Study Suggests Link Between Concussion and Mental Health Problems

New research suggests former professional sports players who experience concussion are more likely to report mental health problems than those who have not suffered...

Not a Good Week for Football

Another football brain injury study came out this week which should give parents cause to worry about sending their children under the age of...

Armour: Hernandez CTE Finding is a Huge Problem for the NFL

Aaron Hernandez just became the most dangerous man in football. It’s a strange statement, given the former New England Patriots tight end is dead and...

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...

One Announcer Speaking Out is a Start

Ed Cunningham should be applauded for his Howard Cosell moment. Cunningham went one step further than Cosell ever did. Cunningham, who provided analysis on...

IOC Member on Advisory Board of Company Using Video Games to Fight Concussions

International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Hayley Wickenheiser has been appointed as co-chairperson of the professional advisory board at Highmark Interactive, a Canadian company which...

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...

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