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Judge Again Rejects Deal In NFL Concussion Cases

A federal judge in Philadelphia has again declined to approve deals for some of the retired players suing the NFL over concussions.

04/16/2014

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NFL Concussion Lawyer Expects Case To Heat Up Soon

The court fight over NFL concussions should heat up soon when a judge in Philadelphia weighs the fairness of the proposed $765 million settlement.

03/21/2014

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Study: Concussions Less Prevalent In Young Players

A new study shows that the youngest football players are less likely to suffer concussions. Researchers also found that the behavior of coaches has a direct correlation on the number of injuries.

02/19/2014

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NFL: 13 Percent Fewer Concussions In 2013

The NFL says the number of concussions in practices and games in the preseason and regular season dropped 13 percent from 2012 to 2013.

01/30/2014

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Judge Nixes Preliminary Approval Of $765M NFL Case

A federal judge denied preliminary approval of a $765 million settlement of NFL concussion claims, fearing it may not be enough to cover 20,000 retired players.

01/14/2014

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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More Study Urged On Concussions In Young Athletes

A new report says too little is known about concussion risks for young athletes, and it’s not clear whether better headgear is an answer.

10/30/2013

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New Device Could Guard Against Football-Related Concussions

Concussions are a huge concern for football players, especially younger players.

10/29/2013

Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 AMP Energy/National Guard Chevrolet, looks on dueing pre-race ceremonies during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Crown Royal presents the Curtiss Shaver 400 at the Brickyard at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 29, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images for NASCAR)

NASCAR To Mandate Baseline Concussion Testing

NASCAR only recommended the testing this season, but indicated to drivers that a preseason baseline screening could become mandatory as early as 2014.

10/24/2013

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - AUGUST 06:  NFL Hall of Famer Harry Carson speaks onstage during the "League of Denial: The NFL's Concussion Crisis" panel at the PBS portion of the 2013 Summer Television Critics Association tour at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on August 6, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California.  (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Author Joins K&C To Present Counter Argument To PBS Documentary

The K&C Masterpiece had guest Daniel J. Flynn, author of “The War on Football”, on to present a contrasting position to PBS’ recent documentary.

10/10/2013

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

Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Troy Aikman. (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Concussion Deal May Not Be End Of NFL Legal Battle

Troy Aikman still wants to know what league officials knew about the injuries and when they knew it. And John Lynch said he has been told more lawsuits will be brought.

09/04/2013

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