Female Olympians Pledge To Donate Brains For Concussion ResearchU.S. bobsledder Elana Meyers Taylor, U.S. hockey player Angela Ruggiero, and six-time Olympian Hayley Wickenheiser of Canada have all pledged to give their brains to the Concussion Legacy Foundation.
Study: Former NFL Player Confirmed As First Case Of CTE In Living PatientThe discovery was first made in 2012 using an experimental brain scan that can trace a signature protein of CTE called tau.
Lawyer: Aaron Hernandez's Brain Showed Severe Signs Of CTEIn a news conference at his offices, attorney Jose Baez says testing showed that Hernandez had a severe case of the disease.
Study: CTE Found In 99 Percent Of Donated Brains From Deceased NFL PlayersThe disease was identified in 110 out of 111 former NFL players.
CTE Could Become A Problem For Soccer, Study FindsA study of 14 deceased soccer players showed CTE, meaning the disease isn't specific to the NFL.
Jeff Hardy Opens Up About TNA Wrestling, Concussion Fears, New AlbumJeff Hardy, TNA wrestler and musician, is a modern-day renaissance man, even among the eccentric characters in pro wrestling.
Philadelphia Appeals Court Upholds NFL Concussion SettlementAn appeals court in Philadelphia says the NFL's nearly $1 billion concussion settlement may not be perfect, but it is fair.
Chronic Traumatic EncephalitisAutopsies have been performed on many NFL players and others with head trauma and have uncovered chronic traumatic encephalitis as a result of repeated concussions.
Chronic Traumatic EncephalitisCTE, 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.
NFL Player Junior Seau Had Brain Disease CTE Junior Seau, one of the NFL's best players for nearly two decades, had a degenerative brain disease when he committed suicide.
Corporate Support For Early High SchoolsEarly high school combines high school and college together in a six year program in which students can earn associates degrees. The Obama administration has recommended that Congress allocate more money for vocational, career and technical education promoting this approach.
Chronic Traumatic EncephalitisHave you heard the story of Dave Duerson? He was a pro football player and Walter Payton Man of the Year Award Winner who took his own life earlier this year.