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  1. Concussions in Sports

    Concussions in Sports

    Concussions in Sports

    A concussion is a common type of traumatic brain injury, frequently suffered in contact sports, such as football. As more serious long-term effects of concussions have been revealed through medical studies, some professional sports leagues have revisited how they treat players who have suf...

  2. U.S. to bring concussion specialists to Sochi Games

    In another sign of the growing concern about head trauma in sports, the NHL and the U.S. ski team will each have at least one concussion expert at the Sochi Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | February 04, 2014
  3. NFL Players Association wants concussion specialists

    Chris Mortensen

    The NFL Players Association continues to be frustrated over what it perceives to be an inconsistency among teams to adhere to concussion guidelines in place.

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2012
  4. Dale Earnhardt Jr. visits renowned concussion specialists in Pitt...

    David Newton

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. met with renowned concussion specialists at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center's sports medicine concussion program Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2012
  5. Portis could miss Raiders game, too

    Matt Mosley

    NEW YORK -- Redskins running back Clinton Portis will travel to Pittsburgh on Monday to be examined by concussion specialists from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. It's the same process that Eagles running back Brian Westbrook went throu...

    Blog | December 04, 2009
  6. Portis visits concussion specialists

    Matt Mosley

    Redskins running back Clinton Portis was at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center on Friday visiting with the same concussion specialists who saw Eagles running back Brian Westbrook earlier in the week. The Redskins have ruled out Portis for Su...

    Blog | November 21, 2009
  7. Washington Redskins running back Clinton Portis visits concussion...

    Redskins running back Clinton Portis was at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center on Friday to have his concussion evaluated.

    Story | Conversation | November 20, 2009
  8. Jordan Reed of Washington Redskins done for 2013

    John Keim

    Washington Redskins tight end Jordan Reed will miss the rest of the season because of lingering effects from a concussion.

    Story | Conversation | December 19, 2013
  9. Reed status still up in air

    Nic Reiner

    Washington Redskins rookie tight end Jordan Reed missed practice again Wednesday after missing four consecutive games with a head injury. He'll visit more specialists on Thursday for the injury, which stemmed from a concussion sustained five weeks ag...

    Blog | December 18, 2013
  10. Reed, Williams miss practice again

    John Keim

    ASHBURN, Va. -- Washington Redskins tight end Jordan Reed was unable to practice again and will visit more specialists Thursday because of his concussion. But the Redskins still haven't ruled out the possibility of him playing again. Reed, who has...

    Blog | December 18, 2013
  11. Joe Mauer of Minnesota Twins cleared for light exercise

    Twins All-Star catcher Joe Mauer visited a concussion specialist at the Mayo Clinic and has been cleared to begin light exercises.

    Story | Conversation | August 23, 2013
  12. Astros catcher Carlos Corporan placed on 7-day concussion DL

    Astros catcher Carlos Corporan was placed on the seven-day concussion disabled list Tuesday, a day after being struck in the head by a foul tip.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2013
  13. Notes: Ross to see concussion specialist

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON -- A few quick hits from manager John Farrell: * Catcher David Ross is scheduled to be examined Thursday in Pittsburgh by neuropsychologist Dr. Micky Collins, MLB's consultant on concussions, at the University of Pittsburgh's Medical Center...

    Blog | June 19, 2013
  14. Chris Pronger not ready to retire despite specialist advising him...

    Chris Pronger isn't ready to retire, even though a concussion specialist has advised him not to return to hockey.

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2013
  15. Sidney Crosby of Pittsburgh Penguins to meet with specialist as s...

    Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby will meet with a specialist this week because of lingering concussion-like symptoms.

    Story | Conversation | January 16, 2012
  16. NHL Winter Classic -- New York Rangers' Marc Staal happy to be ba...

    Katie Strang

    Marc Staal's long journey back to the ice culminates at the Winter Classic.

    Story | Conversation | January 02, 2012
  17. Staal may not travel with Rangers to Europe

    Katie Strang

    Defenseman Marc Staal, who is still suffering from post-concussion headaches, may not be going to Europe with the Rangers when they head overseas Monday. Staal, who went to see a specialist yesterday, did not skate for the second straight day. Acc...

    Blog | September 23, 2011