We Need to Listen to Our Young People

Like most kids with raw talent, Eli began his athletic career playing catch in the yard. It was clear from his earliest days he...

Complex Concussion Problem Solved by Simple Test

If you could conduct a simple, 60-second test to immediately determine whether your athlete suffered a concussion, would you do it? Hall of Fame cornerback...

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...

Football’s Horrible CTE News

The absolute last thing people connected to the football industry wanted to see were the findings from a Boston University study of the brains...

NASCAR’s Jason Leffler Killed in Dirt Car Accident

NASCAR's Jason Leffler, who was 37, died from injuries suffered when his 410 sprint car slammed into the wall at Bridgeport Speedway dirt track...

U.S. Soccer Announces Ban on Heading for U-11 Players

In response to a class-action lawsuit that sought rules changes and a reduction in concussions, U.S. Soccer announced guidelines on Monday that will prohibit...

Could Football Fade Away Like Boxing?

I have no idea if Dr. Oz is a good or bad doctor but I do know this: He is an Oprah Winfrey creation,...

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...

Alabama High Schools Consider Curtailing Live Contact in Practices

The Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) recently asked its Board of Governors to restrict full contact hitting and scrimmaging to two days each...

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...

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