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  1. Former players sue NHL over concussions

    Ten former National Hockey League players, including All-Star forward Gary Leeman, claimed in a class-action lawsuit that the league hasn't done enough to protect players from concussions.

    Story | Conversation | November 25, 2013
  2. NHL players, researchers take hard look at helmets

    The custom-fitted helmet that Colorado Avalanche forward Peter Mueller will wear this season provides peace of mind as much as added protection.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2011
  3. Peter Keating: Concussion data reveal paradox for NHL

    Peter Keating

    While at first glance some NHL concussion data look promising, Peter Keating writes that a deeper look reveals a paradox at the heart of the numbers that tells a very different story.

    Blog | Conversation | March 20, 2010
  4. Jury rules against former Wings D Konstantinov, team masseur

    A federal jury on Friday rejected a request to award former Detroit Red Wings defenseman Vladimir Konstantinov and a former team masseur nearly $300 million for a 1997 limo crash that left them with disabling brain injuries.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2008
  5. Boston University researchers discover 28 new cases of chronic br...

    Steve Fainaru and Mark Fainaru-Wada

    Boston University researchers now have 50 confirmed cases of former football players with CTE -- 33 who played in the NFL, one in the CFL, one semi-professionally, nine through college and six who played only in high school.

    Story | Conversation | December 01, 2012
  6. Concussion expert stresses age limit on blows to head

    A leading neurosurgeon called for better protection for young athletes from head injuries on Friday, as a research project involving 100 retired NFL players seeks a diagnosis for a brain disease linked to multiple concussions.

    Story | Conversation | November 02, 2012
  7. Concussions study on NHL players to be presented in Toronto

    With NHL training camps starting this weekend, the issue of concussions is front and center for a group of doctors, researchers and players who want to educate the public about the potential long-term effects of the brain injury.

    Story | Conversation | September 16, 2011
  8. Chicago Blackhawks enforcers had mixed reaction to news of Bob Pr...

    Jesse Rogers

    There was mixed reaction, at least from a couple of the Chicago Blackhawks' tough guys, to the news that former Hawks enforcer Bob Probert had Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2011
  9. Athlete brain donations for concussion study reach 300

    Taylor Twellman of the New England Revolution is one of 300 athletes in just the last two years who have agreed to undergo a battery of annual tests and donate their brains after death to a brain injury study at Boston University.

    Story | Conversation | October 12, 2010