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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. 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
  3. 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
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  5. 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
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  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. Andre Johnson of Houston Texans inactive against Indianapolis Col...

    Tania Ganguli

    Texans receiver Andre Johnson is inactive for Sunday's game against the Indianapolis Colts, making third-year receiver DeVier Posey active for the first time this season.

    Story | Conversation | December 14, 2014
  14. Jonathan Toews of Chicago Blackhawks recovers from big hit, to pl...

    Tal Pinchevsky

    Two days after leaving a game against the Boston Bruins following a scary hit from Dennis Seidenberg that sent him headfirst into the boards, Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews was back on the ice.

    Story | Conversation | December 13, 2014
  15. Steve Downie's value declining

    Victoria Matiash

    As discussed in this week's Grapevine, a fair amount of fantasy shine is coming off Steve Downie. Bumped from the top trio by a returning Patric Hornqvist (concussion), Downie is rejoining the third line with centerman Marcel Goc. No offense to Goc...

    Blog | December 12, 2014
  16. Andre Johnson still in concussion protocol

    Tania Ganguli

    HOUSTON -- Houston Texans receiver Andre Johnson was smiling and joking around in the locker room Friday. He also participated in practice, which is a step in the league's concussion protocol that requires he be cleared by an independent neurologist ...

    Blog | December 12, 2014
  17. Jace Amaro expected to return vs. Tennessee

    Danny Knobler | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Jace Amaro could only sit back and watch, as a New York Jets season that was already bad got even worse. Amaro, the rookie tight end who missed the last two Jets gameswith a concussion, could only wonder if he could have help...

    Blog | December 12, 2014
  18. Vontae Davis on concussion: 'Felt like I was up all night'

    Mike Wells

    INDIANAPOLIS - The nights just weren't the same for Indianapolis Colts cornerback Vontae Davis. Getting at least eight hours of sleep turned into a sleepless night, and he felt like he had been up for 24 hours straight. All because of the angle...

    Blog | December 12, 2014
  19. Garrett Graham, Andre Johnson, Whitney Mercilus miss practice aga...

    Tania Ganguli

    HOUSTON -- The Houston Texans were without three starters at practice for the second straight day. Tight end Garrett Graham (ankle), receiver Andre Johnson (concussion), and outside linebacker Whitney Mercilus (back) were among the players to miss...

    Blog | December 11, 2014