Oyster Bay Football Players Say They're Safer With High-Tech HelmetsOyster Bay, Long Island has begun use of football players with electronic sensors to help prevent head injuries.
Oyster Bay High School Using Helmets That Alert Of Hard Hits To HeadOyster Bay is the first school district on Long Island to equip its high school football players with electronic sensors designed to help prevent serious head injuries.
CDC Report: 69 Percent Of Student Athletes With Concussion Symptoms Don't Report ItStanding in front of the football field at Garfield High School, officials from the CDC and Rep. Bill Pascrell discussed the new report on Tuesday.
Chatelain: How Can NFL Fans Not Feel Guilty In Light Of Brain Disease Revelations?Football is simply supposed to be a source of entertainment for us. We fans never signed up for this expecting to grapple with such weighty life questions.
Local Moms Take Part In Concussion Awareness Clinic At Jets' Practice FacilityHow safe is football? Should you let your kids play? The NFL is out to educate the gatekeepers of the family, mothers.
Palladino: Hillis, Borland Show NFL Concussions No Laughing MatterThe Giants did Peyton Hillis a big favor when they cut him. They gave him a chance to preserve his brain by taking away the one incentive -- dollars -- that keeps players coming back.
Giants Punter Steve Weatherford To Donate Brain For Scientific ResearchGiants punter Steve Weatherford, along with former NFL wide receiver Sidney Rice, will donate his brain for scientific research after he passes away.
AP: NFL Claims Concussions Down 25 PercentWhen preseason games, plus preseason and regular-season practices, are included, the 202 concussions this season declined 12 percent from 2013, and 23 percent from 2012.
NYC Considers Bill Requiring Doctors At All Youth Football Games, Practices To Protect Athletes From ConcussionsWhat City Councilman Stephen Levin of Brooklyn is proposing is requiring a doctor at every youth football game, and a doctor or athletic trainer at any practice involving tackling.
Schwartz: SpeedFlex Football Helmet Enjoys Highly-Successful LaunchThe SpeedFlex helmet from Riddell burst onto the scene in 2014. Its safety features and unique design were a big hit among the initial players that made the switch.
Schwartz: A Q&A With Concussion Expert John Gallucci Concussions continue to be a huge topic of conversation in sports, particularly as it pertains to football.
NJ Congressman Wants Big Ten Probe After Concussed Michigan QB Left In GameRep. Bill Pascrell, co-founder of the congressional Brain Injury Task Force said he also wants the league's commissioner to establish penalties for violating concussion protocols.