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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. 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
  3. Video results for "high school concussions"

  4. Missouri player charged for hitting player with helmet

    A Missouri high school football player was charged Tuesday with assault for allegedly ripping off another player's helmet during a game and hitting him in the head with it, giving him a concussion.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2013
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Drew back, Lackey on DL, Iglesias out

    Gordon Edes

    BOSTON-Stephen Drew said he had had a concussion before, while playing high school football back home in Georgia, but the symptoms he experienced were nothing like the ones he began to feel after being struck in the batting helmet by a pitch thrown b...

    Blog | April 10, 2013
  8. Boston Red Sox put John Lackey on DL; Alfredo Aceves gets rotatio...

    Gordon Edes

    The Boston Red Sox placed pitcher John Lackey on the disabled list with a right biceps strain and, as expected, activated shortstop Stephen Drew, optioning 23-year-old Jose Iglesias to Triple-A Pawtucket to clear a spot.

    Story | Conversation | April 10, 2013
  9. Watch List RB James talks recruiting

    Derek Tyson

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- ESPN Watch List running back Tony James (Gainesville, Fla./Gainesville) missed Gainesville's game against cross-town rival Buchholz High School on Friday with a mild concussion. Despite missing the game, the 2014 prospect did tal...

    Blog | October 13, 2012
  10. Youth football coach Nathan Harris accused of hitting boy, 13, du...

    A youth football coach struck a 13-year-old player from an opposing team near the sideline during the fourth quarter of a tied game, giving the boy a concussion and outraging parents and spectators, a Utah police sergeant said Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2012
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. High school freshman Braeden Benedict is at the leading edge of t...

    Mike Grimala

    High school freshman Braeden Benedict is at the leading edge of the battle against concussions

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2012
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. Coroner -- Ridge Barden of John C. Birdlebough High School died f...

    Authorities say a 16-year-old high school football player who died after collapsing during a game suffered bleeding on his brain, apparently from a helmet-to-helmet collision.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2011