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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Sarah Spain: The year that 'twas

    Sarah Spain

    In this week's installment of "That's What She Said," espnW poet laureate Sarah Spain tackles the year in sports, carol-style.

    Story | Conversation | December 21, 2011
  4. 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