Orthopedic surgeon Robin West, with the Pittsburgh Steelers since 2003, believes increased awareness, combined with improved detection and treatment, can reduce the incidence of brain trauma among athletes.
In Azerbaijan, Peace Corps volunteers and former athletes Todd and Sarah France left a legacy of working to widen athletic, cultural and educational opportunities for girls.
Marquise Goodwin's success in the long jump landed him in the Olympic Games last summer, but he's hoping the next uniform he dons is that of an NFL franchise.
Lauren Silberman aggravated a right quadriceps injury and her NFL tryout was over after just her second kickoff attempt. Neither kick traveled 20 yards.
Sam Gordon's football moves made her a YouTube sensation last year. Now, her "Sweet Feet" are taking her all the way to the Super Bowl.
As the Hope Solo and Chamique Holdsclaw controversies show, female athletes can be just as flawed as men -- and the price they pay can be steeper.