It’s Time to KO Concussions

Editor’s Note.  This is one in a series of articles posted on The Sport Digest blog in recent weeks.  The Digest will continue to...

Clemson and LSU’s quarterbacks’ helmets have built-in cameras

Clemson and LSU's players are going to be able to watch film from the vantage point of the quarterback thanks to built-in cameras on...

Concussion May Triple Suicide Risk

The dangers of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE),  a degenerative neurological disease have been well known for many years. The disease has been been be...

Cycle helmets are useless, says brain surgeon

A leading neurosurgeon has controversially claimed that cyclists who wear helmets are wasting their time. Henry Marsh, who works at St George’s Hospital in Tooting,...

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...

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...

Armour: War on football? Better have your head checked

Danny Kanell is incensed at what he believes is a “war on football.” If by war the former NFL quarterback-turned-ESPN Radio host means growing concern...

The Name of the Game is Lawsuit Lotto

Ray Easterling was among the very first players to file suit against the National Football League alleging that league officials knew for years about...

Armour: NFL Must Fix Way it Handles Head Trauma before Player Pays Ultimate Price

Does someone have to die on the field before the NFL acknowledges that its concussion protocol is ineffective? That all its talk about “player...

Judge: NFL Concussion Settlement May be Insufficient

A federal judge is refusing for now to accept a proposed settlement between the NFL and retired football players who sued over concussion-related injuries,...

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