106.7 The Fan All News 99.1 WNEW CBS Sports Radio 1580

cte

File photo of children playing Pop Warner football.  (credit: Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

Study: No Link Between Contact Sports And Brain Disease

According to a recent study, there is not enough evidence between football and the increase risk of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE).

12/04/2013

Cullen Finnerty, then of the Baltimore Ravens, passes during a game against the Seattle Seahawks on December 23, 2007. (credit: Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Autopsy: QB Who Disappeared in Wilderness Had Brain Disease Found in Many Ex-Football Players

A former Division II college football star who disappeared in the Michigan wilderness during a late-evening fishing trip died of pneumonia caused by inhaling his vomit, according to an updated autopsy released Thursday.

08/08/2013

Credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images

Former NFL Player Seau Had Brain Disease CTE

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.

01/10/2013

File photo of a hit on San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith that led to a concussion. (credit: Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Study: Multiple Concussions to NFL Players Linked to Depression

As discussion continues as to whether Jovan Belcher’s murder-suicide was attributed in part to head injuries, football took another hit in the form of new research on multiple concussions being linked to aggression and depression.

12/10/2012

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,608 other followers