To many-a-fan’s dismay, some players were noticeably ‘out of it’ and even collapsed after sustaining a head injury during play. While getting injured is something that can happen in any sport, certain protocols need to be followed to ensure player safety.
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.
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.
Texas medical staff says junior quarterback Davis Ash won’t play Thursday night against Iowa State because of a head injury.
About 4 million Bumbo Baby Seats are being recalled after nearly two dozen reports of child skull fractures.
With football practice gearing up to kick off across North Texas, there are already big changes in place to protect athletes from serious injury.
A child’s simple playground injury quickly turned dangerous. Now, a Dallas father is sharing his son’s story, and warning other parents to keep a close eye on their kids.
Dozens of area high school coaches went to the hospital Wednesday night. It wasn’t for treatment but rather for training to detect concussions among student athletes.
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.
Texas high school athletes will soon be required to sit out at least one day after sustaining a head injury.
Bruce Florence’s death came from natural causes.