Is the Concussion Issue Catching up to the NCAA?

For some reason the concussion leading to brain damage issue has not been a National Collegiate Athletic Association problem, as it has become for...

Armour: Olympic Bobsledder Plans to Donate Brain for Concussion Research

Elana Meyers Taylor will be helping American bobsledders, and athletes in many other sports, long after her days as a driver are over. The pilot...

Armour: What the NFL Must Do to Find Flaws in Concussion Protocol

The NFL’s best intentions aren’t enough. Houston Texans quarterback Tom Savage has effectively been ruled out of this weekend’s game after a complete failure of...

Armour: NFL Must Fix Way it Handles Head Trauma before Player Pays Ultimate Price

Does someone have to die on the field before the NFL acknowledges that its concussion protocol is ineffective? That all its talk about “player...

Link Between Soccer Heading and Dementia Examined

England’s Professional Footballers' Association does not know how many of its 50,000 members have dementia, according to its chief executive Gordon Taylor. Talking in...

Armour: Researchers Achieve Breakthrough in CTE Research on NFL Players

An autopsy confirmed a 12-year NFL veteran had chronic traumatic encephalopathy, just as a brain scan four years before his death had indicated, a...

Armour: Cornerbacks Suffer Most Concussions, According to NFL Report

Cornerbacks sustain the most concussions of NFL players, almost a quarter of those reviewed from the 2015 and 2016 seasons. That was one of the...

NCAA Board Approves $12.5 Million More for Concussion Research

The NCAA’s top governing board unanimously approved $12.5 million in additional funding for the most comprehensive clinical study of concussion and head impact exposure ever conducted....

Did Coaches Encourage the Wray Brothers to Hide Injuries?

Max and Jake Wray play offensive tackle for Franklin (Tenn.) High School, or at least they used to do so. The two were suspended...

Study Suggests Link Between Concussion and Mental Health Problems

New research suggests former professional sports players who experience concussion are more likely to report mental health problems than those who have not suffered...

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