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NFL Concussion Settlement Changes Little for Suffering Players

I was flabbergasted at the announcement made regarding the NFL settlement decision on the concussion suit. I have been working on a settlement for several...

NFL and Retired Players Resolve Concussion Litigation for $765 Million

Former United States District Judge Layn Phillips, the court-appointed mediator in the consolidated concussion-related lawsuits brought by more than 4,500 retired football players against...

IOC Olympic Studies Centre Newsletter

At the 125th International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session, which will be held in Buenos Aires (Argentina) in September, the IOC members will elect the...

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...

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...

Sports and Recreation Injuries Drop 12 Percent for Children in Past Decade

Bicycle, trampoline and roller sport injuries for children are on the decline. Football and soccer injuries, however, are still on the rise. New research presented...

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...

Sport Concussion: Going from Bad to Worse

Once looked upon as an underestimated and often ignored injury, sport-related concussion has taken sports media by storm. Reports of athletes suffering from long-term...

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