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  1. 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
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  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. $100 million NFLPA grant to Harvard Medical School not exactly as...

    Steve Fainaru and Mark Fainaru-Wada

    On the eve of the 2013 Super Bowl, Harvard Medical School and the NFL Players Association announced a $100 million health grant from the union. But the NFLPA never intended to give $100 million, "Outside the Lines" has learned.

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2014
  9. New York City council member wants law to require a doctor at eve...

    Tom Farrey

    While football as spectator sport has never been more robust, deep concern exists that the player pipeline could shrivel. The NFL is marketing to moms to keep kids playing. And a New York City council member thinks he may have solution.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2014
  10. Former Detroit Lions RB Jahvid Best suing NFL, helmet maker

    Michael Rothstein

    Former Detroit Lions running back Jahvid Best is suing the National Football League, helmet maker Riddell and Easton-Bell Sports, filing the lawsuit Tuesday afternoon in Wayne County Circuit Court.

    Story | Conversation | January 28, 2014
  11. NFL backs push for youth concussion legislation

    Legislation for federal funding to help protect student athletes from concussions got the National Football League's backing Monday in the shadow of the stadium where the Super Bowl will be played this weekend.

    Story | Conversation | January 27, 2014
  12. NFLN survey/player safety: Titans

    Paul Kuharsky

    ESPN.com asked 320 players in an anonymous survey if they'd play in the Super Bowl with a concussion. I was not surprised that 85 percent of them said yes. Guys work their whole football lives to get to that game. If they get there, no matter how ...

    Blog | January 27, 2014
  13. Settlement details in NFL concussion lawsuit may concern players

    Lester Munson

    Despite a confident display Tuesday from the players' attorney during a media conference call, it is increasingly clear that the $765 million concussion litigation settlement between the NFL and players who sued the league over health issues could ye...

    Story | Conversation | January 07, 2014
  14. NFL settlement awaits preliminary approval as concern arises over...

    Mark Fainaru-Wada and Steve Fainaru

    When the NFL concussion settlement was announced, the more than 4,500 players who had sued were assured that no part of the $765 million deal would go to lawyers. But a recent dispute involving the players' lead negotiator confirms otherwise.

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2013
  15. Jordan Reed of Washington Redskins won't play Monday against San ...

    John Keim

    Washington Redskins tight end Jordan Reed won't play Monday against the San Francisco 49ers because of a concussion suffered last weekend.

    Story | Conversation | November 23, 2013
  16. 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
  17. Vikings: Is it now or never for Freeman?

    Ben Goessling

    SEATTLE -- For the past month, after Josh Freeman started his time in Minnesota with an ugly performance on "Monday Night Football" and ended his night with a concussion, the Vikings have stuck with Christian Ponder at quarterback. And at various tim...

    Blog | November 17, 2013
  18. Pop Warner youth football participation drops; NFL concussion cri...

    Steve Fainaru and Mark Fainaru-Wada

    Pop Warner youth football saw participation drop 9.5 percent between 2010-12. Officials said several factors played a role, but the organization's chief medical officer cited concerns about head injuries as probably "the No. 1 one cause."

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2013