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The NFL And NFLPA Remind Us How Meaningless The League's Brain Damage Protocols Are

The NFL And NFLPA Remind Us How Meaningless The League's Brain Damage Protocols Are

The NFL and NFLPA have released a joint statement explaining why Cam Newton wasn’t removed from the game to be evaluated for symptoms of brain damage after taking multiple blows to the head in Week 1.
Sports Briefing: N.F.L.’s Concussion Protocol Gets a Change

Sports Briefing: N.F.L.’s Concussion Protocol Gets a Change

Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. after sustaining a hip pointer on Sunday. His status is day to day.
CBS's Brian Jones Rants Against Targeting Rule

CBS's Brian Jones Rants Against Targeting Rule

Brian Jones failed out of the NFL due to injury—he even filed, and lost, a lawsuit over it—but don’t tell him that the sport of football needs rules to protect players’ long-term health. The CBS
How One Season of Football Affects a Child’s Brain

How One Season of Football Affects a Child’s Brain

Researchers documented changes in the brains of young children playing just one season of football
On Soccer: Soccer Without Headers? New Research Shows It’s Worth Discussing

On Soccer: Soccer Without Headers? New Research Shows It’s Worth Discussing

Manchester City’s Fernando, right, headed a ball toward the goal in a Premier League match with Leicester City last season.
With Headgear Here, Girls’ Lacrosse Just Got Safer. Or Did It?

With Headgear Here, Girls’ Lacrosse Just Got Safer. Or Did It?

Florida has required headgear in girls' lacrosse since 2015. To abide by that mandate, players like Sydney Steinberg have been wearing goggles and modified headbands. Florida in 2018 will require
Illinois Receiver Malik Turner Taken Off Field On Stretcher After Helmet-To-Helmet Hit

Illinois Receiver Malik Turner Taken Off Field On Stretcher After Helmet-To-Helmet Hit

Minnesota defensive back Duke McGhee was ejected for targeting after a play that left Illinois wide receiver Malik Turner on a stretcher.Read more...
Baylor freshman Grayland Arnold gives a thumb’s-up as he is carted off the field early in the Bears’

Baylor freshman Grayland Arnold gives a thumb’s-up as he is carted off the field early in the Bears’

Baylor freshman Grayland Arnold gives a thumb’s-up as he is carted off the field early in the Bears’ game against Texas in Austin.Read more...
Sports of The Times: Six Concussions Later, Jordan Reed Fears Heartache of Losing Football

Sports of The Times: Six Concussions Later, Jordan Reed Fears Heartache of Losing Football

Redskins tight end Jordan Reed on Friday after he missed two games with a concussion. He enjoys football and wants to provide for his family.
Judge Tells N.F.L. to Reveal Some Secrets About Concussions

Judge Tells N.F.L. to Reveal Some Secrets About Concussions

Justice Jeffrey Oing issued an order that will let insurance companies determine if the N.F.L. knew about the dangers of concussions and deliberately concealed them from players.
NFL Network Suspends Brian Baldinger Six Months For Promoting Bounties

NFL Network Suspends Brian Baldinger Six Months For Promoting Bounties

The NFL Network has suspended analyst and former NFL player Brian Baldinger six months without pay, Sporting News reports. On Friday Baldinger went on the radio with Philadelphia’s 97.5 The Fanatic,
Lead Plaintiff in N.F.L. Concussion Settlement Had Advanced C.T.E.

Lead Plaintiff in N.F.L. Concussion Settlement Had Advanced C.T.E.

The late Kevin Turner, a former running back who became a lead plaintiff in the landmark N.F.L. settlement over concussions and brain trauma, pictured in July 2014.
Eric Lindros Is Entering the Hall of Fame. His Legacy Isn’t Just Hockey.

Eric Lindros Is Entering the Hall of Fame. His Legacy Isn’t Just Hockey.

Lanny McDonald, the chairman of the Hockey Hall of Fame, presented Eric Lindros with his Hall of Fame ring on Friday at the Hall in Toronto. Since Lindros retired in 2007, he has become a symbol for
Notre Dame's Jerry Tillery Kicks Head Of Player Who Just Suffered Brain Injury [Update]

Notre Dame's Jerry Tillery Kicks Head Of Player Who Just Suffered Brain Injury [Update]

USC-Notre Dame has long been a dirty rivalry, so here’s Notre Dame defensive lineman Jerry Tillery kicking USC’s Aca’Cedric Ware in the head just after Ware took a brain-scrambling helmet-to-helmet
Connor McDavid's Anger Shows The NHL's Concussion Protocol Working Like It Should

Connor McDavid's Anger Shows The NHL's Concussion Protocol Working Like It Should

When a league’s concussion protocol works like it’s intended, players will get mad. There’s no way around it. Connor McDavid, the Oilers’ young star, was yanked off the ice after hitting his head in
Dale Earnhardt Jr. Cleared To Return To Racing After Recovering From Concussion

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Cleared To Return To Racing After Recovering From Concussion

Dale Earnhardt Jr. has been medically cleared to return to NASCAR after a test session at Darlington Raceway, the series announced. Earnhardt sat out the last half of 2016 to recover from a
Sports Briefing: Texas Plans Extensive Study on Brain Injuries in High School Athletes

Sports Briefing: Texas Plans Extensive Study on Brain Injuries in High School Athletes

Chelsea’s Diego Costa scoring against West Brom in a 1-0 victory. He leads the Premier League with 12 goals.
N.F.L. Concussion Settlement Payments Can Begin After Supreme Court Defers

N.F.L. Concussion Settlement Payments Can Begin After Supreme Court Defers

Christoper Seeger, who represented former N.F.L. players in a concussion settlement, outside of the United States Courthouse in Philadelphia in 2014. The Supreme Court declined to review the case on
Sports Briefing: Argentine Firm to Pay $112 Million in FIFA Scandal

Sports Briefing: Argentine Firm to Pay $112 Million in FIFA Scandal

Murtaza Ahmadi, an Afghan boy, stood with Barcelona players before an exhibition against the Saudi Arabian club Al-Ahli in Doha, Qatar.
Nothing About This Went Well For Jon Ryan

Nothing About This Went Well For Jon Ryan

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