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Will Youth Football Participation Continue To Drop?

The football season will be starting soon on all levels from six years old to the pros and all of the stories about National...

Nader Calls for Concussion Test to Become Mandatory in Youth Sports

More than 400,000 concussions occurred in high school sports during a recent school year. That fact is alarming given that the brains of youth...

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...

Concussion might cost NFL’s helmet maker big time

A concussion settlement could be in play for NFL helmet maker Riddell, The Post has learned. The federal judge in Philadelphia overseeing the settlement between...

McQuaid Undermined over Doping by Head of USADA

Pat McQuaid's claim that the International Cycling Union (UCI) is taking the battle against drugs seriously faces being badly undermined after United States Anti-Doping...

Sport Concussion: Going from Bad to Worse

Once looked upon as an underestimated and often ignored injury, sport-related concussion has taken sports media by storm. Reports of athletes suffering from long-term...

The football industry denying the football-brain damage link grew in 2015

Jerry Jones has spoken and the Dallas Cowboys owner doesn't think there is a link between playing football and players getting brain injuries and...

CONCUSSIONS, DRUGS AND LAWYERS – HOW MUCH MORE CAN THE NFL TAKE?

We all acknowledge that the NFL is a business – and a big business, pure and simple.  Yet, in the past year we have...

Junior Seau’s Death Just Another Football Statistic?

I didn’t know Junior Seau although I met him on the day he was drafted into the National Football League in 1990 and probably...

United States Sports Academy Tackling Concussions in Southern Alabama Community

Sport-related concussions are receiving a significant amount of attention in professional sports and have become one of the main topics of discussion in sports...

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