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  1. Colorado jury finds Riddell negligent in helmet lawsuit

    A lawyer says a Colorado jury has awarded $11.5 million to a man whose family sued helmet maker Riddell Inc. and his coaches over brain injuries from a high school football practice in 2008.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2013
  2. Youth football coach Nathan Harris accused of hitting boy, 13, du...

    A youth football coach struck a 13-year-old player from an opposing team near the sideline during the fourth quarter of a tied game, giving the boy a concussion and outraging parents and spectators, a Utah police sergeant said Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2012
  3. High school freshman Braeden Benedict is at the leading edge of t...

    Mike Grimala

    High school freshman Braeden Benedict is at the leading edge of the battle against concussions

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2012
  4. All-Star Spotlight: Coping with concussions

    Caroline Metcalf-Vera

    Every Tuesday and Thursday in "All-Star Spotlight," members of the ESPNHS All-Star team tackle a hot topic in high school sports. Today, Caroline Metcalf-Vera, a sophomore track and field and soccer player at Dedham (Mass.), describes the difficulty ...

    Blog | October 20, 2011
  5. Coroner -- Ridge Barden of John C. Birdlebough High School died f...

    Authorities say a 16-year-old high school football player who died after collapsing during a game suffered bleeding on his brain, apparently from a helmet-to-helmet collision.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2011
  6. Hopewell's Shell out of tonight's game

    Christopher Parish

    Hopewell senior running back Rushel Shell will not play in tonight's game against New Castle. According to multiple sources, the nation's No. 24 player in the ESPNU 150 has a mild concussion and is being held out as a precaution. Shell reportedly ...

    Blog | October 07, 2011
  7. Lakeridge replaces Aloha in Week 5 FB rankings

    David Auguste

    There is one glaring absence in this week's rankings: Aloha. The Warriors dropped their third straight game to fall to 2-3 on the season. The Class 6A champs hope to get junior RB Thomas Tyner (concussion) back this week in hopes of getting back to ....

    Blog | October 03, 2011
  8. New York to require benching of prep students with suspected conc...

    Starting next year, a new law in New York says student athletes suspected of suffering concussions should be immediately removed from games.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2011
  9. Aloha's Tyner to miss a week with head injury

    David Auguste

    The bad news just keeps coming for the Aloha football team. Back-to-back losses has the defending Class 6A champs sitting at 2-2 in the competitive Metro League, and now star RB Thomas Tyner has been diagnosed with a slight concussion. He will mis...

    Blog | September 27, 2011
  10. Caliche senior makes triumphant return after encounter with steer...

    Christopher Parish

    Let's just file this directly into the "You Can't Make This Stuff Up" category. Caliche senior running back Kort Johnson is back with his teammates and ready to play after sitting out his junior year due to multiple concussions, the first of which...

    Blog | September 01, 2011
  11. Russell to sit out Mariner's opener

    David Auguste

    Mariner's KeiVarae Russell is widely considered to be the state's top RB and the senior is eager to get on the field to live up to that title this fall. Unfortunately, his season debut will be delayed after he suffered a mild concussion yesterday ...

    Blog | August 31, 2011
  12. Study: Head shots deadly for already concussed

    A new study highlights the heightened danger to young athletes who suffer concussions and sustain new head blows before they've fully recovered.

    Story | Conversation | June 20, 2011
  13. Texas adopts new head injury rules for preps

    Texas high school athletes will soon be required to sit out at least one day after sustaining a head injury.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2011
  14. Kansas high school football player suffered bleeding on brain, co...

    Wayne Drehs

    A Kansas coroner confirmed Thursday that the brain injury that killed Spring Hill High School football player Nathan Stiles on Oct. 29 came from a part of the 17-year-old's brain that had bled earlier this year.

    Story | Conversation | December 02, 2010
  15. Texas preps adopt tougher concussion rules

    The governing body for Texas public school sports has approved new rules for concussions that will require athletes to sit out a least a day after sustaining a head injury beginning next year.

    Story | Conversation | October 18, 2010