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  1. Report details concussion risks for high school athletes

    Tom Farrey

    A leading medical body released a 306-page, NFL-funded report that found football not only has by far the highest rates of concussions at the interscholastic level, but that average high school player is nearly twice as likely to suffer a brain injury.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2013
  2. Colorado jury finds Riddell negligent in helmet lawsuit

    A lawyer says a Colorado jury has awarded $11.5 million to a man whose family sued helmet maker Riddell Inc. and his coaches over brain injuries from a high school football practice in 2008.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2013
  3. Interactive graphic: Concussions in sports

    Playbook Visuals

    Concussions are an important topic in the NFL, but also in all sorts of sports at the high school level. The reason for the latter: Nearly 200,000 American high school athletes suffered concussions in 2010, up almost 50 percent from four years ear...

    Blog | September 20, 2012
  4. Neuropsychological testing for concussions might not be panacea

    Peter Keating

    ImPACT sells tests and training to pro teams, colleges, high schools and sports medicine centers, but some question whether the program actually works.

    Story | Conversation | August 23, 2012
  5. Drew Brees of New Orleans Saints champions concussion testing for...

    Drew Brees has teamed up with PACE (Protecting Athletes Through Concussion Education), a program that provides free concussion testing for more than 3,300 middle and high schools and youth sports organizations.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2012
  6. Rex Ryan OK with son playing football despite concussion

    New York Jets coach Rex Ryan "absolutely" would like his son to continue playing football despite him suffering a concussion last season in high school.

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2012
  7. Jonah Lehrer on concussions in adolescents and the future of foot...

    Jonah Lehrer

    An in-depth look at concussions in high school football.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2012
  8. Aaron Rodgers says his new helmet is safer, so why won't the Pack...

    Gregg Easterbrook

    Aaron Rodgers says his new helmet is safer, but he won't reveal the model.

    Story | Conversation | February 01, 2011
  9. NFL: Examining a bill that could help educate kids about concussi...

    Peter Keating

    Peter Keating examines a bill that could educate children on the dangers of concussions, but is being held up in Congress.

    Story | Conversation | January 06, 2011
  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. Did concussion contribute to Nathan Stiles death? Family, friends...

    Wayne Drehs

    Kansas high school football player Nathan Stiles suffered a concussion in October. He sat out two weeks, appeared fine and was cleared to return. The ensuing tragedy has family and friends wondering exactly what happened.

    Story | Conversation | November 17, 2010
  12. The issue of concussions and other brain damage in football could...

    Patrick Hruby

    We have looked into the future of football, and the view isn't good. The recent news about concussions and other brain damage could mean the end of the game as we know it.

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2010
  13. 12P: Cowboys Adopt College Celebration Rules; Vick: "Taking Time ...

    Getty Images Miles Austin #19 of the Dallas Cowboys celebrates his touchdown during the NFL season opener against the Washington Redskins at FedExField. COWBOYS ADOPT COLLEGE CELEBRATION RULES: After getting a post-touchdown penalty for the seco...

    Blog | October 19, 2010
  14. House committee hears testimony regarding concussions from doctor...

    Doctors told lawmakers on Thursday that student athletes risk altered lives and permanent brain damage if schools don't protect them from the effects of blows to the head.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2010
  15. Redskins invite coaches to concussion forum

    Redskins general manager Bruce Allen says the team is inviting 500 area high school football coaches to a concussion forum during a minicamp next month.

    Story | Conversation | March 17, 2010
  16. How concussions are handled in high school sports is getting fres...

    How concussions are handled in high school sports is getting fresh scrutiny in Texas.

    Story | Conversation | January 31, 2010