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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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Retired NFL Player Talks Injury & Concussion Settlement

Mitch White was sitting on his couch Thursday,, watching a rerun of a football game, when he saw news scroll across the screen he wasn’t sure could be right. The NFL had settled a lawsuit with 4,500 retired players over head injuries.

CBS 11–08/29/2013

The NFL shield logo is shown on the goal post pad (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Judge: NFL, Players To Settle Concussion Lawsuits

The NFL and more than 4,500 former players want to resolve concussion-related lawsuits with a $765 million settlement that would fund medical exams, concussion-related compensation and medical research, a federal judge said Thursday.

08/29/2013

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Football Helmet Shells May Prevent Concussions

Injuries may be inevitable when playing high school football but, when it comes to concussions, parents and coaches are always looking for ways to better protect students.

CBS 11–07/30/2013

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UIL Concussion Insurance Pilot Program Approved By Texas House

The Texas House has approved a pilot program allowing parents to purchase concussion insurance for boys who play football and girls who play soccer.

05/07/2013

Concussion, Injury

Docs Say Keep Trained Eye On Possible Concussions

A major medical group is updating its guidelines for handling amateur or professional athletes suspected of having a concussion.

03/18/2013

Emmitt Smith played running back for the Cowboys from 1990 to 2002 and was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2010.

Emmitt Smith Says New Safety Rule Means NFL Has “Lost Its Mind”

The NFL is changing its rules to prevent ball-carriers from initiating contact with the crown of the helmet.

105.3 The Fan–03/14/2013

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NASCAR Will Likely Require Concussion Test

“We’ve encouraged them all to get that, with the emphasis that in 2014 that almost likely will be mandated for all of them,” O’Donnell said Thursday at Daytona International Speedway.

02/14/2013

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