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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

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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

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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

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