The family of late NFL star Junior Seau is objecting to the proposed $765 million settlement of player concussion claims because the fund would not specifically pay “wrongful death” claims.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said “there’s a lot of misinformation out there” while responding to President Barack Obama’s comment that he wouldn’t let his son play football.
A federal judge has preliminarily rejected a $765 million settlement of NFL concussion claims, fearing the sum may not be enough to cover injured players.
Detroit Lions tight end Dorin Dickerson is the latest NFL player to stay in a game with a concussion. He joined a list that is likely long.
The Kennedy Krieger Institute is getting a share of the National Football League’s research funds for concussion studies.
Washington Redskins linebacker London Fletcher says he gets a “bell-ringing” about a couple of times a game.
Rejecting claims made in a lawsuit concerning concussions, the NCAA said Saturday it has taken steps to protect student athletes from head injuries and that player safety is among the college sports association’s core principles.
The notion that concussions among U.S. military members serving in Afghanistan and Iraq brings about a greater risk for suicide is as strong as ever.
Youth sports programs that use public school property would have to establish procedures for identifying and handling concussions if legislation advancing in the Virginia General Assembly becomes law.
Junior Seau, one of the NFL’s best and fiercest players for nearly two decades, had a degenerative brain disease when he committed suicide last May, the National Institutes of Health told The Associated Press on Thursday.