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  1. 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
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  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. ACC lunchtime links

    Jared Shanker

    The NCAA suggested Monday football teams hold no more than two contact practices per week during the season, and while it is an early step, it is certainly a positive one for the sport's governing body. While the concussion issue has the NFL under...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  6. NCAA suggests contact limits for football practice

    The NCAA is suggesting that football teams hold no more than two contact practices per week during the season in guidelines that grew out of a safety and concussion summit early this year.

    Story | Conversation | July 07, 2014
  7. Three former football players sue NCAA over concussions

    Three former college football players have filed a federal lawsuit in Minnesota alleging that NCAA did not inform former players about the risks of concussions inherent in the sport.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2013
  8. Career of Utah Utes QB Travis Wilson in jeopardy after doctors fi...

    Kevin Gemmell

    Utah Utes quarterback Travis Wilson's career is in jeopardy after concussion tests revealed a pre-existing condition that could keep him from playing football.

    Story | Conversation | November 18, 2013
  9. NCAA facing another concussion lawsuit

    Two more former college football players have filed a lawsuit against the NCAA stemming from concussions and brain injuries.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2013
  10. Former football players sue NCAA over concussions

    Three former college football players are suing the NCAA, saying it failed to educate them about the risks of concussions and not doing enough to prevent, diagnose and treat brain injuries.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2013
  11. 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
  12. Family sues over Frostburg St. football player death

    The parents of a Frostburg State University football player who died after a second concussion accuse coaches at the Maryland school of conducting dangerous drills that caused repeated blows to the head.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2013
  13. Big Ten, USA Football start safety promotion

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Big Ten Conference and USA Football are joining forces to promote player safety through an educational program focused on limiting head injuries in the game.

    Story | Conversation | August 18, 2013
  14. Pac-12 to limit hits, contact in football practice

    In an effort to cut down on concussions, head trauma and other injuries, the Pac-12 Conference is establishing a league-wide policy to limit the amount of contact made during football practices beginning this season.

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2013
  15. Targeting fouls could soon lead to ejection

    Adam Rittenberg

    Player safety and specifically helmet-to-helmet hits have been major points of emphasis for college football officials and coaches in recent years, especially as we learn more about the effects of concussions. The NCAA Football Rules Committee unders...

    Blog | February 13, 2013
  16. President Barack Obama not sure he'd allow a son to play football...

    President Barack Obama says he's a football fan but that if he had a son, considering the impact the game has on its players, he would think long and hard before allowing his son to play.

    Story | Conversation | January 26, 2013
  17. Florida State Seminoles commit Richy Klepal quits football after ...

    Corey Dowlar

    After suffering his fifth concussion, Florida State commitment Richy Klepal has decided to stop playing football.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2012