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A 23-Year-Old NFL Player Retires Over Concussion Concerns

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 04.07.2016 | Sports

Buffalo Bills linebacker A.J. Tarpley is retiring from the NFL after just one season, saying he cannot risk more concussions. "After months of introsp...

Cuba Gooding Jr. Thinks O.J. Simpson May Have CTE

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 02.02.2016 | Sports

After spending weeks portraying one of the most notorious football players of all time, Oscar-winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr. says he believes O.J. Sim...

The Devastating Health Impact Of Concussion May Start Earlier Than We Thought

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 12.18.2014 | Science

For the Ohio State community, Thanksgiving weekend ended in tragedy when 22-year-old football player Kosta Karageorge was found dead of apparent suici...

The Pigskin Arts and Dementia

Gordon Marino | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Gordon Marino

As a former high school and college coach, I have seen many players come out of games seeing stars and being disoriented, only to return to the fray a few plays later.

If a Simple Mouthguard Can Prevent Concussions, Why Isn't the NFL All Over It?

Paula Duffy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Paula Duffy

While a concussion policy in the league has been instituted to prevent players from being forced back onto the field without regard to their health, prevention seems to be the solution in the long run.