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  1. President Barack Obama calls for more research into youth concuss...

    President Barack Obama called Thursday for more robust research into youth concussions, saying there remains deep uncertainty over both the scope of the troubling issue and the long-term impacts on young people.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2014
  2. Burnside -- As coach of USA Hockey, Dan Bylsma faces ultimate coa...

    Scott Burnside

    The time is finally here to see if all of Dan Bylsma's preparation for the ultimate coaching challenge will lead to gold for the United States, writes Scott Burnside.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2014
  3. Joffrey Lupul, Peter Holland each score 2 as Leafs cruise vs. Haw...

    Joffrey Lupul and Peter Holland each scored twice to help the Toronto Maple Leafs end a three-game losing streak with a 7-3 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | December 14, 2013
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Family of Derek Boogaard files wrongful-death lawsuit against NHL...

    Katie Strang

    Derek Boogaard's family has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the National Hockey League.

    Story | Conversation | May 12, 2013
  7. Former hockey player Eric Lindros redefined NHL's culture of play...

    David Fleming

    In ESPN The Magazine's 15 anniversary issue, Mag 15, David Fleming writes about Eric Lindros, who unintentionally became the poster boy for the concussion crisis when he challenged hockey's play-though-it culture.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2013
  8. Longtime NHL assistant coach Wayne Fleming dies at 62 years old

    Longtime NHL assistant coach Wayne Fleming has died. He was 62.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2013
  9. Julien baffled by B's 'brain dead' D

    James Murphy

    BOSTON -- In a game the media had billed as a potential bloodbath or return to the old 1980s and '90s Adams Division battles between the Bruins and Sabres that were full of fights and hard hitting, Thursday's 7-4 win by the Sabres looked more like a ...

    Blog | February 01, 2013
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. Minnesota Wild sign D Brian Connelly to 2-year deal

    The Minnesota Wild have signed defenseman Brian Connelly to a two-year contract.

    Story | Conversation | July 06, 2012
  13. Three-point debate: Change the standings?

    Pierre LeBrun

    I would never suggest for a moment that Steve Yzerman and I share a brain -- I wouldn't want to insult him that way -- but we certainly agree on one thing. We both see merit in awarding three points for a 60-minute, regulation-time victory. "I jus...

    Blog | March 02, 2012
  14. Memorial service for Gary Carter set for Friday

    A memorial service for family and friends of Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter will be held Friday night.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2012
  15. Four NFL concussion lawsuits combined in Philadelphia

    At least four lawsuits blaming the NFL for concussion-related dementia and brain disease will be consolidated in Philadelphia, and more could follow.

    Story | Conversation | January 31, 2012
  16. Evidence of CTE found in Lew Carpenter's brain

    Lew Carpenter never had any concussions -- or at least none that his family knew about back in the 1950s and '60s, when he played for the Lions, Browns and Packers and there wasn't as much concern over them as there is now.

    Story | December 08, 2011