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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. Do Concussions Lead To Suicide?

    On Nov. 30, Kosta Karageorge, a defensive lineman for Ohio State, was found dead of a gunshot wound -- an apparent suicide. His family cited his multiple sports-related concussions (Karageorge was also a wrestler) as contributing to confusion and dep...

    Blog | December 16, 2014
  3. Video results for "football concussions"

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  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. USA Football strengthens concussions education

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

    Story | Conversation | April 28, 2010
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. Clint Trickett of West Virginia Mountaineers to stop playing foot...

    Jake Trotter

    West Virginia Mountaineers quarterback Clint Trickett will retire from playing football and pursue a coaching career after the senior said he suffered five concussions over the past 14 months -- including two that he hid from trainers.

    Story | Conversation | December 26, 2014
  16. Big Ten morning links

    Dan Murphy

    It's been three days since the end of the college football regular season. Only 267 days before it gets started again. 1. The Big Ten announced plans for a conference-wide concussion protocol starting in the 2015 season. The league will have an in...

    Blog | December 10, 2014
  17. Sam Shields clears concussion protocol, will play against Falcons...

    Rob Demovsky

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Green Bay Packers' secondary will be at full strength for "Monday Night Football." Cornerback Sam Shields passed the concussion protocol and will play against the Atlanta Falcons at Lambeau Field. Shields, who sustained a...

    Blog | December 08, 2014
  18. Big Ten to have independent trainers looking for concussions duri...

    An independent athletic trainer stationed in the video replay booth will be on the look-out for players who show visible signs of a concussion during Big Ten football games in 2015.

    Story | Conversation | December 08, 2014
  19. Ryan Miller done for year due to concussion

    Eric D. Williams

    SAN DIEGO -- The San Diego Chargers placed offensive lineman Ryan Miller on the reserve, non-football injury list Thursday due to a concussion, ending his season. Miller, 25, suffered the concussion while taking the practice field, slipping and hi...

    Blog | December 04, 2014