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DALLAS - APRIL 08:  An NHL logo on a goal at American Airlines Center on April 8, 2010 in Dallas, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

More Former Players Sue NHL Regarding Concussions

Another group of former NHL players has filed a federal class action lawsuit alleging that the league has downplayed the risk of head injuries, while at the same time promoting fighting and violence in the game.

04/15/2014

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Boxing, MMA Meet To Support Head Injury Research

Bringing together the rival bodies of boxing and mixed martial arts is no small feat. But there is one common cause on which they can agree – the need for brain trauma research.

02/04/2014

SEATTLE, WA - JANUARY 11: Wide receiver Percy Harvin #11 of the Seattle Seahawks is on the field after free safety Rafael Bush #25 of the New Orleans Saints was called for an unnneccesary roughness penalty in the first quarter during the NFC Divisional Playoff Game at CenturyLink Field on January 11, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Harvin Out For NFC Championship

Just like in the regular season Percy Harvin’s return to the field in the postseason was short lived as Harvin will not be playing against San Francisco this weekend.

01/18/2014

NFL Contract Talks

Lawyers Detail $765M Plan For NFL Concussions

Under the formula, men under 45 would get the most money because of their lifetime needs. The money decreases with age and the severity of the cognitive problem.

01/06/2014

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Former Kansas Player Sues NCAA Over Head Trauma

Former University of Kansas fullback Christopher Powell alleges in a lawsuit that the NCAA failed to adequately protect athletes from head trauma.

11/14/2013

Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price. (credit: City of Fort Worth)

Fort Worth Mayor Having Eye Surgery

Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price is undergoing eye surgery on Wednesday morning. Price has been suffering from complications related to a concussion last year.

11/13/2013

DALLAS - APRIL 08:  An NHL logo on a goal at American Airlines Center on April 8, 2010 in Dallas, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

NHL GMs Discuss Fighting, Hybrid Icing, Playoff Format

NHL general managers showed there is interest in extending the extra period to cut down on the number of shootouts by possibly changing the structure of overtime in regular-season games.

11/12/2013

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

A doctor examines a patient's brain. (credit: Mauricio Lima/AFP/Getty Images)

Young Athletes Hesitant To Report Concussions

A study released Wednesday discovered that research about youth concussions is limited, and more studies are needed to determine the effects of concussions on children.

10/31/2013

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NCAA Facing Another Concussion Lawsuit

Two more former college football players have filed a lawsuit against the NCAA stemming from concussions and brain injuries.

10/02/2013

A general view of the NFL logo on the field at Texas Stadium on December 31, 2006 in Irving, Texas. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Lawyer Believes Concussion Deal Will Succeed

A lawyer who filed the first concussion lawsuit against the NFL says the league stepped up to the plate, and the game will be better because of the litigation.

09/19/2013

Tony Dorsett played running back for the Cowboys from 1977 to 1987 and was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1994.

Tony Dorsett Talks About NFL Concussion Settlement

Dorsett was just one of the thousands of former players that was suing the league, and just like many of his former colleagues – he is not too pleased with the recent news.

08/30/2013

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