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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. Lem Barney apologizes for comments in Michigan

    Pro Football Hall of Famer Lem Barney is apologizing for comments he made Friday, when he said the sport might be eliminated in 10 to 20 years because it's so dangerous.

    Story | Conversation | June 16, 2013
  3. Video results for "football concussions"

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  5. Outside the Lines: Mind Control

    Steve Fainaru and Mark Fainaru-Wada

    How multiple research groups and the NFL battled over Junior Seau's brain to lead the science of concussions.

    Eticket | Conversation | April 28, 2013
  6. Cunningham, others to help Heads Up Football safety initiative

    Randall Cunningham wants the game taught the proper way, so he has joined USA Football's player safety initiative as one of its ambassadors.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2013
  7. NCAA reports rate of football-related concussions has remained st...

    The NCAA reports that the rate of football-related concussions has remained steady over the past eight years.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2012
  8. Brad Millice and Chris Coyne discuss quitting football in high sc...

    Brandon Parker

    Brad Millice and Chris Coyne discuss quitting football in high school due to concussions

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2012
  9. SEC meetings wrap: Concussions panel

    ESPN.com Staff

    The Southeastern Conference is taking steps to learn as much as it can about concussions, ultimately hoping to make college sports safer for student-athletes. Read it here. SEC school presidents, athletic directors back a best-team playoff scenari...

    Blog | June 03, 2012
  10. Illinois athletes partake in concussion survey

    Scott Powers

    Six hundred people, including players, coaches, parents and athletic trainers, took part in an in-depth national survey about high school football concussions recently for ESPN The Magazine. The results were published in the current issue on this wee...

    Blog | December 27, 2010
  11. USA Football strengthens concussions education

    USA Football has strengthened its education courses on concussions, hydration and equipment.

    Story | Conversation | April 28, 2010
  12. College football concussions level off in 2004-08

    A new study has found that the rate of reported concussions in college football has leveled off.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2010
  13. Concussions in football get attention of state governments

    At least a half-dozen states are considering measures that would toughen restrictions on young athletes returning to play after head injuries, inspired by individual cases and the attention the issue has received in the NFL.

    Story | Conversation | January 28, 2010
  14. LaCurtis Jones, former Baylor Bears star, gets prison for choking...

    An attorney for a former Baylor football star says concussions are partly to blame for the ex-player's anger issues as he is sentenced to prison for domestic violence.

    Story | Conversation | August 18, 2014
  15. Merritt Hall's Georgia Bulldogs career over due to recurring conc...

    Georgia starting fullback Merritt Hall has been forced to give up football due to recurring concussions.

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2014
  16. Lowery: No reservations after concussion

    Vaughn McClure

    FLOWERY BRANCH, GA. -- Atlanta Falcons free safety Dwight Lowery, who suffered the fourth concussion of his football career during an Aug. 1 training camp practice, has no reservation about returning to full contact. Lowery practiced in shorts ove...

    Blog | August 11, 2014
  17. LaRon Byrd getting back in football mode

    Todd Archer

    OXNARD, Calif. -- LaRon Byrd was on injured reserve last season with the Arizona Cardinals because of a concussion. He might as well have disappeared. "It's mentally frustrating because you want to play football," Byrd said. "This is what you do. ...

    Blog | August 05, 2014
  18. Lester Munson: Questions, answers about NCAA concussion settlemen...

    Lester Munson

    With the settlement Tuesday of a 2011 class-action lawsuit, the NCAA agreed to provide $70 million to pay for medical testing of thousands of college athletes to determine whether they suffered brain injuries while playing contact sports. The settlem...

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2014
  19. How Rice's exit impacts SEA's WR battle

    Joe Kaiser

    A source tells Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk.com on Wednesday that Seattle receiver Sidney Rice has decided to retire from football due to a history of concussions, and that news is now official. The 27-year-old Rice ends his NFL career with 243 rec...

    Blog | July 23, 2014