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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. NFL says concussions down 25 percent this year

    The rate of concussions among NFL players fell 25 percent this season, according to the league, even as injury reporting and trips to the injured reserve list rose overall.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2015
  3. Bob McNair: Concussion settlement about protecting brand

    Tania Ganguli

    Being an owner of considerable clout as the chairman of the NFL's finance committee, the Houston Texans' Bob McNair doesn't mind offering his opinion. He is quoted twice in GQ Magazine's extensive portrait of NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. The pi...

    Blog | January 28, 2015
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  5. Ex-NFL players who played tackle football in youth more likely to...

    Tom Farrey

    Researchers tested 42 retired players between the ages of 40 and 69 and found that those who started playing football prior to age 12 performed "significantly worse" on three cognitive measures.

    Story | Conversation | January 28, 2015
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  7. Youth concussion laws pushed by NFL lack bite, according to Assoc...

    An Associated Press analysis of the 51 youth concussion laws in each state and the District of Columbia finds that fewer than half contain all of the key principles of the model legislation.

    Story | Conversation | January 28, 2015
  8. Sidney Crosby of Pittsburgh Penguins to miss Tuesday's game again...

    Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby will miss Tuesday night's game against Winnipeg after undergoing treatment for a lower-body injury.

    Story | Conversation | January 26, 2015
  9. Kemba Walker of Charlotte Hornets has torn lateral meniscus in le...

    Hornets point guard Kemba Walker will have surgery to repair a torn lateral meniscus in his left knee, the team announced Monday.

    Story | Conversation | January 26, 2015
  10. Holt packing infield and outfield gloves

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON -- Red Sox utilityman Brock Holt, who missed the last month of the season after experiencing concussion symptoms, said Thursday that he plans to have a last followup consultation before the start of spring training with Dr. Micky Collins, the ...

    Blog | January 22, 2015
  11. Police say Ohio State football player Kosta Karageorge sent suici...

    An Ohio State University athlete who had just gone through a breakup texted suicidal messages to his ex-girlfriend before he was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, police evidence records show.

    Story | Conversation | January 20, 2015
  12. Former pro wrestlers Evan Singleton, Vito LoGrasso sue WWE over c...

    Two former professional wrestlers accuse the WWE of "selling violence" while ignoring concussions that they say left them with serious brain injuries.

    Story | Conversation | January 20, 2015
  13. Frank Kaminsky has 22 in return as Wisconsin trumps Nebraska

    Frank Kaminsky scored 22 points in his return from a concussion that sidelined him a game to help No. 7 Wisconsin beat Nebraska 70-55 on Thursday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | January 15, 2015
  14. Spot start Lecavalier?

    Victoria Matiash

    Veteran Vincent Lecavalier may play a more prominent role for the Philadelphia Flyers while Scott Laughton sits out Thursday's contest with a suspected concussion. As it stands, Lecavalier could serve in Laughton's spot as second-line center between ...

    Blog | January 15, 2015
  15. Mike Gundy says Mason Rudolph is Oklahoma State's starting quarte...

    Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy wasn't sure if true freshman Mason Rudolph was ready to be his starting quarterback.

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2015
  16. Frank Kaminsky of Wisconsin Badgers cleared to return following c...

    No. 7 Wisconsin is getting its leading scorer back after 7-footer Frank Kaminsky was cleared to return to practice on Tuesday following a concussion.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2015
  17. Thursday return for Ersan Ilyasova?

    Nick Borges

    The Milwaukee Bucks have been without forward Ersan Ilyasova for 19 of the last 20 games due to a broken nose and concussion. Ilyasova has been cleared by the medical staff and he will be available for Thursday's game in London against the New York K...

    Blog | January 12, 2015
  18. Wisconsin loses to Rutgers? No excuse

    Dana O'Neil

    Frank Kaminisky couldn't play. He was held out for precautionary reasons, due to concussion symptoms. He's one of the top two players in the country, arguably the central focus of Wisconsin's offense and a huge presence on defense. Traevon Jack...

    Blog | January 11, 2015
  19. Rolando McClain, Jeremy Mincey cleared to play Sunday

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas - Dallas Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain and defensive end Jeremy Mincey have passed their concussion protocol tests and are practicing for the first time this week. McClain and Mincey suffered the concussions in the wild-card win...

    Blog | January 09, 2015