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Indianapolis Colts coach Jim Caldwell, left, looks on as coaches tend to wide receiver Austin Collie during the second quarter of an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Indianapolis, Sunday, Dec. 19, 2010. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

NFL Grants Nearly $1 Million To Concussion Research

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.

WFAN–12/21/2010

Eric Smith (credit: Doug Benc/Getty Images)

Concussion Forces Jets’ Smith To Sit Against Steelers

Safety Eric Smith will miss the New York Jets’ game at Pittsburgh on Sunday while recovering from a concussion.

WFAN–12/16/2010

December 15 - Jason Bay with Boomer & Carton

On WFAN: Healthy Bay ‘Itching’ To Play For Mets

Mets outfielder Jason Bay joined Boomer & Carton on Wednesday to discuss his healthy return to baseball and New York’s chances in 2011.

WFAN–12/15/2010

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

NFL Concussion Committee Against ‘Official’ Helmet

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.

WFAN–12/09/2010

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie (file)

New NJ Law Aims To Protect Student Athletes

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.

12/07/2010

Georgina and Michael Bloomberg

Mayor Bloomberg’s Daughter, 27, Hurt In Equestrian Event

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.

11/07/2010

(File/Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Seattle QB Hasselbeck Out Sunday Vs. Giants

If the New York Giants are going to add to their knockout list of quarterbacks, it won’t be Seattle’s Matt Hasselbeck.

WFAN–11/05/2010

An athlete is seen on the ground after suffering a mild concussion - File / Photo: Elsa/Getty Images

MD Group Says Specialist Should Review Concussions

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.

WFAN–11/01/2010

Jay Cutler #6 of the Chicago Bears gets sacked by Justin Tuck #91 and Chris Canty #99 of the New York Giants at New Meadowlands Stadium on October 3, 2010 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)

Cutler ‘Feeling OK’ After Giants’ Sack Attack

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.

WFAN–10/05/2010

(Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Mario Manningham Returns To Giants Practice

New York Giants receiver Mario Manningham returned to practiced on Thursday, just days after suffering a concussion.

WFAN–10/01/2010

D.J. Williams #55 of the Denver Broncos attempts to tackle Maurice Jones-Drew #32 of the Jacksonville Jaguars during the NFL season opener game at EverBank Field on September 12, 2010 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Keidel: Concussion Percussion

At the risk of sounding like a savage, folks need to calm down over this concussion business.

WFAN–09/23/2010

Matt Moore

Rough Day For Quarterbacks In Week 1

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

WFAN–09/12/2010

Hospital Bed (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Congressmen Examine Athlete 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.

09/08/2010

An athlete is seen on the ground after suffering a mild concussion - File / Photo: Elsa/Getty Images

New CT Law Focuses On Youngsters, Concussions

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.

09/02/2010

Matt Gfeller suffered a fatal brain injury playing varsity football (Photo/CBS 2)

Study: Concussions On The Rise Among Young Athletes

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.

08/30/2010

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