Alvaro Pereira of Uruguay receives treatment during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group D match between Uruguay and England at Arena de Sao Paulo on June 19, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (credit: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

3 Reasons Why FIFA Needs To Pay More Attention To Concussions

To many-a-fan’s dismay, some players were noticeably ‘out of it’ and even collapsed after sustaining a head injury during play. While getting injured is something that can happen in any sport, certain protocols need to be followed to ensure player safety.


A top Hawaiian lawmaker is calling for the legalization of marijuana in order to pay of billions in state debt and improvements to transportation and public education programs. (Getty Images)

Uruguay’s Senate Approves National Marketplace For Legal Marijuana

The measure puts the government in charge of growing, selling and using cannibis products.


Members of the gay community protest on Dec. 26, 2012 in Montevideo, against the postponement of the votation in the Senate of a law that would legalize gay marriage. (credit: MIGUEL ROJO/AFP/Getty Images)

Uruguay Lawmakers Seek To Legalize Gay Marriage

Uruguayan lawmakers are debating a proposal to legalize gay marriage.