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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

Quarterback Tyrone Swoopes will continue as the Longhorns' starter (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Texas Coach Says QB David Ash Out Indefinitely

Texas coach Charlie Strong said Monday quarterback David Ash is out indefinitely and that the Longhorns will push ahead with Tyrone Swoopes as the starting quarterback.

09/09/2014

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Concussion Screenings Now Common For Young Athletes

Many young athletes are preparing to hit the gridiron next week, and parents want to ensure they’re protected properly.

08/26/2014

David Ash #14 of the Texas Longhorns throws against the Kansas State Wildcats at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium on September 21, 2013 in Austin, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Texas QB Ash Says ‘Good To Be Back’ After Injuries

Texas quarterback David Ash met with reporters for the first time in almost a year Monday, declaring it feels ‘good to be back’ after concussion symptoms wiped out most of his 2013 season.

08/04/2014

Tony Dorsett (credit:  Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Judge Approves NFL Concussion Settlement

A federal judge granted preliminary approval to a landmark deal that would compensate thousands of former NFL players for concussion-related claims. The ruling came about two weeks after the NFL agreed to remove a $675 million cap on damages.

07/07/2014

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NFL Agrees To Remove Cap On Concussion Damages

The NFL has agreed to remove a cap on concussion-related damages after a judge questioned whether a proposed settlement provided enough money to cover retired players.

06/25/2014

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Youth Coaches Learn Football Safety At Valley Ranch

Youth football leagues training ‘safety coaches‘ to combat concussions

06/21/2014

Super Bowl XLVII Broadcasters Press Conference

Marino Withdrawing From Concussion Lawsuit

Dan Marino says he inadvertently became a plaintiff in a concussion lawsuit against the NFL and is withdrawing immediately.

06/04/2014

Super Bowl XLVII Broadcasters Press Conference

Marino Files Concussion Lawsuit Against NFL

Former quarterback Dan Marino is among the latest group of football players to file a concussion-related lawsuit against the NFL. The lawsuit does not specify medical problems.

06/03/2014

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

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