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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"

  4. Audio results for "football concussions"

  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. Shinji Kagawa to miss Japan friendly vs. Brazil with concussion

    Associated Press

    Japan vs. Brazil

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2014
  15. Study says 26 of 27 potential concussions unreported in college f...

    Tom Farrey

    Despite years of education and growing public awareness about head injuries, college football players report having six suspected concussions and 21 so-called "dings" for every diagnosed concussion.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2014
  16. FIFA considers new 3-minute concussion rule

    ESPN staff

    FIFA wants to improve football's concussion protocol by stopping matches for three minutes while team doctors assess players with head injuries. After high-profile incidents of injured players staying on the field at the World Cup, FIFA said on Tue...

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2014
  17. David Ash moving on from football after leaving Texas Longhorns b...

    Max Olson

    After three difficult weeks of contemplation, David Ash is ready to move on from football and begin the rest of his life.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2014
  18. 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
  19. 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