Concussion Group Says Ex-NFL Player Bubba Smith Had CTEThe Concussion Legacy Foundation says former NFL defensive end and movie actor Bubba Smith was diagnosed with the brain disease CTE by researchers after his death.
Court Upholds $1 Billion NFL Concussion SettlementA federal appeals court has upheld an estimated $1 billion plan by the NFL to settle thousands of concussion lawsuits filed by former players, potentially ending a troubled chapter in league history.
Browns Deny Lying About Johnny Manziel's ConcussionThe Browns say Johnny Manziel was diagnosed with a concussion late in the season by an independent neurologist
Will Smith Joins Wife In Oscars BoycottWill Smith said that he will not attend the Academy Awards next month, joining his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, and others in protest against two straight years of all white acting nominees.
Researchers Say "Concussion" Subject Exaggerated RoleIn the trailer for the movie "Concussion," star Will Smith says, "I found a disease that no one has ever seen." But his real-life character neither discovered the disease nor named it, according to scientific journals and brain researchers.
"Empire" & "Creed" Lead Image Awards Nominations"Empire" leads the television nominees at the NAACP's Image Awards, competing for 12 trophies at the ceremony, while "Creed" was the king of the ring with six nods in the film categories.
NFL To Defend $1B Concussion Settlement Amid AppealsThe NFL will ask a federal appeals court in Philadelphia to uphold a potential $1 billion plan to settle thousands of concussion lawsuits filed by former players.
"Concussion" Movie Delivers Hard Hit To NFLThe NFL's rocky dealings with Dr. Bennet Omalu, who identified a degenerative disease in football players known as CTE, or chronic traumatic encephalopathy, are the focus of the movie's second hour.
Will Smith Quells 'Concussion' Controversy At Film AwardsWill Smith is not expecting any pushback from the NFL over his upcoming football drama "Concussion."
Cowboys LB Sean Lee Cleared To Play Following ConcussionDallas Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee has been cleared to play this weekend after suffering a concussion last week playing against the New Orleans Saints.
Sony Pictures Says Film 'Concussion' Wasn't Softened To Placate NFLEmails leaked by last year's hack of Sony revealed executives, lawyers and filmmaker Peter Landesman wrestling with whether 'Concussion' would antagonize the NFL, and making changes to the film.
Cowboys QB Weeden Being Careful With ConcussionDallas Cowboys backup quarterback Brandon Weeden, fresh off a concussion in Sunday’s preseason loss at San Francisco, isn’t asking much.