Study: NFL Players More Likely Than MLB Players To Die From Brain, Heart ProblemsA new study suggests professional football players may be more likely to die from degenerative brain diseases and heart problems than pro baseball players but the reasons are unclear.
NFL Pays Out Nearly $500M To Former Players With Dementia; Legal Fights ResumeRetired players can seek awards of as much as $3 million for moderate dementia and $1.5 million for mild dementia, although most would get far less based on their age and years in the league.
Tentative Settlement Reached In NHL Concussion LawsuitThe NHL and attorneys for retired players announced a tentative settlement Monday in the biggest lawsuit brought against the league over concussions and other head injuries.
Football Hall Of Fame Members Threaten Boycott Of InductionsA group of Pro Football Hall of Famers is demanding health insurance coverage and a share of NFL revenues or else those former players will boycott the induction ceremonies.
Children Who Play Football Before Age 12 Show CTE-Related Symptoms Much SoonerNew study shows kids who play football before 12 will develop emotional symptoms associated with CTE much sooner than others.
Playing Football Too Young May Mean Earlier Cognitive & Emotional ProblemsSports may be a great way to keep kids active, but a new study finds that the earlier players started to tackle football, the more vulnerable they were to emotional and cognitive problems.
Report: Hernandez Had Severe CTE; Daughter Sues NFL, New England PatriotsDr. Ann McKee, the director of the CTE Center at Boston University, said Hernandez had Stage 3 (out of 4) of the disease, which can cause violent mood swings, depression and other cognitive disorders .
Report Finds Brain Disease In Most Football PlayersResearch on 202 former football players found evidence of brain disease in nearly all of them, including athletes in the NFL, college football and even high school sports. It's the largest update regarding CTE.
Jeff Hardy Opens Up About TNA Wrestling, Concussion Fears, New AlbumJeff Hardy, TNA wrestler and musician, is a modern-day renaissance man, even among the eccentric characters in pro wrestling.
Kevin Turner, Lead NFL Concussion Suit Plaintiff, Had CTE Before DeathResearchers say they have found a traumatic brain disease in former Eagles and Patriots fullback Kevin Turner, who was the lead plaintiff in a concussion lawsuit against the NFL.
Fists Not Football: Brain Injuries Seen In Domestic AssaultsBrain trauma in domestic violence survivors has been overshadowed by concerns about injuries in Iraq and Afghanistan war vets, and by effects of repeated head blows in football players.
Concussion Group Says Ex-NFL Player Bubba Smith Had CTEThe Concussion Legacy Foundation says former NFL defensive end and movie actor Bubba Smith was diagnosed with the brain disease CTE by researchers after his death.
Report: NFL Sought To Influence Study On Brain InjuriesA senior House Democrat has found that National Football League officials improperly sought to influence a government study on the link between football and brain disease.
NFL Admits Link Between Football, Brain Disease An NFL official has acknowledged a link between football and the brain disease CTE for the first time.
Dallas Legend Dorsett Talks Of Damage Football Has Done To His BrainHall of Fame running back Tony Dorsett believes the violent hits he took during two decades of playing football have cost him his memory and more.