A CTE diagnosis this significant comes as not just a surprise, but a chilling moment for a sport that is trying everything to both make the game safer and convince young athletes, and their parents, that it is worth playing.
King's landmark victory over Bobby Riggs was one for the ages, but her accomplishment was driven by something more than sports.
The defense was supposed to be strong and stingy, but too often, particularly against the Pittsburghs and New Englands of the league, it wasn't. Now maybe it's back.
"If I give them a show, I think they are going to want my jersey," Fournette said. "I might be the biggest player there."
Jim Harbaugh made his visit in 2013. Now it's the older brother's turn as he faces the same opponent.
Jacksonville still offers its charms, especially in times like this that it can be a benefit, when the small market, we're-all-in-this-together vibe, takes over.
The Cowboys owner sounds like he wants the NFL to take a deeper look at how it handles its disciplinary process.