NFL Protests Might Be Good for Business

By Evan Weiner | Despite the constant bully pulpit carping, a South Florida public sector union urging its members to boycott the Miami Dolphins and...

Armour: Washington State QB Committed Suicide but Football Killed Him

By Nancy Armour | Football killed Tyler Hilinski. Officially, the Washington State quarterback’s cause of death was suicide. But that’s just semantics after Tuesday’s news that...

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....

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