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  1. espnW -- Arizona Wildcats pitcher Kenzie Fowler won't give in

    Graham Hays

    Kenzie Fowler was the next big thing at Arizona as a freshman five years ago, but after back and concussion woes derailed her career, she's just happy to be pitching again.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2014
  2. espnW -- Caitlin Cahow talks about U.S. delegation post, Olympics...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    After recently being named to the U.S. delegation for the Sochi Olympics, Caitlin Cahow spoke to Bonnie D. Ford about what she hopes to accomplish with the post and how she continues to advocate for equality and concussion research for women.

    Story | Conversation | December 22, 2013
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. espnW -- Concussions derail promising soccer careers of Stanford ...

    Graham Hays

    When concussion symptoms reared their ugly heads, Stanford's Emily Oliver and Richmond's Becca Wann knew when to walk away from their soccer careers, choosing their future and their health.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2013
  7. espnW -- Boston U, Minnesota to face off for championship

    Mike Cook

    With the first perfect season in NCAA women's hockey on the line, Minnesota will have to get past Boston University in the Frozen Four title game Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | March 23, 2013
  8. 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
  9. It's not macho to let kids get injured

    Jane McManus

    "This is a football game, not a Hallmark moment." -- coach Scott Lazo I read these words in a New York Times report on a lopsided Pop Warner football game in Massachusetts during which five players suffered possible concussions. It's serious s...

    Blog | October 25, 2012
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. Recovered Lauren Davis is a headache for the competition

    Robyn Norwood

    Back after a freak concussion, young tennis pro Lauren Davis earned a spot in the U.S. Open by winning the USTA 18-and-under nationals.

    Story | Conversation | August 15, 2011
  14. X Games 17 -- Ashley Fiolek off the bike

    Mary Buckheit

    Moto X favorite Ashley Fiolek watched last night's race from the stands after a crash during practice left her banged up with a concussion.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2011
  15. Ask A Pro -- Shed extra pounds, not muscle

    Ashley Koff, R.D.

    How to get down to your fighting weight by eating the right way.

    Story | Conversation | July 20, 2011
  16. Ask A Pro -- How to tell if it's a concussion

    Nancy Major, M.D.

    Blacking out isn't the only telltale sign of this head injury. Learn the more subtle symptoms to stay safe.

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2011