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  1. 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
  2. Litigation on health issues is the nuclear bomb ticking in footba...

    Gregg Easterbrook

    The NFL can settle a medical suit, but no high schools and few colleges could withstand similar lawsuits.

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2013
  3. OTL: George Visger, The Damage Done

    Patrick Hruby

    Football made George Visger the man he is today, for better and for worse.

    Eticket | Conversation | January 29, 2013
  4. MNF Chaser: 49ers a good bet

    Ben Fawkes

    The Chicago Bears and San Francisco 49ers both come limping into their showdown on "Monday Night Football" tonight. Chicago will be forced to start backup QB Jason Campbell after Jay Cutler's concussion last week, and similarly, San Francisco will be...

    Blog | November 19, 2012
  5. Alex Smith of San Francisco 49ers (concussion) ruled out

    Chris Mortensen

    San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith will not play Monday night against the Chicago Bears because he was unable to get clearance from a neurologist one week after suffering a concussion.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2012
  6. NFL - Betting 'Monday Night Football' between Chicago Bears and S...

    Ben Fawkes

    The Monday Night Chaser looks at which team to bet on when the Chicago Bears visit the San Francisco 49ers.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2012
  7. Alex Smith of San Francisco 49ers practices again, status still u...

    San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith practiced again on Saturday, however his availability is still uncertain for the game against the Chicago Bears.

    Story | Conversation | November 17, 2012
  8. Jason Campbell of Chicago Bears to replace Jay Cutler on Monday N...

    Jeff Dickerson

    Chicago Bears starting quarterback Jay Cutler will not play Monday night against the San Francisco 49ers due to a concussion he suffered Sunday night on an illegal hit from Houston Texans linebacker Tim Dobbins, the team announced Friday.

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2012
  9. Jay Cutler of Chicago Bears leaves early with concussion

    Michael C. Wright

    Jay Cutler suffered a concussion in the first half Sunday during Chicago's 13-6 loss to the Texans, leading to concerns about the quarterback's availability for next Monday night's game at San Francisco.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2012
  10. USA Football, 4 NFL teams staging health clinics, focusing on on ...

    USA Football wants to drive home the importance of player safety with a "Protection Tour."

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2012
  11. BBAO: Jahvid Best to practice in June?

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: News that Detroit Lions running back Jahvid Best will be cleared for football activities in June was not unexpected but still odd for its timing. Best has been recovering from two concussions suffered last season....

    Blog | May 02, 2012
  12. Dave Duerson concussion lawsuit should put NFL on defensive

    Lester Munson

    The way his family sees it, Dave Duerson's tragic end had only one cause, and their lawsuit against the NFL spells it out in powerful fashion. Plus, the quest for truth in the Ryan Braun case.

    Story | Conversation | March 02, 2012
  13. Former Chicago Bears, other NFL players help raise concussion awa...

    Efforts to raise awareness about concussion dangers are getting an boost from a collection of former National Football League players.

    Story | Conversation | January 27, 2012
  14. Nate Allen of Philadelphia Eagles exits game with concussion

    Safety Nate Allen left the Philadelphia Eagles' game against Chicago with a concussion.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2011
  15. Indianapolis Colts Dallas Clark and Austin Collie fully recoverd ...

    Stephania Bell

    Stephania Bell on the recovery of Dallas Clark from wrist surgery and Austin Collie from concussion.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2011
  16. Former Chicago Bears quarterback Jim McMahon is involved in the s...

    Melissa Isaacson

    It was during Super Bowl media day in February when Jim McMahon was first approached and asked to get involved with the Sports Legacy Institute, which was formed three years ago to "solve the concussion crisis" in sports.

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2010