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  1. Faces in the New York City Marathon crowd

    Caitlin N. Kelly

    One's an octogenarian. One lost 200 pounds. One is running five marathons this year to raise awareness for brain injuries. Three women tackle the New York City Marathon under extraordinary circumstances.

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2011
  2. Players' health as important as NFL's wealth

    Amanda Rykoff

    The football world was stunned by Dave Duerson's suicide. espnW's Amanda Rykoff says stories such as Duerson's and others before him must force the players and the NFL to take a closer look at traumatic brain injuries and address it in the newest CBA.

    Blog | Conversation | February 21, 2011
  3. Mo. football player dies 2 weeks after injury

    A Missouri high school football player who had been hospitalized with a brain injury since an October playoff game died Thursday, according to the school district's superintendent.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2013
  4. Report details concussion risks for high school athletes

    Tom Farrey

    A leading medical body released a 306-page, NFL-funded report that found football not only has by far the highest rates of concussions at the interscholastic level, but that average high school player is nearly twice as likely to suffer a brain injury.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2013
  5. Doctor: Recent ACL injuries more coincidence than trend

    Jane McManus

    Mariano Rivera was moving from the outfield to the warning track. As his foot came down on the new surface, the Yankees' legendary closer crumpled. For Dr. Neal ElAttrache, it was the classic type of ACL injury, where the brain is expecting one level...

    Blog | May 16, 2012