Ten former National Hockey League players, including All-Star defenseman Gary Leeman, claimed in a class-action lawsuit that the league hasn’t done enough to protect players from concussions.
As football season approaches, one camp is teaching young players safer tackling techniques to guard against dangerous head injuries.
The NFL agreed to pay more than three-quarters of a billion dollars to settle lawsuits from thousands of former players who developed dementia or other concussion-related health problems they say were caused by the very on-field violence that fueled the game’s rise to popularity and profit.
With fall season sports in full swing, injuries on the field is a big concern for parents and coaches alike.
San Diego Chargers guard Kris Dielman will announce his retirement from his nine-year career in the NFL Thursday