Tuesday, November 30, 2021

NCAA Facing Numerous Brain Injury Lawsuits

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A few years back, Steve Hatchell, the President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Football Foundation warned his sport was under siege. Hatchell was...

Research: Sports Concussions Linked to Substance Abuse, Suicidal Thoughts

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Concussions are connected with substance abuse and suicidal thoughts in adolescents, new research presented at a St. Michael’s Hospital conference on sports-related brain injuries...

Mayo Clinic and King-Devick Test Under Agreement For Sideline Concussion Testing

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In 2011, Dr. Steve Devick, developer of the King-Devick Test, came to the United States Sports Academy to give a seminar on sport-related concussions....

Can Fantasy Football Be for Real?

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“Peyton Manning drops back looking deep down the sideline. He lets it go and gets hit hard by Ray Lewis. Demaryius Thomas jumps for the...

Concussion Lawsuits Consolidated into One Mega Suit

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Numerous new outlets have reported recently on the many lawsuits filed against the National Football League, accusing the league of hiding information that linked football-related...

Football Too Violent For Its Own Good

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Youth football leagues across the country will soon begin to sign players up for their fall leagues. But there is a growing concern, even among...

Complex Concussion Problem Solved by Simple Test

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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...

Ravens Lineman Retires to Pursue MIT Doctorate after CTE Study Released

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Baltimore Ravens offensive lineman John Urschel retired this week from the NFL after just three years in the league. Urschel, 26, will pursue full...

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

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

Concussion Prevention Firms Pop Up, But Where’s Proof?

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Well-publicized events involving professional athletes, along with a federal lawsuit and a Hollywood movie now in theaters, have spurred unprecedented interest in concussions -...
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