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Could a Local District Attorney Undo Youth Football?

Here is an undeniable fact. The football industry feels it is under siege because do-gooders think football is hazardous to the people playing the...

Ravens Lineman Retires to Pursue MIT Doctorate after CTE Study Released

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

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...

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...

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