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  1. 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
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  3. 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
  4. Boxer Jermain Taylor recovers from brain injury - ESPN The Magazi...

    Carmen R. Thompson

    For ESPN The Magazine, Carmen R. Thompson writes that Jermain Taylor has everyone rooting for him as he mounts a comeback from a brain injury -- some for him to win, some for him to quit.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2013
  5. espnW -- Val Ackerman chats with Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany ...

    Val Ackerman

    Jim Delany has led the Big Ten since 1989 and upped the conference's women's sports participation numbers. Val Ackerman picks his brain in her latest edition of Man Up.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2013
  6. Women's college basketball - Colorado Buffaloes' Lexy Kresl inspi...

    Michelle Smith

    Lexy Kresl's brother was just 7 years old when doctors discovered a brain tumor. Ten years later, his fight remains her biggest inspiration on and off the court.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2013
  7. Women's college basketball - California Bears turn the tables on ...

    Michelle Smith

    Cal wanted nothing more than to be considered Stanford's equal. Beating the Cardinal on Sunday and snapping their 81-game conference winning streak? Mission accomplished.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2013
  8. Women's college basketball - Utah Utes ready to make statement in...

    Michelle Smith

    With a lot of injuries behind them, the Utah Utes are out to prove they're more than middle of the pack in the Pac-12.

    Story | Conversation | December 06, 2012
  9. Readers: What's next big thing in sports?

    Art Garfamudis

    If you were alive back in the '70s and not too brain-addled by all the stuff people were doing in that self-medicating decade, you might remember that it seemed as though a new sports league was being formed every week. There was the World Footbal...

    Blog | April 25, 2012
  10. Mechelle Voepel on why Women's Professional Soccer league has bee...

    Mechelle Voepel

    What led to the WPS suspending its season? Part of the problem was the league's shaky foundation, a problem that dates back to the professional leagu that preceded it, the Women's United Soccer Association.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2012
  11. 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
  12. Injury forces Parker to rest, take break

    Mechelle Voepel

    Do you ever think this "regulator" in your brain sometimes makes decisions for your own good? I envision this tiny, frequently exhausted bureaucrat running around in our craniums, trying to keep the whole body and mind happy, with a desk overflowing ...

    Blog | June 21, 2010
  13. WNBA: Injury forces Candace Parker to finally take a break

    Mechelle Voepel

    Do you ever think this "regulator" in your brain sometimes makes decisions for your own good? I envision this tiny, frequently exhausted bureaucrat running around in our craniums, trying to keep the whole body and mind happy, with a desk overflowing ...

    Blog | Conversation | June 21, 2010
  14. Women's NCAA tournament: Annual pre-Final Four coaches' teleconfe...

    Mechelle Voepel

    Four coaches. Two hours of talk time. Anything goes, including an appearance from a former president.

    Story | Conversation | April 01, 2010
  15. Softball owns latest siblings story

    Graham Hays

    Having been holed up contemplating brackets and bubbles for much of the past week, please pardon the basketball on the brain. Hopefully it's not contagious. • Forget Courtney and Ashley Paris; Oklahoma's basketball sister act is old h...

    Blog | March 15, 2009
  16. Parker, post battle to determine Sunday's semifinal

    Mechelle Voepel

    Talk about your matchup nightmares. Come Sunday, can North Carolina keep Candace Parker in check? And can the Lady Vols keep up with the Tar Heels' athletic posts?

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2007
  17. Key's speed, savvy a big part of NC State's success

    Mechelle Voepel

    Go ahead and call Ashley Key a nerd. She won't mind. But the senior guard brings speed, confidence and a brainy, savvy side to NC State.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2007