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  1. Jockey Saez, 17, dies from head trauma

    Apprentice jockey Juan Saez, 17, died Oct. 14 due to injuries he sustained in a spill during the eighth race that day at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino.

    Story | Conversation | October 15, 2014
  2. Brain injury expert critical of proposed NFL concussion settlemen...

    A scientist studying the brains of deceased athletes with head trauma criticized the proposed NFL concussion settlement, saying it would not compensate retirees who exhibit mood swings, aggression, depression or other aberrant behavior.

    Story | Conversation | October 08, 2014
  3. Paul Oliver wife, sons sue NFL for wrongful death in his suicide

    The wife and sons of former San Diego Chargers defensive back Paul Oliver have sued the NFL for wrongful death, blaming sports-related concussions for his suicide last year.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2014
  4. Excerpt on painkillers abuse in NFL from 'The King of Sports' by ...

    Gregg Easterbrook

    An excerpt from Gregg Easterbrook's book looks at how painkiller abuse has joined head trauma as one of the NFL's ugly truths exposed by former players.

    Story | Conversation | May 26, 2014
  5. Ex-NHL players, including Brad Maxwell, Jack Carlson, sue league ...

    Nine former players have sued the NHL over concussions, saying the league subjects its players to "devastating and long-term" health consequences by failing to warn players of the risks and consequences of head trauma.

    Story | Conversation | April 10, 2014
  6. The Weigh-in: Head trauma debate, Cris Justino, more

    Brett Okamoto, Mike Huang and UFC lightweight Joe Lauzon break down this week's hot topics.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2014
  7. Study shows MMA brain injury risk higher than boxing

    About one-third of professional mixed martial arts matches end in knockout or technical knockout, indicating a higher incidence of brain trauma than boxing or other martial arts, according to a new study in the American Journal of Sports Medicine.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2014
  8. U.S. to bring concussion specialists to Sochi Games

    In another sign of the growing concern about head trauma in sports, the NHL and the U.S. ski team will each have at least one concussion expert at the Sochi Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | February 04, 2014
  9. 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
  10. Former Kansas Jayhawks player sues NCAA over head trauma

    Former University of Kansas fullback Christopher Powell alleges in a lawsuit that the NCAA failed to adequately protect athletes from head trauma.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2013
  11. Charles Youvella, Arizona high school football player, dies from ...

    A high school football player in Arizona died from an injury suffered in the fourth quarter of a blowout playoff game loss, serving as another tragic reminder of the dangers of head trauma in youth sports.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2013
  12. OTL: Ex-Miami Dolphins star Mark Duper shows signs of CTE

    William Weinbaum and Steve Delsohn

    Former Miami Dolphins All-Pro wide receiver Mark Duper is the ninth living former NFL player to be diagnosed with signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2013
  13. Former NFL stars Tony Dorsett, Leonard Marshall, Joe DeLameilleur...

    William Weinbaum and Steve Delsohn

    Pro Football Hall of Famers Tony Dorsett and Joe DeLamielleure and NFL All-Pro Leonard Marshall have been diagnosed as having signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a degenerative condition caused by head trauma and linked to depression and dementia.

    Story | Conversation | November 05, 2013
  14. Pac-12 putting head trauma front and center

    Kevin Gemmell

    Larry Scott had already put check marks to a pair of major to-dos: getting the new network up and running and putting a conference championship game in place. All the while, he also knew there was an underlying issue that will eventually change th...

    Blog | August 23, 2013
  15. B1G not following Pac-12 concussion rules

    Brian Bennett

    This month, the Pac-12 announced plans to institute a league-wide policy on contact during practice in an effort to reduce the threat of concussions and head trauma, along with other injuries. Though the Pac-12 has yet to finalize the details, school...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  16. 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