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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. 49ers injury report: Frank Gore hopeful to play

    Paul Gutierrez

    Frank Gore continues to work through the NFL's concussion protocol after suffering the injury Sunday in Seattle and San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh said Thursday he anticipates the running back suiting up Saturday. It is a short work week f...

    Blog | December 18, 2014
  3. Andre Johnson made sure to be smart with his return from a concus...

    Tania Ganguli

    HOUSTON -- The hit Andre Johnson took two weeks ago against the Jacksonville Jaguars was scary to watch. It was perhaps scarier to others than it was to him. On Thursday, during locker room availability, Johnson offered this glimpse into what that an...

    Blog | December 18, 2014
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  5. Bryan Bulaga progressing after concussion

    Rob Demovsky

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- On Wednesday, he was in the weight room and sat through the team meetings. On Thursday, he attended practice, although he did not participate. Bryan Bulaga appears to be in the final stages of the concussion protocol, which bodes w...

    Blog | December 18, 2014
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  7. Andre Johnson of Houston Texans expects to return Sunday vs. Rave...

    Houston receiver Andre Johnson expects to play on Sunday against the Ravens after missing last week's game because of a concussion.

    Story | Conversation | December 18, 2014
  8. Is Denver Broncos Wes Welker putting his future in danger?

    Kevin Van ValkenburgPHOTOGRAPH BY RON CHENOY/USA TODAY SPORTS

    Wes Welker became one of the most dominant receivers of his era because of an unfailing belief in his abilities. In the wake of three concussions in 10 months, is that same self-confidence now putting his future at risk?

    Eticket | Conversation | December 18, 2014
  9. Judge rejects NCAA concussions deal

    A federal judge in Chicago rejected a proposed $75 million class-action head injury settlement with the NCAA on Wednesday, portraying the deal as too unwieldy and potentially underfunded and urging both sides to go back to the drawing board.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2014
  10. Bryan Bulaga not ready to practice yet

    Rob Demovsky

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Right tackle Bryan Bulaga, who couldn't finish Sunday's loss at the Buffalo Bills, was still going through the concussion protocol when the Green Bay Packers returned to practice on Wednesday. Bulaga wasn't the only starting off...

    Blog | December 17, 2014
  11. Chris Conte of Chicago Bears says playing in NFL worth long-term ...

    Chicago Bears safety Chris Conte, who has suffered two concussions this season, says playing in the NFL is worth the risk he takes to his long-term health by doing so.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2014
  12. Giants place Williams, Brewer on injured reserve, raising IR tota...

    Dan Graziano

    The New York Giants on Tuesday placed linebacker Jacquian Williams and offensive lineman James Brewer on season-ending injured reserve due to lingering concussion symptoms. The moves raise the total number of Giants players on injured reserve this se...

    Blog | December 16, 2014
  13. Mike Miller of Cleveland Cavaliers says he's ready to return from...

    Dave McMenamin

    After missing the Cleveland Cavaliers' last six games while recovering from a concussion, Mike Miller said Tuesday he's ready to return to game action.

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2014
  14. Brain-injury program working with NFL players

    A brain-injury treatment program originally designed for military veterans injured on the battlefield has been updated to include professional athletes.

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2014
  15. Do Concussions Lead To Suicide?

    On Nov. 30, Kosta Karageorge, a defensive lineman for Ohio State, was found dead of a gunshot wound -- an apparent suicide. His family cited his multiple sports-related concussions (Karageorge was also a wrestler) as contributing to confusion and dep...

    Blog | December 16, 2014
  16. The World According To Wes Welker

    As one of the most dominant receivers of his era, Welker has caught more passes than any other undrafted player in NFL history, but he has also suffered three concussions in 10 months.

    Photo Gallery | Conversation | December 16, 2014
  17. Updating the San Francisco 49ers' walking wounded

    Paul Gutierrez

    The San Francisco 49ers were the walking wounded following their 17-7 loss at the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday and Niners coach Jim Harbaugh gave updates in his weekly media conference on Monday. Running back Frank Gore, who suffered a concussion a...

    Blog | December 15, 2014
  18. Jamaal Charles goes through concussion check

    Adam Teicher

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Observed and heard in the locker room after the Kansas City Chiefs' 31-13 win over the Oakland Raiders at Arrowhead Stadium: Running back Jamaal Charles left the lineup briefly to be checked for a concussion. He took a hit to ...

    Blog | December 14, 2014
  19. Frank Gore of San Francisco 49ers suffers concussion against Seat...

    Paul Gutierrez

    San Francisco 49ers running back Frank Gore left Sunday's game against the Seattle Seahawks late in the second quarter with a concussion.

    Story | Conversation | December 14, 2014