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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. Burfict inactive for Bengals with concussion

    Coley Harvey

    CINCINNATI -- When he was declared doubtful on Friday's injury report, it seemed clear Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict would end up missing the second game of his career Sunday when the Tennessee Titans visited. Hours before the Week...

    Blog | September 21, 2014
  3. Raiders' LB crew is beaten down

    Bill Williamson

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- As expected, the Oakland Raiders will be without starting linebackers Nick Roach and Sio Moore on Sunday at New England Roach has been out with a concussion since getting hurt Aug. 22 at Green Bay. Moore suffered an ankle inju...

    Blog | September 21, 2014
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  5. Clemson-FSU: Play that changed the game

    Jared Shanker

    Mario Edwards Jr., Florida State's best defensive player, didn't play a down in the second half after suffering a concussion. His backup, Chris Casher, a headache most of his career in Tallahassee, was asked to replace him. He did so admirably, co...

    Blog | September 21, 2014
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  7. Contingency plans for Avila

    Doug Mittler

    There is increasing concern in Detroit over the status of catcher Alex Avila, who continues to suffer the aftereffects of a concussion suffered Sunday when he was tagged in the head against the Cleveland Indians. "The way things are going, the Ti...

    Blog | September 20, 2014
  8. Raiders' Moore out, Roach not cleared

    Bill Williamson

    The struggling Oakland Raiders' defense might be taking a big hit at the linebacker position. Outside linebacker Sio Moore was ruled out of Sunday's game at New England on Sunday and middle linebacker Nick Roach hasn't been cleared from a concussion ...

    Blog | September 19, 2014
  9. Alex Avila of Detroit Tigers remains sidelined with dizziness; An...

    Tigers catcher Alex Avila remained sidelined by concussion-like symptoms Friday, and manager Brad Ausmus was uncertain when the veteran backstop will be able to return to the lineup.

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2014
  10. Wes Welker of Denver Broncos ready to go after 'great week'

    Jeff Legwold

    Broncos receiver Wes Welker, who was reinstated this week, is ready to go Sunday against the Seahawks.

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2014
  11. Arizona Cardinals placing linebacker John Abraham on injured rese...

    Josh Weinfuss

    The Cardinals put linebacker John Abraham on injured reserve due to concussions.

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2014
  12. Boston Red Sox catcher David Ross is grateful for concussion expe...

    Gordon Edes

    Dr. Micky Collins helps athletes like David Ross recover from concussions.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2014
  13. Ansah misses another practice for Lions

    Michael Rothstein

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Throughout his two-year career with the Detroit Lions, defensive end Ezekiel Ansah has had myriad injuries. There was a concussion, an ankle injury and the shoulder injury that forced him to have offseason surgery. He came bac...

    Blog | September 18, 2014
  14. Big 12 morning links

    Jake Trotter

    It's a big night in the "Little Apple." Texas quarterback David Ash elected to give up football after struggling with concussion-related symptoms for the past year. Given the seriousness of head injuries, this was not a surprising decision. Max w...

    Blog | September 18, 2014
  15. Timeline: Ash's yearlong concussion battle

    Max Olson

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas quarterback David Ash has elected to retire due to concussion-related symptoms, ending a 376-day saga that began with one hit in Provo, Utah, and ultimately led to the 22-game starter's decision that his playing days are over. ...

    Blog | September 17, 2014
  16. Welker appreciates concern, feels 'great'

    Jeff Legwold

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Before Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker was suspended earlier this month, most of the discussion surrounding the 11th-year veteran was about his health. About the fact that, after a concussion in the Broncos' Aug. 23 pre...

    Blog | September 17, 2014
  17. Whitworth, Pollak on Bengals' injury report

    Coley Harvey

    CINCINNATI -- The biggest addition to the Cincinnati Bengals' injury report Wednesday was linebacker Vontaze Burfict, who went on there after exhibiting concussion-like symptoms on a re-evaluation of an injury he received last Sunday. You can read...

    Blog | September 17, 2014
  18. David Ash of Texas Longhorns to end career after tough year

    Max Olson

    Longhorns quarterback David Ash has elected to end his football career after struggling with concussion symptoms for the past year.

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2014
  19. Johnathan Cyprien cleared to play

    Michael DiRocco

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Jacksonville Jaguars safety Johnathan Cyprien has been cleared to play after missing last Sunday's game due to a concussion. Cyprien cleared the NFL's concussion protocols and was reinstated on Wednesday. He suffered the inju...

    Blog | September 17, 2014