Concussion Symptoms

David Ash #14 of the Texas Longhorns. (credit: cott Halleran/Getty Images)

Texas QB David Ash Ends Playing Career

Texas quarterback David Ash has given up playing football after suffering at least one concussion and lingering symptoms over the last year.

09/17/2014

Mayor Betsy Price holds her damaged helmet outside Fort Worth City Hall on June 20, 2012, her first day back to work since a bike accident. (Credit: Chuck Schechner/1080 KRLD)

North Texas Mayor Prepares For Surgery After Concussion

Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price’s husband made a 911 call from a bike trail more than a year ago. Her dented bike and cracked helmet were evidence of how hard she fell, but it was what couldn’t be seen that is still bothering the mayor to this day.

CBS 11–10/31/2013

Tre Newton, son of former Dallas Cowboy Nate Newton, takes a hit as a Texas Longhorn. (credit: Eagle Photo/Stuart Villanueva)

Former Cowboys Star Advises Son Against Football

Studies show athletic-related concussions are on the rise at an alarming rate. CBS 11 News investigates why some sports medicine experts say North Texas schools aren’t doing enough to keep children safe.

04/28/2011

Quarterback Trent Edwards #5 of the Buffalo Bills suffers a concussion after getting hit by Strong Safety Adrian Wilson #24 of the Arizona Cardinals during their NFL Game on October 5, 2008.

MD Group Says Specialist Should Review Concussions

Athletes of all ages who are suspected of suffering a concussion should be evaluated by a specialist before they return to sports, a major doctors group said Monday.

CBSDFW.COM–11/01/2010