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  • Heads-up for dangerous football hits, athletic trainers warn

    Heads-up for dangerous football hits, athletic trainers warn
    On football fields across the country, the sweating, grunting and hitting of pre-season practice is in full swing, and the nation's athletic trainers are warning that there's still too much head-to-head contact in the game -- and with it, potentially...
  • Harry Carson: Watch my NFL expose before your kid plays football

    Harry Carson: Watch my NFL expose before your kid plays football
    Former NFL great Harry Carson has a message for parents: Don't let your kid play football until you see what we've learned about head injuries. Carson, a Hall of Fame linebacker for the New York Giants, is the star witness for "League of Denial: The...
  • Youth sports: Figuring out if your child is safe, tired of it [video]

    Youth sports: Figuring out if your child is safe, tired of it [video]
    Participating in youth sports can be a deep passion for families, but it also appears to be taking a toll on young athletes. Parents, if you've played chauffeur, calendar coordinator and cheerleading squad for your kids, you know how taxing their athletic...
  • Study finds concussions common in teens

    Study finds concussions common in teens
    New research from Canada has found that roughly 1 in 5  adolescents has probably suffered a traumatic brain injury--a figure that suggests severe concussion among children and adolescents may be far more common than has been estimated. The new study...
  • Hockey still plagued by concussions, despite rule changes

    Hockey still plagued by concussions, despite rule changes
    Fighting and body-checking are as integral to ice hockey as skates and pucks, but at what cost? A new study published in the journal PLOS One reveals that despite the National Hockey League’s recent ban on hits to the head, concussions during...
  • Jim Brown, Buddy Miley represent two vastly different sides of football

    Jim Brown, Buddy Miley represent two vastly different sides of football
    Life is all about collisions. Having them, avoiding them, learning from them. A recent day brought one between Jim Brown and Buddy Miley. The former is famous and the latter is not. That added to the fascination. Brown is one the better football...
  • SF plane crash: Injured suffer spinal injuries, internal bleeding

    SF plane crash: Injured suffer spinal injuries, internal bleeding
    SAN FRANCISCO-- The number of people in critical condition has fallen from 10 to 5 at San Francisco General Hospital, which took in dozens of injured passengers from the Asiana Airlines flight that crashed Saturday, hospital officials said. Among the 34...
  • To prevent brain damage, soccer players should keep 'head counts'

    To prevent brain damage, soccer players should keep 'head counts'
    Heading the ball is a key soccer skill, but a new study finds that players who headed the ball frequently were more likely to suffer brain injury and damage their memory than their fellow players who were a little less headstrong, so to speak.   While...
  • Are multiple concussions driving suicides in the military?

    Are multiple concussions driving suicides in the military?
    The U.S. military has faced two epidemics over the last decade of war in Afghanistan and Iraq. One is suicide. The annual rate of military personnel taking their own lives has doubled to about 20 per 100,000. That translated to a record 324 suicides...
  • NHL suspends Raffi Torres for rest of Sharks-Kings series

    NHL suspends Raffi Torres for rest of Sharks-Kings series
    San Jose Sharks forward Raffi Torres was suspended for the remainder of his team’s Western Conference semifinal playoff series against the Kings -- a ban of up to six games -- for what the NHL judged was an illegal hit to the head of Kings center...
  • Kings take 2-0 series lead over Sharks with 4-3 comeback victory

    Kings take 2-0 series lead over Sharks with 4-3 comeback victory
    Kings 4, Sharks 3 (final) The Los Angeles Kings have taken a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference semifinal series against the San Jose Sharks by scoring twice in a 22-second span in the final minutes of Game 2 on Thursday night at Staples Center. The...