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  1. Colorado jury finds Riddell negligent in helmet lawsuit

    A lawyer says a Colorado jury has awarded $11.5 million to a man whose family sued helmet maker Riddell Inc. and his coaches over brain injuries from a high school football practice in 2008.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2013
  2. Volleyball player Austin Roberts overcomes brain tumors, bacteria...

    Walter Villa

    Volleyball player Austin Roberts has overcome two brain tumors and two bouts with bacterial meningitis and is now hoping to earn a scholarship.

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2012
  3. Train your brain

    Jeff Gorski

    First, a tip 'o the cap to Glenn Thompson, founder of Long & Strong Throwers Club/Journal and shot/disc coach extraordinaire, for the title. It's been his magazine's catchphrase for years and perfectly suited to this blog entry. With champions...

    Blog | May 30, 2012
  4. Maggie Meier overcomes meningitis, leads team to state basketball...

    Brandon Parker

    Basketball player Maggie Meier always had perfect free-throw form -- even while she was hospitalized with a life-threatening brain infection. But a meningitis-induced coma couldn't keep her off the court or away from the game she loves for long.

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2012
  5. Rise Above

    Rise Above

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2012
  6. Coroner -- Ridge Barden of John C. Birdlebough High School died f...

    Authorities say a 16-year-old high school football player who died after collapsing during a game suffered bleeding on his brain, apparently from a helmet-to-helmet collision.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2011
  7. Boost your brain power with these 4 foods

    Leslie Goldman

    Pop quiz:If a poor diet can mess with your mind - take the infamous "Twinkie Defense" of 1979, when a man on trial for murder claimed junk food made him do it - then can eating smart actually make you, well, smarter? Correct answer: Yes! Add these...

    Blog | September 21, 2011
  8. Kansas high school football player suffered bleeding on brain, co...

    Wayne Drehs

    A Kansas coroner confirmed Thursday that the brain injury that killed Spring Hill High School football player Nathan Stiles on Oct. 29 came from a part of the 17-year-old's brain that had bled earlier this year.

    Story | Conversation | December 02, 2010
  9. Missouri high schooler dies after being hit by pitch

    A south-central Missouri baseball player who was struck by a wild pitch has died.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2009
  10. Future factors into recruits' decisions

    Matt Winkeljohn

    For football recruits who make the grade both on the field and off, academic heavyweights like Stanford and Northwestern offer the best of both worlds.

    Story | Conversation | February 02, 2009
  11. Watkins Award gives honor to academic excellence

    Christopher Lawlor

    Five finalists will be on hand Saturday in Los Angeles for the Watkins Awards, which honos the top African-American male student-athlete in football, basketball or baseball, writes Christopher Lawlor.

    Story | February 22, 2008
  12. High school player collapsed on sideline

    A New Providence High School football player died Monday, two days after he underwent emergency brain surgery following his collapse on the sideline during a game, a hospital official said.

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2001
  13. King of the island

    Kyle Melinn

    Tragedy turned Tim Duncan to basketball, but it was his modesty, brains and hard work that helped him become the Basketball King of St. Croix Island.

    AssociateStory | January 03, 2001
  14. National All-Star Game Preview

    Jeff Goodman

    The brain trust behind the first-ever National High School Football All-Star Game, which will take place in Dallas on Dec. 30, had to face numerous hurdles to pull this dream game off.

    AssociateStory | December 20, 2000
  15. Brave Decision

    Mark Nolan

    Because Palm Beach Gardens High (Fla.) pitcher Zach Miner has a brain to go along with his powerful right arm, most Major League Baseball scouts shied away from drafting the teen. But in the end, Miner was eventually taken by the Atlanta Braves.

    AssociateStory | June 14, 2000
  16. Coming Back Strong?

    Morgan Campbell

    After undergoing brain surgery as an infant, Saint Martin School's (La.) Jeb Bauer didn't expect the tumor to come back. But even more unexpected was Bauer's rapid recovery after a second surgery.

    AssociateStory | May 08, 2000