RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Felled by an opponent’s knee to the head as they both chased the ball, a player is seemingly out cold on a World Cup pitch. The clock is ticking. Millions […]
BOSTON (AP) — Two players violated league concussion protocol during last weekend’s wild-card games, according to a letter sent by the NFL’s head, neck and spine committee chairmen to all team doctors and trainers. In […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s not just a risk in football. No one knows how often the youngest athletes suffer concussions, and it’s not clear whether better headgear is going to be the answer. A new […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. 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 […]
NEW YORK (AP) — When athletes are suspected of having a concussion, they should be taken out of action immediately, new guidelines from a major medical group say, and not resume playing until they’ve been fully evaluated and cleared.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has been admitted to a New York hospital after the discovery of a blood clot stemming from the concussion she sustained earlier this month.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A federal lawsuit filed in Mississippi on behalf of more than 50 former NFL players claims the league conspired to hide the dangers of concussions and brain trauma associated with professional […]