NFL Pledging $100 Million More To Address Head InjuriesThe NFL says it will spend an additional $100 million to develop new technology and support more medical research into the growing problem of head injuries.
Study Shows Playing With Sports Concussion Doubles Recovery TimeContinuing to play despite a concussion doubles recovery time for teen athletes and leads to worse short-term mental function than in those immediately removed from action, a study found.
IndyCar Driver Justin Wilson Dies From Head InjuryIndyCar driver Justin Wilson has died from a head injury suffered when a piece of debris struck him at Pocono Raceway. He was 37.
IndyCar Driver Justin Wilson In Coma After Wreck At PoconoIndyCar driver Justin Wilson is in a coma and in critical condition after sustaining a head injury when he was hit by a large piece of debris that broke off a car in the crash-filled race at Pocono Raceway.
Judge OKs 65-Year Deal Over NFL Concussions; Could Cost $1BA federal judge has approved a potential $1 billion plan to resolve thousands of NFL concussion lawsuits filed by retired players.
Brain Injury Group Says NFL Concussion Award Scheme 'Flawed'The Brain Injury Association of America says it believes the proposed awards favor retired players with memory and neuromuscular problems.
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.
More Former Players Sue NHL Regarding Concussions 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.
Study: MMA Brain Injury Risk Higher Than BoxingA new study says about a third of professional mixed martial arts matches end in knockout or technical knockout, indicating a higher incidence of brain trauma than boxing or other martial arts.
Boxing, MMA Meet To Support Head Injury ResearchBringing 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.
Lawyers Detail $765M Plan For NFL ConcussionsUnder the formula, men under 45 would get the most money because of their lifetime needs. The money decreases with age and the severity of the cognitive problem.
Former Kansas Player Sues NCAA Over Head TraumaFormer University of Kansas fullback Christopher Powell alleges in a lawsuit that the NCAA failed to adequately protect athletes from head trauma.

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