Concussion

Larry Fedora says war on football could lead to downfall of country

It’s not very often when a head coach can lose on a conference’s media day, but UNC head coach <b>Larry Fedora</b> went down swinging on Wednesday. On the …

College Football

Judge denies NFL’s investigator request in concussion case | FOX Sports

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Lawyers representing former NFL players estimated Wednesday that payouts from the concussion settlement with the league will top …

U.S. Federal Courts

Tests on Doug Buffone's brain can't determine whether he had CTE

The private report on Doug Buffone’s brain came back Wednesday from researchers at Boston University, and the results were . . . uncertain.<p>Buffone, a …

Chicago Bears

Validity of CTE studies questioned by major college football coach

CHARLOTTE — North Carolina head coach Larry Fedora questioned the validity of studies detailing football’s role in the onset of Chronic Traumatic …

Portland, OR

Think the AFL’s gone soft? Think again

Are you from the old school which forever asserts modern footy’s gone soft? Do you feel infuriated at a game too quick to punish players for no more …

Sport (Australia)

Shona McCallin: Olympic gold medallist on effects of 'brutal' concussion

"There have been times where I've been looking down a dark tunnel and there is no light at the end."

African Languages

UNC coach says football is 'under attack' because of CTE allegations

North Carolina coach Larry Fedora says he doesn’t believe it’s been proven that football causes CTE and offered a passionate defense of a sport he …

Brain Disease

Angus Brayshaw turns around a career in jeopardy from concussions into a rich vein of form

A LOT can change in 12 months.<p>Few know that better than Angus Brayshaw.<p>This time 12 months ago, Brayshaw was making a tentative return to football …

Sport (Australia)

Hoornstra: Major League Baseball’s under-the-radar storylines revisited

On opening day, I identified the most important baseball storylines that were in danger of falling under the radar this season. With the first half …

Baseball

Stolle's Concussion Protocol: Von Rosen bis Guice - Top5 Trainingcamp Battles

Concussion

UNC Coach: If Football Goes Down, 'Country Will Go Down, Too'

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's football coach, Larry Fedora (left), on Wednesday said the sport is “under attack” from safety …

Boston University

Report: Texas OL Mikey Grandy has been medically disqualified, will retire from football

Texas Longhorns offensive lineman Mikey Grandy’s time with the Texas Longhorns appears to have reach its end long before it officially began.<p>As noted …

College Football

North Carolina's Fedora: If football changes too much, U.S. will decline

Football is the critical pillar keeping the United States of America upright - at least, according to North Carolina head coach Larry Fedora.<p>Fedora …

North Carolina

Larry Fedora's CTE comments worst way to handle football's biggest issue

North Carolina coach Larry Fedora is wrong about CTE, so wrong that his comments about it on Wednesday will do far more damage than good.<p>Fedora drew …

College Sports

Chicago Blackhawks’ Adam Boqvist in Development Camp

DALLAS, TX - JUNE 22: Adam Boqvist poses after being selected eighth overall by the Chicago Blackhawks during the first round of the 2018 NHL Draft …

Ice Hockey

New Orleans flag football team 'Fighting Cancer' to play in national championship

NEW ORLEANS – Everyone knows about the New Orleans Saints, but there is another hometown team that is competing for a national football championship …

New Orleans

Concussions not that unusual among high school students

The damaging effects of a concussion are well-known, and recent research finds the injuries are common among U.S. high school students.In a …

The Brain

Warning signs of a concussion

Every year, hundreds of thousands of children get concussions. They get them from falls, from playing sports, from being hit by objects, from bumping …

The Brain

Is heading a football bad for your health?

<b>Headed goals by Harry Kane and Harry Maguire were among those which propelled England to their best World Cup performance since 1990.</b><p>But can repetitive heading cause damage to the brain and lead to long-term health problems?<p>A new study of 300 former professional players aims to answer the …

Harry Kane

U-M study on Ann Arbor high school football players: some concussions go undetected

ANN ARBOR -- It's critically important for a football coach or trainer to respond accordingly when a player is showing signs of a concussion. But …

The Brain

The Atlanta Falcons should get Ito Smith involved early and often in 2018

The Atlanta Falcons made a smart decision drafting running back Ito Smith in April. Give it a little time, let it percolate, and it may be one of the …

Atlanta Falcons

Percentage increase since 2012 in the number of Americans who play lacrosse : 35 Rank of lacrosse among sports with the highest rates of concussions in adolescents : 2 Centimeters at which the Korean Basketball League caps the height of foreign players : 200 Portion of players in the 2017–18 Golden State Warriors roster who would be disqualified : 13/16 Rank of North Korea’s nuclear program among South Koreans’ greatest sources of anxiety : 6 Of air pollution : 1

Single Page<p>Percentage increase since 2012 in the number of Americans who play lacrosse : 35<p>Rank of lacrosse among sports with the highest rates of …

North Korea

Big Setback for Ex-NHL Players in Concussion Cases (2) (2)

Concussion cases of retired National Hockey League players will proceed individually, not as a class action, a federal court in Minnesota ruled July …

Law

Can These Brain Scans Make High School Football Safer?

Munir McClain sits down in front of a laptop and fits a futuristic-looking skull cap over his head of tightly cropped hair.<p>The soon-to-be-senior …

Kinesiology

NFL's new helmet rule will leave players, refs, and fans scratching their heads

PLANO, Texas On the screens rimming a Renaissance ballroom Friday, Ezekiel Elliott hits the line, veers right and is loose. Twenty yards later, Patrick Peterson finally catches up. A moment before the Cowboy and Cardinal grapple and tumble to the turf, Elliott greets Peterson in his customary …

NFL

Neal Huntington not ready to discuss what repeated concussions mean to Francisco Cervelli's future

Pirates general manager Neal Huntington said it's fair to ask if Francisco Cervelli's catching -- or even playing -- career -- might be jeopardized …

Pittsburgh

Blue Jays place Kevin Pillar of DL, Gurriel on concussion DL

The Toronto Blue Jays have placed outfielder Kevin Pillar on the 10-day disabled list with a sternoclavicular joint sprain, and have put infielder …

Toronto Blue Jays

Will A’s Lowrie’s be healthy enough to play in All-Star Game?

SAN FRANCISCO — After an outfield collision that left even Jed Lowrie concerned, the A’s second baseman woke up Saturday feeling better — and …

Baseball

Gurriel placed on 7-day concussion DL

BOSTON -- Rookie infielder Lourdes Gurriel Jr. was placed on the seven-day concussion DL Sunday morning following a violent collision at first base …

Baseball

Collaros feeling better, but still week-to-week for Riders

During the second quarter of Saskatchewan’s Week 2 game against Ottawa, Redblacks defensive lineman Avery Ellis put a hit on Collaros and his helmet …

Canadian Football League