concussions

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Judge OKs 65-year Deal Over Concussions That Could Cost NFL Over $1 Billion

A federal judge has approved a settlement agreement that is expected to cost the NFL $1 billion over 65 years to resolve thousands of concussion lawsuits.

1090 The Fan–04/22/2015

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Sidney Rice Will Donate Brain To Science

Rice, appearing on “Fox & Friends,” said he has sustained approximately 10 concussions in his life

1090 The Fan–03/03/2015

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Bill To Expand Concussion Protections Considered By Montana Senators

Montana senators are contemplating whether to make it easier for school trainers and coaches to bench an athlete suspected of having a concussion and if that rule should apply to school-sponsored club sports.

1090 The Fan–02/19/2015

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NFL Says Concussions Down 25 Percent This Year

The rate of concussions among NFL players fell 25 percent this season, according to the league, even as injury reporting and trips to injured reserve list rose overall

1090 The Fan–01/29/2015

Alvaro Pereira of Uruguay receives treatment during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group D match between Uruguay and England at Arena de Sao Paulo on June 19, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (credit: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

3 Reasons Why FIFA Needs To Pay More Attention To Concussions

To many-a-fan’s dismay, some players were noticeably ‘out of it’ and even collapsed after sustaining a head injury during play. While getting injured is something that can happen in any sport, certain protocols need to be followed to ensure player safety.

07/11/2014

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Kacyvenski Compares Seahawks To Frank Sinatra

Former Seattle Seahawks Isaiah Kacyvenski joined The Steve Sandmeyer Show Wednesday and called the Super Bowl Champions ‘scary’ for the rest of the NFL.

1090 The Fan–05/15/2014

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Paul Allen To Fund Brain Injury Research

As the only owner of an NFL team with a brain research laboratory, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen is in a unique position to study whether repeated blows to the head can lead to dementia.

1090 The Fan–11/21/2013