leaving his status for Sunday’s game against the Carolina Panthers in doubt.The rookie running back ran for 81 yards on 16 carries and had another 68 yards receiving in his first career start last week against Washington.Lions offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell indicated Tuesday that he planned to keep Swift as his starting running back, w...
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