Concussions

Ex-UNC player's estate sues NCAA, ACC over concussions

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Representatives of Ryan Hoffman's estate are suing the Atlantic Coast Conference and the NCAA, saying they ignored the dangers of concussions and it led to Ryan Hoffman'...Read more

Costas: Football "destroys people's brains"

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Sportscaster Bob Costas says the future of football in America is clear and bleak and says he wouldn't let his children play the sport.Read more

High school hopes tackling robot will lower concussions

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A North Carolina high school football team has started hitting robots instead of each other.Read more


Trained eyes watching closely for concussions during NFL games

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Every play of every NFL game is full of collisions, and the potential for concussions.Read more

NFL making $40 million available for medical research

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A large proportion of last year's $100 million pledge will be dedicated to neuroscience, focusing on traumatic brain injury.Read more

KRAVITZ: Football kills or maims its players, so why do I still write about it? Good question

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To steal a line from former FBI director James Comey, I feel "mildly nauseous" every time I extol the virtues of the National Football League and the sport in general.Read more

Ohio court revives claims in Notre Dame concussion suit

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A state appeals court in Cleveland has ruled that the widow of a former Notre Dame football player can proceed with lawsuit claims that he was disabled by concussions...Read more

KRAVITZ: You have Colts quarterback questions, and I have answers – some, anyway

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Will Andrew Luck play Thursday? Who will start if he can't? Why is Matt Hasselbeck at ESPN and not in a Colts uniform? Bob Kravitz tackles these questions and more as...Read more

Former Ball State football player files lawsuit over concussions

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A former Ball State University football player has filed a federal lawsuit claiming he suffered several concussions while playing football for BSU - and was told by...Read more


Does your insurance cover sports-related concussions?

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School has started back up for most kids in our area, and if your child plays a sport, knowing the signs and symptoms of a concussion is important.Read more