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.
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.
Concussions are a huge concern for football players, especially younger players.
NASCAR only recommended the testing this season, but indicated to drivers that a preseason baseline screening could become mandatory as early as 2014.
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.
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.
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.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is disputing assertions that the league’s $765 million settlement with former players is a paltry sum compared to the sport’s revenues.
The pressure to play hard is the norm for so many young athletes. Yet sometimes, the intensity of the game can push students too far, leading to a serious injury like a concussion.
Some former players and others think the league is getting off cheap in its tentative settlement with victims of concussion-related brain injuries.
Former Dallas Cowboys offensive tackle and Pro Football Hall of Fame member Rayfield Wright calls the NFL’s settlement with former players a start.
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.