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Nfl Head Trauma

Brain Of Dead Ohio State Player To Be Examined Over Concussion History

AP | ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS and RUSTY MILLER | Posted 12.01.2014 | Sports

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A neuropathologist will look for signs of traumatic brain injury in an Ohio State athlete who was found dead in a trash bin of...

Mike Golic's Optimism for Safe Football Is Pure Fantasy

Brian Patrick Harmon | Posted 12.01.2014 | Sports
Brian Patrick Harmon

Forgive my pessimism, but as long as football continues to attract these types of "You hit like a girl!" gorillas to teach the game to children, no amount of Heads Up football is going to make the sport safer.

Why Don't Woodpeckers Get Concussions?

Ainissa G. Ramirez, Ph.D. | Posted 01.25.2014 | Science
Ainissa G. Ramirez, Ph.D.

American football is in the midst of a concussion epidemic, and many people are looking for solutions. We figured that one possible place to look for solutions is Mother Nature.

Con Games: Football Playing Head Games

Michael Conniff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Michael Conniff

Football on the pro and the collegiate level is on the brink of a catastrophe that you can see coming a mile away: somebody is going to die. Don't you think it might help if helmets wouldn't fall off?

NFL Acknowledges Long-Term Concussion Effects

New York Times | ALAN SCHWARZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

After weeks of transforming its approach to concussions and its research into their long-term effects among players, the N.F.L. not only announced Sun...