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August 23, 2016
Fists not football: Brain injuries seen in domestic assaults
Debilitating brain injuries from repeated head blows can happen in football, but mounting evidence says they can happen in ...
August 02, 2016
Earnhardt to miss 2+ more races because of concussion
Dale Earnhardt Jr. will miss at least two more races while he recovers from a concussion. Earnhardt, who skipped the last ...
July 27, 2016
Bettman: Research on concussion-CTE link 'remains nascent'
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman's reluctance to link hits to the head in hockey with a degenerative brain disease found in ...
July 25, 2016
NFL, players union announce new game-day concussion protocol
The NFL and the players association have announced a new policy regarding game-day concussion protocol and discipline for ...
July 20, 2016
NFL to hire chief medical officer
The NFL will be hiring a full-time chief medical officer to work with team medical staffs, the players' union and league ...
July 19, 2016
Ex-wrestlers, including Snuka, sue WWE over head injuries
More than 50 former professional wrestlers sued World Wrestling Entertainment Inc., saying the company is responsible for ...
July 12, 2016
US high school federation calls for pitch limits in 2017
The National Federation of State High School Associations has directed its members to regulate the number of pitches a high ...
June 01, 2016
CTE research moves on, even without the NFL's money
Researchers are moving ahead with efforts to develop a diagnostic test for chronic traumatic encephalopathy — even without ...
May 18, 2016
Tide of college football concussion lawsuits begins
As many as 50 class-action lawsuits contesting how the NCAA, major college football conferences or individual schools handled ...
May 13, 2016
Dartmouth coach: Tackle-free practice reduces concussions
Dartmouth football coach Buddy Teevens makes a promise to recruited players before they take the field: "In four years, you ...
May 12, 2016
AP Interview: IOC could retest Sochi doping samples
The IOC "would not hesitate" to retest drug samples from the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi if there is evidence that doping ...
May 11, 2016
Suicides rarer in some ex-NFL players but questions remain
Government research on more than 3,000 retired NFL players says suicides were less common among men in this group than in the ...
May 04, 2016
Ohio university pays player $712K to settle concussion suit
A university in Ohio will pay $712,000 to a former football player who said the team's coaches and medical staff didn't pull ...
May 02, 2016
Study: Football concussions and resuming play vary by age
Younger football players are more likely to return to the field less than a day after suffering concussions than those in ...
May 02, 2016
Monkey bars alert: Playground concussions are on the rise
Playground concussions are on the rise, according to a new government study, and monkey bars and swings are most often ...
April 19, 2016
Chocolate milk maker wanted study touted with 'Concussion'
A small chocolate milk company wanted publicity touting the purported ability of its drink to help high school athletes ...
April 06, 2016
Concussions, hits to the head landed atop NHL agenda in 2007
During the 2006-07 season, a concussion sustained by Sabres co-captain Chris Drury — as a result of a blindside check by ...
March 31, 2016
Study: Amateur football hits linked to later-life difficulty
The more hits to the head an amateur football player takes, the greater the risk that he will be depressed, have difficulty ...
March 29, 2016
Declassified NHL memos, e-mails detail concussion debate
Unsealed NHL documents in the concussion lawsuit brought by former players reveal a snapshot of an internal debate by league ...
March 28, 2016
Blood test for concussions? Researchers report some progress
New research bolsters evidence that a simple blood test may someday be used to detect concussions. It suggests that a protein ...