| Oct 7, 2013
| 8:30 PM
October is the month of triple-crown TV viewing. It's playoff time. Nothing better than a couch, a beer and a big-screen TV.
To steal from the long-ago "Saturday Night Live" eloquence of Chico Escuela, "Baseball been berry, berry good to us."
| Oct 28, 2013
| 1:16 PM
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...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 3:56 PM
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....
| Sep 30, 2013
| 8:26 PM
SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown signed a measure Monday expanding protections for student athletes who are believed to have sustained a concussion in school sports and activities.
Since 2012, public school districts have been required to immediately...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 5:41 PM
Three weeks of uncertainty did not fully answer Jarret Stoll's questions. But numerous visits to doctors managed to give the popular Kings center "peace of mind."
Stoll suffered a seizure July 3 at his Hermosa Beach residence and was taken to a...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 1:58 PM
Deion Sanders is far from the only present-day employee of the National Football League to have filed a workers’ compensation claim in California claiming head or brain injuries.
At least 43 present-day assistant coaches and front office personnel...
| Dec 3, 2013
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...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 5:25 PM
The game of football has evolved over the years with different formations. We've had the single-wing, the split-T, the wildcat.
Now, we have a new one. The concussion circle.
The only player involved in this formation is the poor guy on the ground...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 5:09 PM
Here's another adjective Pittsburgh Steelers Coach Mike Tomlin can call his ill-timed two-step onto the field last Thursday night against Baltimore.
The NFL fined Tomlin $100,000 on Wednesday for interfering with Baltimore's Jacoby...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 12:45 PM
A pedestrian who appeared to have been struck by a vehicle in Van Nuys is now in critical condition, authorities said.
Los Angeles firefighters were called to the 13800 block of Weddington Street at 10:10 a.m. Thursday in response to reports of a man...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 8:40 PM
How did the San Diego Chargers prepare to face Philadelphia on a quick turnaround?
In part, they spent last week turning around quickly.
To prepare for Sunday's game at Philadelphia after a Monday night opener and to adjust to Chip Kelly's fast-...