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Another high school football season will soon be coming to a close. It's the first season on the books since a new Indiana law took effect July 1 to try and better protect high school athletes when it comes to concussions. So has the new law worked? ...
CHICAGO (AP) — Cheerleading isn't just jumping and waving pompoms — it has become as athletic and potentially as dangerous as a sport and should be designated one to improve safety, the nation's leading group of pediatricians says. The number...
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND -- In a topsy-turvy week for the top of the Notre Dame quarterback depth chart, the only sure thing now about Saturday is that freshman Gunner Kiel won't be starting. Sophomore Everett Golson, junior relief specialist Tommy Rees, and, yes,...
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND -- Awareness is growing about the long-term danger of concussions and other head injuries, but there is still much that needs to be studied, according to two physicians who regularly treat such cases. One thing is clear: "Athletes should never...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA reports that the rate of football-related concussions has remained steady over the past eight years. According to the NCAA's Injury Surveillance Program, there were 2.5 concussions reported for every 1,000 game-...
SOUTH BEND – As researchers learn more about the effects of concussions, coaches, players and their doctors are being more careful about when they let injured players back on the field. Concussions are considered a minor brain injury but several...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota Vikings cornerback Chris Cook and tight end Kyle Rudolph are recovering from concussions. Both players were banged up in Friday's preseason game against Buffalo and held out of Sunday's practice as a precaution....
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Seven former players have sued the NFL in Philadelphia over concussion-related injuries, the first potential class-action lawsuit of its kind. The players accuse the league of failing to protect their health and of trying to...
CHICAGO (AP) — The family of former Chicago Bears player Dave Duerson filed a wrongful death suit against the NFL on Thursday, claiming the league didn't do enough to prevent or treat the concussions that severely damaged his brain before he...
Less than a month from the first game of the season, coaches from the Granger Rocket Football League gathered Tuesday to talk about the sport. Not about plays or strategy, but about safety. "There's a lot of emphasis on concussions and trying to...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterSOUTH BEND -- There were touches of unpredictability scattered throughout Wednesday's Notre Dame football practice, its fifth of fall training camp overall but first in full pads. The musical backdrop during stretching and early drills took a hairpin...
SOUTH BEND — In a statement issued through a family friend Tuesday, the family of Corwin Brown thanked friends, former teammates, coaches and police who helped save his life. "Corwin inflicted the most serious harm to himself and his family with...
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