Head injury

FILE - In this March 21, 2007, file photo, then-Missouri redshirt freshman Michael Keck, left, listens to a coach during defensive drllls at Faurot Field in Columbia, Mo. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson, File)

Ex-Missouri State player had severe brain trauma

  BOSTON (AP) — Michael Keck played just two years of college football before he was knocked out during practice at Missouri State and gave the sport up for good. He turned combative — punching […]

08/25/2014

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NFL, FIFA, other officials meet about concussions

  NEW YORK (AP) — Medical officials from the NFL, FIFA and other sports organizations are banding together to look into better ways to identify, manage and treat concussions. The “think tank,” funded by an […]

08/25/2014

FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2009, file photo, Florida Matt Patchan (71) and Marcus Gilbert (76) look on as Florida quarterback Tim Tebow lies on the turf after being sacked during an NCAA college football game against Kentucky in Lexington, Ky. Tebow received a concussion on the play that put him in the hospital for a night. The parties in a class-action head injury lawsuit against the NCAA that deals with concussion issues announced a settlement in a filing in federal court in Chicago on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Ed Reinke, File)

Athlete asks judge to reject NCAA head-injury deal

  CHICAGO (AP) — A former San Diego State football player has asked a federal judge to reject the recently proposed $75 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit against the NCAA, saying it unfairly forces […]

08/25/2014

This Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013 publicity photo released by PBS shows NFL Hall-of-Famer Harry Carson speaking during the PBS FRONTLINE “League of Denial: The NFL's Concussion Crisis” session at the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/PBS, Courtesy Rahoul Ghose)

ESPN drops out of PBS project on NFL head injuries

LOS ANGELES (AP) — ESPN ended its collaboration with PBS on an investigation of the NFL and players’ head injuries as public TV producers expressed surprise over the abrupt collapse of the 15-month partnership. ESPN […]

08/23/2013

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