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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"

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  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. 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
  15. 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
  16. On Second Thought

    • ESPN NFL analyst Merril Hoge discusses his experiences with concussions during his NFL career, football's safety and Dan Marino's concussion lawsuit against the league. Hoge • Greeny and Golic share their thoughts on Dan Marino's con...

    Blog | Conversation | June 03, 2014
  17. Dan Marino files concussion lawsuit against NFL

    Hall of Fame quarterback Dan Marino is among the latest group of football players to file a concussion-related lawsuit against the National Football League.

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2014
  18. New court filing by players says most seriously injured ex-NFL pl...

    Lester Munson

    Seven former NFL players filed a court motion Monday to challenge the $765 million NFL concussion settlement, arguing that the deal struck between the league and thousands of ex-players who sued it falls short.

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2014
  19. $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