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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. Clayton's mailbag -- Cuts show trend toward young players

    John Clayton

    John Clayton's mailbag: The last round of cuts showed that job security is shaky for players 30 and older.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2014
  3. No DL for Pedroia?

    AJ Mass

    After taking an inadvertent elbow to the head while making a play at second base on Saturday, Dustin Pedroia of the Boston Red Sox had to leave the game with what was being called "symptoms consistent with a concussion." As Gordon Edes of ESPN Bo...

    Blog | August 31, 2014
  4. Video results for "concussion"

  5. Dustin Pedroia of Boston Red Sox sits out after taking blow to he...

    Gordon Edes

    Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia was out of the starting lineup Sunday after taking a blow to the head on a tag play Saturday night.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2014
  6. Audio results for "concussion"

  7. Dustin Pedroia of Boston Red Sox leaves game early after hit in h...

    Gordon Edes

    Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia showed symptoms of a concussion after taking a blow to the left side of the head on a tag play at second base in the second inning of Saturday night's 7-0 loss.

    Story | Conversation | August 30, 2014
  8. Wes Welker of Denver Broncos to increase activity level after con...

    Jeff Legwold

    Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker, who suffered a concussion in the Broncos Aug. 23 preseason game against the Houston Texans, will increase his activity level.

    Story | Conversation | August 30, 2014
  9. Injured players return for Ravens

    Jamison Hensley

    The Baltimore Ravens looked like a healthier team when they took the field for Saturday's practice. With eight days before the regular-season opener against the Cincinnati Bengals, running back Bernard Pierce (concussion), cornerbacks Jimmy Smith ...

    Blog | August 30, 2014
  10. Xander Bogaerts of Boston Red Sox to return to lineup Saturday

    Gordon Edes

    A week after an 89 mile-an-hour pitch from Seattle's Felix Hernandez struck Xander Bogaerts in the batting helmet, he is expected to return to the Red Sox lineup on Saturday, manager John Farrell said.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2014
  11. D.J. Swearinger of Houston Texans not fined for hit on Wes Welker...

    Tania Ganguli

    Texans safety D.J. Swearinger was not fined for a hit on Broncos receiver Wes Welker that drew a penalty flag, Swearinger told ESPN.com Thursday night.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2014
  12. Adduci to seven-day DL; team ties record

    Calvin Watkins

    HOUSTON -- The Texas Rangers placed first baseman/outfielder Jim Adduci on the seven-day concussion disabled list Friday. Adduci hit his head making a sliding catch in the fourth inning of Thursday night's loss to the Houston Astros. Adduci hit h...

    Blog | August 29, 2014
  13. Texas Rangers tie MLB record with 59 players used in a season

    Calvin Watkins

    Ryan Rua will become the 59th player used by the Texas Rangers this season, tying a major-league record.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2014
  14. Would Forsett get start at RB for Ravens?

    Jamison Hensley

    Ray Rice is suspended for the first two games of the regular season and Bernard Pierce didn't make the trip to New Orleans for the final preseason game because of a concussion. So if Pierce is unable to play in the season opener, who would start a...

    Blog | August 29, 2014
  15. Here's how to fix home plate collision rule

    Jim Bowden

    The new home plate collision rule has worked in terms of reducing collisions at home plate and lessening concussion risks. However, it has failed the game in terms of getting the correct safe or out call at home plate. This is why Major League Baseba...

    Blog | August 29, 2014
  16. Where Latimer could become a force

    Joe Kaiser

    With Wes Welker's future somewhat up in the air after the 33-year-old suffered his third concussion over the past 10-months, it'll likely fall on former Steeler Emmanuel Sanders to handle Walker's workload until he's able to return. Any absence by...

    Blog | August 28, 2014
  17. Tar Heels suspend 4 for opener

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- North Carolina coach Larry Fedora says the team has suspended four players for this weekend's season opener, a day after a report that an alleged hazing altercation left a walk-on receiver with a possible concussion. Fedora sa...

    Blog | August 27, 2014
  18. Hector Sanchez of San Francisco Giants likely done for season wit...

    San Francisco Giants backup catcher Hector Sanchez is expected to miss the remainder of the season while recovering from a second concussion this year.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2014
  19. Parental class action lawsuit takes aim at FIFA's soccer concussi...

    ESPN staff

    FIFA

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2014