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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. Brees: Penalty sure felt obvious to me

    Mike Triplett

    METAIRIE, La. -- New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees praised San Francisco 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks as a "hard-nosed, clean football player" Tuesday and said he didn't think there was anything malicious or intentional about Brooks' hit aga...

    Blog | November 19, 2013
  3. Roundtable: Utah-USC matchups

    WeAreSC staff

    WeAreSC staffers gives opinions on topics related to Trojans football: The Trojans have been hit hard by injuries at certain position groups. If you could take one player and move him to a depleted position, who would it be and why? Garry Paskw...

    Blog | October 24, 2013
  4. Lessons Learned: Columbus NFTC

    Brad Bournival

    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The 2013 Nike Football Training Camp tour continued Sunday as several top players from the Midwest showcased their skills on Ohio State's practice fields. The competitors didn't disappoint, either, as some hard hits, great runs and ...

    Blog | June 02, 2013
  5. Freshman Jared Goldwire has strong start

    Mason Kelley

    LAKEWOOD, Wash. -- The first time Jared Goldwire put on a football helmet, he was scared. He was in third grade. He had heard stories about the feeling that comes with dishing out that first hard hit. He wanted that experience. But he was nervous....

    Blog | December 05, 2012
  6. LSU Tigers find depth amid roster depleted by injuries, off-field...

    Gary Laney

    Few teams in college football have been hit as hard as the LSU Tigers by injuries and off-the-field issues, yet young players have stepped in and provided unexpected depth.

    Story | Conversation | October 15, 2012
  7. Michigan Wolverines search for more help from defensive line

    Chantel Jennings

    Brady Hoke has seen his defense improve steadily, but he's pushing the line for more pressure on opposing quarterbacks.

    Story | Conversation | October 08, 2012
  8. 'The Dark Knight Rises' ignores real football

    DJ Gallo

    Previews for "The Dark Knight Rises" have been running for months, hinting that the movie would be packed with football action. So I joined a few of my die-hard football fan friends, dressed in jerseys, and hit the local movie theater. We left ext...

    Blog | July 31, 2012
  9. Junior Seau went all out always

    Steve Bisheff

    Steve Bisheff remembers Junior Seau as a transcendent linebacker whose motor was always in high gear.

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2012
  10. Latest ex-player lawsuit cites New Orleans Saints bounty program

    Four former NFL players have filed the latest lawsuit claiming the league didn't properly protect players from concussions.

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2012
  11. Three make scholar-athlete award list

    Edward Aschoff

    The student-athlete experience isn't just about sports. These kids are on campus to hit the books as well. And a few from the SEC have been hitting the books extra hard as the National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame announced...

    Blog | September 29, 2011
  12. Former Miami Hurricanes disappointed by allegations

    Mark Schlabach

    The allegations against the Miami football program made by former booster Nevin Shapiro have hit former Hurricanes players like Gino Torretta and Dan Sileo hard.

    Story | Conversation | August 17, 2011
  13. Owen Thomas, Penn player who committed suicide, had brain disease...

    A detailed examination of the brain of a Penn football player who committed suicide showed he had the same disease caused by hard hits that has been associated with NFL players.

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2010
  14. Cowher to star in new football coaching game

    Jon Robinson

    Cowher to star in new football coaching game

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2009
  15. Carroll working for a better L.A.

    The news of Jamiel Shaw's shooting hit USC coach Pete Carroll hard. He cringes every time he hears another story about a kid being gunned down, football player or not. Shaw, a star running back at Los Angeles High School, was shot and killed March ...

    Blog | Conversation | March 12, 2008
  16. Lewis, secondary spark Ravens' defense

    Prolific passers and versatile backs get the headlines, but it still comes down to defense in many instances.

    Story | Conversation | September 14, 2005
  17. The Sugar Bowl isn't Strait's ultimate goal

    Wayne Drehs

    Winning the Sugar Bowl would be nice, but Derrick Strai's biggest accomplishment will come later this year.

    Story | Conversation | January 03, 2004