New Research Shows Brain Disease Seen In Most Football PlayersResearch on 202 former football players found evidence of a brain disease linked to repeated head blows in nearly all of them, from athletes in the National Football League, college and even high school.
#OscarsSoWhite The Sequel: Actors, Directors Of Color Shut Out Of Academy Awards AgainA year after host Neil Patrick Harris quipped that the Oscars were honoring Hollywood's "best and whitest," the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences unveiled yet another all-white slate of acting nominees Thursday.
US Soccer Federation Urges Ban On Headers For Players Ages 10 And UnderNew safety recommendations from the US Soccer Federation are suggesting that players under 10-years old should not head the ball in order to protect themselves from concussions.
Will Smith Quells 'Concussion' Controversy At Hollywood Film AwardsSmith was honored Sunday at the Hollywood Film Awards for his work in "Concussion." He plays Dr. Bennet Omalu, the forensic neuropathologist who uncovered the dangerous effects of head trauma on the brain in football.
Concussions End Student's Playing Days, But Now He's Trying To Help OthersOne of the most life changing risks of playing football is the potential for devastating blows to the head.
Chargers TE Green Suffers 2nd Concussion In 2 WeeksChargers tight end Ladarius Green has suffered his second concussion in less than two weeks and his third since December.
10-Year-Old Skating Phenom Suffers Concussion In Collision A skateboarding collision was captured on video, in which a 10-year old suffered a concussion that may have been deadly, if not for his safety equipment.
NFL Faces New Concussion Case In Los AngelesThe estate of NFL Hall of Famer Mike Webster and dozens of former players suing the league over concussion injuries have agreed to wait to see if their lawsuit will join other similar cases being reviewed by a judge for possible settlement.
Harvin Out For NFC ChampionshipJust like in the regular season Percy Harvin's return to the field in the postseason was short lived as Harvin will not be playing against San Francisco this weekend.
Chargers C Hardwick Cleared After ConcussionCenter Nick Hardwick has been cleared from his concussion and was a limited participant as the San Diego Chargers practiced for the final time for their divisional-round playoff game at Denver.
Student Who Suffered Concussion At Water Polo Practice Sues Redondo Beach Unified For NegligenceA student has filed a lawsuit against the Redondo Beach Unified School District, alleging negligence for not giving her proper medical treatment for a concussion she suffered during a water polo practice.
Bill Will Require Private, Charter Schools To Keep Possibly Concussed Athletes Off FieldGov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation that will require private and charter schools in California to keep student athletes off the field if there is a concern that they received a concussion.