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  1. Sixth California University of Pennsylvania player arrested in of...

    A sixth football player from a state university in western Pennsylvania has been arrested in a beating outside an off-campus restaurant that left a man with severe brain trauma.

    Story | Conversation | November 02, 2014
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  4. Study says 26 of 27 potential concussions unreported in college f...

    Tom Farrey

    Despite years of education and growing public awareness about head injuries, college football players report having six suspected concussions and 21 so-called "dings" for every diagnosed concussion.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2014
  5. NCAA settles head-injury lawsuit, to create $70 million fund

    The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing football, hockey, soccer and other contact sports.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2014
  6. Study shows MMA brain injury risk higher than boxing

    About one-third of professional mixed martial arts matches end in knockout or technical knockout, indicating a higher incidence of brain trauma than boxing or other martial arts, according to a new study in the American Journal of Sports Medicine.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2014
  7. Boxing, MMA representatives meet about head research

    Two former boxers, Sens. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Harry Reid (D-Nev.), welcomed representatives of the world's boxing and mixed martial arts organizations on Tuesday to announce support for a study to understand the effects of repeated blows to the head.

    Story | Conversation | February 04, 2014
  8. espnW -- Steelers orthopedic surgeon Robin West tackling concussi...

    Jane McManus

    Orthopedic surgeon Robin West, with the Pittsburgh Steelers since 2003, believes increased awareness, combined with improved detection and treatment, can reduce the incidence of brain trauma among athletes.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2013
  9. Timothy Bradley Jr. has been candid about his symptoms of brain t...

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Timothy Bradley Jr. has been candid about his symptoms of brain trauma and is urging other afflicted fighters to seek help -- although experts admit the science of brain trauma in boxing is still mostly a mystery.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2013
  10. Shawn Burr, former member of Detroit Red Wings, dies at 47

    Shawn Burr, who played 16 years in the NHL, mostly with the Detroit Red Wings, died Monday. He was 47.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2013
  11. Reports: San Francisco hospital seeks $1.2 million from Los Angel...

    The Los Angeles Dodgers are being asked for a $1.2 million reimbursement by San Francisco General Hospital for extensive brain trauma care given to Bryan Stow, according to reports.

    Story | Conversation | November 26, 2012
  12. NFL -- Questions about concussions will linger

    Andrew Brandt

    The latest news about concussions raises more questions than answers about a complicated issue, writes Andrew Brandt.

    Story | Conversation | November 20, 2012
  13. Lawsuit filed in Mississippi over concussions

    A federal lawsuit filed in Mississippi on behalf of more than 50 former NFL players claims the league conspired to hide the dangers of concussions and brain trauma associated with professional football.

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2012
  14. Sporting Life Roundtable: The NFL & Concussions

    Jeremy Schaap speaks with 3-time Super Bowl champion Mark Schlereth and ESPN the Magazine Sr. Writer Peter Keating about the link between the NFL and brain trauma. Among the topics discussed: the NFLa€™s PR management, the ethos to play through pain,...

    Blog | Conversation | September 07, 2012
  15. A study that is proactively fighting the ravages of head trauma

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Can a 20-year-old kid help investigators learn more about the effects of boxing on brain health and, ultimately, help make combat sports safer? Charles Bernick hopes so.

    Story | Conversation | August 17, 2012
  16. Grantland's Jane Leavy

    Welcome to SportsNation! On Friday, Grantland's Jane Leavy will stop by to take questions on her recent story about Dr. Ann McKee, a neuropathologist leading the charge in research about brain trauma in athletes. McKee spends much of her time docu...

    Chat | August 14, 2012
  17. Doctors split on Corwin Brown's mental status

    A judge says a psychiatrist and a psychologist who examined former Notre Dame assistant football coach Corwin Brown to determine his mental status came up with differing opinions as he faces charges of striking his wife and holding her hostage.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2012
  18. Boldin trying to reduce risk of brain trauma

    Jamison Hensley

    Ravens wide receiver Anquan Boldin doesn't shy away from contact. His helmet-to-helmet collision from four years ago proves that. That doesn't mean Boldin lacks concern over the long-term effects of concussions on the brain. He told CNN's World Sp...

    Blog | May 21, 2012