The research, which was released Monday, reveals that the helmets currently used on the field may do little to protect against hits to the side of the head, which can cause brain injuries and encephalopathy.
Just 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.
A federal judge denied preliminary approval of a $765 million settlement of NFL concussion claims, fearing it may not be enough to cover 20,000 retired players.
Nick Foles has been cleared, and will practice today with the Eagles.
Autopsies have been performed on many NFL players and others with head trauma and have uncovered chronic traumatic encephalitis as a result of repeated concussions.
US judge: NFL, players reach proposed $765M settlement of concussion-related lawsuits.
Brown suffered a concussion on July 23rd while diving to catch a fly ball hit by Carlos Beltran.
According to a Canadian study of almost 3000 teenagers, 20% of them said they had traumatic brain injury.
A federal judge in Philadelphia plans to rule next month on whether players can sue the NFLover concussion-related injuries.
The class action suit by more than 4,000 former NFL players accuses the league of hiding the dangers of concussions.
With perhaps billions of dollars at stake, a hearing Tuesday over concussion litigation filed against the NFL promises to be a contest between legal lions.
Michael Irvin says Jeff Lurie visited him in the hospital after his career ending injury.
A symposium today at Villanova University is discussing head injuries and brain trauma, and how they’re reshaping the world of sports.
Chris Pronger said he’s focused on getting healthy, not returning to the ice or retiring.
CTE, or chronic traumatic encephalitis, is a term that meant very little to the vast majority of physicians before the last year or so but CTE is now a hot button issue in sports where head trauma is a significant risk.