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  1. espnW -- Steelers orthopedic surgeon Robin West tackling concussi...

    Jane McManus

    Orthopedic surgeon Robin West, with the Pittsburgh Steelers since 2003, believes increased awareness, combined with improved detection and treatment, can reduce the incidence of brain trauma among athletes.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2013
  2. espnW -- Jane McManus says enough is enough with NFL's refusal to...

    Jane McManus

    The NFL has shown to be reactionary and opposed to change when it comes to serious issues, and Jane McManus says the recent series of unfortunate events are no exception.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2013
  3. Report details concussion risks for high school athletes

    Tom Farrey

    A leading medical body released a 306-page, NFL-funded report that found football not only has by far the highest rates of concussions at the interscholastic level, but that average high school player is nearly twice as likely to suffer a brain injury.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2013
  4. espnW -- NLFPA, league must keep fighting for safety

    Jane McManus

    While the NFL has made great strides to protect its players from head injuries, it must remain diligent in minimizing risks. Jane McManus says adding an independent neurologist to the sideline is a necessary next step.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2012
  5. espnW -- Fans cheering after injury to Kansas City Chiefs QB Matt...

    Sarah Spain

    In this week's "That's What She Said," Sarah Spain takes issue with the Kansas City fans who cheered after Matt Cassel's injury and maligned OT Eric Winston's defense of his QB.

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2012
  6. Head Games: Film focuses on concussions and consequences

    Amanda Rykoff

    Documentary delves into concussions in sports, including women's soccer. The long-term impact of head trauma isn't just for men.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2012
  7. Former Eagle Kevin Reilly thrives after cancer

    Christopher Kazarian

    Advice from an NFL great and some LPGA players helped former Eagle Kevin Reilly put his life (and his golf game) back together after an arm amputation.

    Story | Conversation | October 08, 2011