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Academy Faculty Members Train High School Students in Concussion Awareness

United States Sports Academy faculty recently provided concussion prevention education to football players at Fairhope (Ala.) High School through a program designed to address...

First Two Claims Approved in NFL Billion Dollar Concussion Settlement

The first two claims in the NFL’s billion-dollar concussion settlement were announced Thursday with a total of $9 million in benefits, according to the...

Brain Injuries are the Bane of Football

In case you have not noticed, the football season has started. The Canadian Football League preseason is underway with games this week. Some of...

Armour: Crosby Takes the Fall for NHL’s Failed Procedures

The NHL has done Sidney Crosby no favors. The Pittsburgh Penguins star again finds himself answering questions after Monday's playoff game against the Washington Capitals about...

Academy Pursues Grant to Expand Concussion Awareness, Prevention in Youth Sports

The United States Sports Academy is working to expand its efforts to address the growing issue of sport-related concussions among youth in coastal Alabama...

Study Shows Female Athletes Suffer ‘Significantly Higher’ Concussion Rate

Female athletes, in particular soccer players, suffer concussions at a "significantly higher" rate than their male counterparts, according to a study released this month...

Armour: Why Parents Shouldn’t Clear Kids from Concussions

There are times Mom and Dad really don’t know what’s best. Like, say, when it’s safe for their child to return to play after a...

NFL Reports Modest Decline in Concussions This Season

The number of concussions registered by the National Football League has fallen 11.3 percent this season, compared with last season’s record high, as more...

Armour: Skeptical of CTE Link, NHL Won’t Fund Concussion Research

The NFL has been criticized both for the amount of money it has donated for head trauma research and trying to manipulate how it...

Nightengale: Bo Jackson’s Startling Hindsight: ‘I Would Have Never Played Football’

Bo Jackson, the world’s greatest living athlete, and the only man to be an All-Star in baseball and a Pro Bowler in football, now...

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