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McQuaid Undermined over Doping by Head of USADA

Pat McQuaid's claim that the International Cycling Union (UCI) is taking the battle against drugs seriously faces being badly undermined after United States Anti-Doping...

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...

Rinkside Test Accurately Helps Detect Professional Ice Hockey Team’s Concussions in Minutes

A simple test performed at the rink side of the National Hockey League's Philadelphia Flyers Hockey team accurately detected concussions in athletes, according to...

NFL’s ‘Suicide’ Squad Tradition Continues

The National Football League is open for business again. Players are on the field showing coaches that they can indeed play football, even though...

Death of Soccer Official Calls Attention to Continued Problems in Youth Sports

The death on May 4 of Ricardo Portillo in Salt Lake City once again places a spotlight on bad behavior in sporting activities and...

Concussion Litigation Experiences Significant Day in Court

Tuesday, April 9 is a significant day for the 4,000 or so players who have filed more than 200 concussion lawsuits against the National...

Brain Study May Provide More Clues to Head Injuries in Football

The recent focus on brain injuries among athletes in football and other violent contact sports has mostly been on the development and use of...

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...

Can Fantasy Football Be for Real?

“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...

NFL Plans to Partner with GE for Concussion Research

Faced with increasing concern about the toll of concussions and confronted with litigation involving thousands of former players, the U.S.  National Football League (NFL)...

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