Brain Disease Found in 87 Former NFL PlayersA new study from the nation's largest brain bank finds that 96% of the brains of former NFL players exhibit signs of brain disease.
Kerrigan On Concussion Retirements: 'It Makes Everybody Think'Redskins OLB Ryan Kerrigan weighs in on young NFL players retiring early with concerns over the lingering effects of head injuries.
Poll: Most Americans Would Not Discourage Kids from Playing FootballAhead of the Super Bowl on Sunday, concussions are again in the spotlight.
Johns Hopkins Study Sheds Light on Brain Damage of Former NFL PlayersA new study on the cognitive function of former NFL players, done by Johns Hopkins scientists and published in the February issue of the journal Neurobiology of Disease, sheds new light on concussion-related brain damage.
Judge to Weigh Fairness of NFL Concussion DealThe NFL's potential $1 billion plan to compensate retired players for brain trauma could soon close the chapter on a troubled era of league concussion management.
NCAA Settles Head-Injury Suit, Will Change Rules The NCAA agreed on Tuesday to help athletes with head injuries in a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit that college sports' governing body touted as a major step forward but that critics say doesn't go nearly far enough.
3 Reasons Why FIFA Needs To Pay More Attention To ConcussionsTo many-a-fan's dismay, some players were noticeably 'out of it' and even collapsed after sustaining a head injury during play. While getting injured is something that can happen in any sport, certain protocols need to be followed to ensure player safety.
Lawyers: Judge Approves NFL Concussion Settlement A federal judge has granted preliminary approval to a deal that would compensate former NFL players for concussion-related claims.
Report: Dan Marino Sues NFL Over ConcussionsHall of Fame member and former Miami Dolphins quarterback Dan Marino is suing the NFL over concussions, the Los Angeles Times reports
Obama: 'I'm Sure' I Suffered A Concussion Playing FootballPresident Barack Obama believes he suffered a concussion while playing football when he was young.
New Youth Concussion Guidelines Released According to new guidelines, athletes with concussions should not return to play the same day.
Boxing, MMA Meet to Support Head Injury Research Two former boxers, Sens. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Harry Reid (D-Nev.), welcomed representatives of the world's boxing and mixed martial arts organizations on Tuesday to announce support for a study to understand the effects of repeated blows to the head.