School officials often deny requests for generalized concussion data, incorrectly citing privacy laws such as the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act. Sometimes concussion information isn't bein
As teams prepare for training camps, the NFL has provided them data showing that preseason concussions increased by 73 percent last year.
A new study conducted by the McGill University Health Centre finds athletes today are much more aware of the dangers of concussions – but most are still playing through a suspected brain injury.
Former Alabama football player Les Williams is one of more than 100 former college players suing the NCAA over brain injuries.
The NCAA settled a lawsuit Friday with the family of a former University of Texas football player that accused the organization of being responsible for his brain injuries and death decades after h…
Researchers from VA Boston Healthcare System and Boston University released a new study Researchers put forth more evidence that playing tackle football before age 12 could lead to long-term consequences later in life which could influence legislators to ban younger children from playing the sport.
Debra Hardin-Ploetz, the widow of Texas-ex Greg Ploetz, is scheduled to appear in a Dallas courtroom, where her attorneys will argue that the NCAA is legally responsible for her husband's death.
NFL legend Brett Favre prefers to be remembered for ending youth tackle football in America than for his legendary career if it means saving kids from the severe head trauma.
The parents of Tyler Hilinski, the Washington State quarterback who died by suicide at 21, said an autopsy of his brain found evidence of a degenerative disease.
"We’ve seen CTE in kids as young as 17. But now, we’re talking about the youngest when he stopped playing football was 14."