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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...

Not a Good Week for Football

Another football brain injury study came out this week which should give parents cause to worry about sending their children under the age of...

Armour: Hernandez CTE Finding is a Huge Problem for the NFL

Aaron Hernandez just became the most dangerous man in football. It’s a strange statement, given the former New England Patriots tight end is dead and...

Tackle Football before Age 12 Linked to Later Brain Problems

Athletes who began playing tackle football before the age of 12 12 had more behavioral and cognitive problems later in life than those who...

One Announcer Speaking Out is a Start

Ed Cunningham should be applauded for his Howard Cosell moment. Cunningham went one step further than Cosell ever did. Cunningham, who provided analysis on...

IOC Member on Advisory Board of Company Using Video Games to Fight Concussions

International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Hayley Wickenheiser has been appointed as co-chairperson of the professional advisory board at Highmark Interactive, a Canadian company which...

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