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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. 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
  3. 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
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  5. 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
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  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. Parental class action lawsuit takes aim at FIFA's soccer concussi...

    ESPN staff

    FIFA

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2014
  14. North Carolina Tar Heels investigating football training camp inc...

    Matt Fortuna

    North Carolina is investigating a training camp incident among football players that took place earlier this month, the school confirmed to ESPN.com.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2014
  15. Mike & Mike on ESPN Radio: Hanging Up the Helmet?

    • ESPN NFL analyst Brian Dawkins discusses Wes Welker's concussion issues and future in the NFL. Dawkins • ESPN fantasy analyst Matthew Berry prepares fans for their fantasy football drafts by taking their Twitter questions. Berry...

    Blog | Conversation | August 26, 2014
  16. Chris Conte still out, but others return

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Chicago Bears safety Chris Conte missed practice Monday as he goes through the NFL's return-to-play concussion protocol, while Jared Allen (shoulder), Eben Britton (hamstring), Kyle Fuller (ankle) and Isaiah Frey (hamstring) retu...

    Blog | August 25, 2014
  17. NFL, FIFA band together to evaluate concussions

    Medical officials from the NFL, FIFA and other sports organizations are banding together to look into better ways to identify, manage and treat concussions.

    Story | Conversation | August 25, 2014
  18. Bernard Pierce of Baltimore Ravens has a concussion

    Jamison Hensley

    Baltimore Ravens running back Bernard Pierce didn't practice Monday because he's dealing with a mild concussion, coach John Harbaugh said.

    Story | Conversation | August 25, 2014
  19. Wes Welker of Denver Broncos in good spirits following concussion...

    Jeff Legwold

    Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker was in good spirits Monday as he begins his recovery from a concussion suffered Saturday night, coach John Fox said.

    Story | Conversation | August 25, 2014