NFL Charities is donating a total of $1.6 million for sports-related medical studies at 16 organizations this year, including a record $988,224 to 10 groups focusing on head injuries and neurological problems.
Safety Eric Smith will miss the New York Jets’ game at Pittsburgh on Sunday while recovering from a concussion.
Mets outfielder Jason Bay joined Boomer & Carton on Wednesday to discuss his healthy return to baseball and New York’s chances in 2011.
Commissioner Roger Goodell was planning to briefly stop by the hotel where the NFL’s head, neck and spine medical committee met Wednesday to hear from equipment makers. Goodell wound up listening in for a few hours.
Gov. Chris Christie signed into law a bill that requires coaches to remove any player who shows signs of a concussion. Those students would need to be cleared by a doctor before they can compete again.
The 27-year-old daughter of Mayor Bloomberg has suffered a concussion and fractured spine after taking a tumble from her horse during an upstate equestrian sporting tournament.
If the New York Giants are going to add to their knockout list of quarterbacks, it won’t be Seattle’s Matt Hasselbeck.
Athletes of all ages who are suspected of suffering a concussion should be evaluated by a specialist before they return to sports, a major doctors group said Monday.
On a night when the Chicago Bears wound up allowing 10 sacks, the most ever for them, Jay Cutler started taking a beating as soon as he stepped on the field.
New York Giants receiver Mario Manningham returned to practiced on Thursday, just days after suffering a concussion.
At the risk of sounding like a savage, folks need to calm down over this concussion business.
It was a rough day for quarterbacks on the opening Sunday of the NFL season. Kevin Kolb of the Philadelphia Eagles and Matt Moore of the Carolina Panthers left their games with concussions
Two New Jersey congressmen were scheduled to hold a hearing Wednesday aimed at raising awareness about the dangers of concussions in high school athletes.
As kids head back to school, a new law is on the books to better protect them if they suffer head injuries on the athletic field.
The number of children getting concussions has skyrocketed in recent years. Matt Gfeller (pictured) is among those who suffered a fatal brain injury during a varsity football game.