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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. Cerebral Commotion: Patrice Bergeron’s Quiet Concussion Rad...

    Charles P. Pierce

    This is how hockey players start kicking the dog in their mind. You are a penalty killer, and you are reckoned to be one of the best of them in the whole NHL. Your team is up by a goal, having come back from two goals down in the third period. And th...

    Blog | October 22, 2014
  3. Alex Smith's career took dramatic turn in last game vs. Rams

    Adam Teicher

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The last time quarterback Alex Smith played against the St. Louis Rams, in 2012, his career took an abrupt turn. He received the concussion that kept him out of the San Francisco 49ers lineup and gave his team the excuse to bench ...

    Blog | October 22, 2014
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  5. Cincinnati Bengals defensive coordinator Paul Guenther says lineb...

    Coley Harvey

    Bengals defensive coordinator Paul Guenther says linebacker Vontaze Burfict must learn to tackle better to avoid injuries.

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2014
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  7. Zimmer: Sullivan, Ducasse should be available Sunday for Vikings

    Ben Goessling

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Minnesota Vikings center John Sullivan has passed the first part of the league's concussion protocol, coach Mike Zimmer said on Wednesday, indicating Sullivan has a good chance to return for Sunday's game against the Tampa Bay ...

    Blog | October 22, 2014
  8. K'Waun Williams cleared to practice

    Pat McManamon

    BEREA, Ohio -- Cleveland Browns nickelback K'Waun Williams was cleared to practice Wednesday after missing the loss to Jacksonville with a concussion. Williams was injured in the win against Pittsburgh, and had been playing very well for the Brown...

    Blog | October 22, 2014
  9. Kansas City Chiefs monitor Jamaal Charles for concussion signs

    Adam Teicher

    Although Jamaal Charles showed no signs of a concussion when he was checked after a helmet-to-helmet hit he took from Brandon Flowers on Sunday, the running back was placed in the concussion protocol this week after comments he made Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2014
  10. Jamaal Charles says he doesn't have a concussion but ...

    Adam Teicher

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Shortly after Sunday's game at San Diego, Jamaal Charles passed off the helmet-to-helmet hit he took from former teammate Brandon Flowers as no big deal. "Yeah, he put a big hit on me and I'm thankful that I got up healthy," Ch...

    Blog | October 22, 2014
  11. LaAdrian Waddle of Detroit Lions has concussion, may miss game vs...

    Michael Rothstein

    The Detroit Lions may be without one of their top offensive linemen Sunday against Atlanta.

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2014
  12. Dale Earnhardt Jr. helps University of Pittsburgh Medical Center ...

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. knew immediately something was wrong during a 2012 crash at Talladega, where his car was hit hard from behind.

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2014
  13. Brandon Flowers does not practice

    Eric D. Williams

    SAN DIEGO -- As expected, Brandon Flowers did not practice on Tuesday, an indication that the San Diego Chargers' most impactful cornerback will not be on the field on Thursday against the Denver Broncos. Flowers suffered a concussion during the f...

    Blog | October 21, 2014
  14. Flowers' availability for Thursday uncertain

    Eric D. Williams

    SAN DIEGO -- Mike McCoy told reporters on Monday that San Diego Chargers cornerback Brandon Flowers is going through the normal NFL protocol for concussions, putting his availability for Thursday's game at Denver in question. Flowers suffered the...

    Blog | October 20, 2014
  15. A.J. Green of Cincinnati Bengals making progress from toe injury

    Coley Harvey

    The battered Bengals, shut out at Indianapolis over the weekend, may get a lift Sunday if the good news they have been receiving of late about A.J. Green's toe injury continues throughout the week.

    Story | Conversation | October 20, 2014
  16. Vikings-Bills halftime thoughts

    Ben Goessling

    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- It's been an eventful first half at Ralph Wilson Stadium, where the Minnesota Vikings and Buffalo Bills are tied at 10. The Vikings lost center John Sullivan to a concussion and guard Vlad Ducasse to a knee injury, while the Bil...

    Blog | October 19, 2014
  17. Panthers WR Kelvin Benjamin makes trip to Wisconsin, appears set ...

    David Newton

    Carolina Panthers rookie wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin made the trip to Wisconsin on Saturday, a sign he is on target to play in Sunday's 1 p.m. ET game against the Green Bay Packers. Benjamin has been under the league's concussion protocol since ...

    Blog | October 18, 2014
  18. Wake Forest Demon Deacons quarterback John Wolford leaves game af...

    Wake Forest quarterback John Wolford left Saturday's game against Syracuse in the second quarter with a head injury after taking a blindside hit and will not return.

    Story | Conversation | October 18, 2014
  19. Paul McQuistan to start; K'Waun Williams out with concussion

    Pat McManamon

    BEREA, Ohio -- John Greco will start at center and Paul McQuistan at guard when the Cleveland Browns play the Jaguars in Jacksonville on Sunday. Greco slides from guard to center to step in for Alex Mack, who was placed on injured reserve Friday a...

    Blog | October 17, 2014