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.
An injury halted Jeff Garcia's recruitment, but not his dream of becoming a topflight NFL quarterback.
Brian Westbrook overcame injury and small size in high school to become one of the top running backs in the NFL.
Spinal injuries in the NFL get more attention nationally, but on the high school level, they unfortunately happen all too frequently, writes Jamar Hudson.
What looked like a serious and painful knee injury to Saints starting left tackle Jammal Brown on Tuesday morning was later diagnosed as a bone bruise.