Football Injury

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Paralyzed Former H.S. Player Now Works To Motivate

One North Texas teen was doing something he loved, until, his life changed in an instant. Now, the paralyzed former high school football player works to motivate others with a message of faith and perseverance.

CBSDFW.COM–03/20/2015

Tre Newton, son of former Dallas Cowboy Nate Newton, takes a hit as a Texas Longhorn. (credit: Eagle Photo/Stuart Villanueva)

Former Cowboys Star Advises Son Against Football

Studies show athletic-related concussions are on the rise at an alarming rate. CBS 11 News investigates why some sports medicine experts say North Texas schools aren’t doing enough to keep children safe.

04/28/2011

Quarterback Trent Edwards #5 of the Buffalo Bills suffers a concussion after getting hit by Strong Safety Adrian Wilson #24 of the Arizona Cardinals during their NFL Game on October 5, 2008.

MD Group Says Specialist Should Review Concussions

Athletes of all ages who are suspected of suffering a concussion should be evaluated by a specialist before they return to sports, a major doctors group said Monday.

CBSDFW.COM–11/01/2010