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  • IndyCar's Dario Franchitti holds first news conference since crash

    IndyCar's Dario Franchitti holds first news conference since crash
    Four-time IndyCar champion Dario Franchitti on Thursday held his first news conference since he suffered serious injuries in a career-ending crash in October. "Sorry I haven't been in a position to chat any earlier," said Franchitti, 40, who also is a...
  • Study: No helmet brand can save football players from concussion risk

    Study: No helmet brand can save football players from concussion risk
    Health experts have some bad news for high school football players: There is no particular type or brand of helmet or mouth guard that will keep you relatively safe from a concussion. The companies that make helmets and mouth guards often claim that...
  • Watch Bruins' Shawn Thornton pummel Penguins' Brooks Orpik [Video]

    Watch Bruins' Shawn Thornton pummel Penguins' Brooks Orpik [Video]
    Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik is recovering from an apparent concussion after he was dragged to the ice from behind by Boston Bruins winger Shawn Thornton and repeatedly punched while defenseless in the first period Saturday night at TD...
  • Report on sports concussions in kids calls for more study

    Report on sports concussions in kids calls for more study
    As American children play team sports in greater numbers and with growing intensity, their risk of getting a concussion has grown but the science of preventing, diagnosing and treating this increasingly frequent brain injury remains maddeningly...
  • Obama's sports metaphors: Obamacare as slippery football

    Obama's sports metaphors: Obamacare as slippery football
    A day after President Obama’s televised mea culpa to the nation about the failings of his signature healthcare program, one question persists. Why football? Again and again, Obama returned to gridiron analogies as he pleaded his case from a...
  • Lakers turn back depleted Warriors, 102-95

    Lakers turn back depleted Warriors, 102-95
    Lakers 102, Golden State Warriors 95 (final) The Lakers took advantage of a depleted Golden State Warriors squad to take a 102-95 victory at Staples Center on Friday night. Playing without point guard Stephen Curry (concussion) and backup point...
  • Ten former NHL players file suit over lack of concussion information

    Ten former NHL players file suit over lack of concussion information
    VANCOUVER, Canada — Ten former NHL players are contending in a class action lawsuit that the league concealed information regarding the consequences of repeated blows to the head and hasn’t adequately protected players from head trauma....
  • Quarterback situation is always fluid, even for a hot player

    The Cleveland Browns have yet to say who will start at quarterback for them Sunday. Same goes for the Minnesota Vikings and Green Bay Packers. As for the Philadelphia Eagles? Coach Chip Kelly, tongue firmly planted in cheek, said Monday that Nick...
  • NFL fines Steelers' Mike Tomlin $100,000 for interfering with return

    NFL fines Steelers' Mike Tomlin $100,000 for interfering with return
      Here's another adjective Pittsburgh Steelers Coach Mike Tomlin can call his ill-timed two-step onto the field last Thursday night against Baltimore. Expensive. The NFL fined Tomlin $100,000 on Wednesday for interfering with Baltimore's Jacoby...
  • Head injuries in one football season cause measurable brain damage

    Head injuries in one football season cause measurable brain damage
    For college athletes who get through their sport's season concussion-free, new research suggests it may be too early to breathe a sigh of relief. Following a season of grueling practices and hard-fought games, football and ice hockey players who had...
  • NFL dodges a bullet in proposed concussion settlement

    NFL dodges a bullet in proposed concussion settlement
    It's nice that retired NFL players will finally get some compensation for years of head-banging in games and debilitating health in the years after. Something is always better than nothing, and $765 million is certainly better than nothing. Curly...