Palladino: Gifford Reminds Us That Football Is Play At Your Own RiskIt is one of the NFL’s flag-raiser photos, one of several Iwo Jima’s that stand right up there with a kneeling Y.A. Tittle bleeding from his bald head in the end zone.
Frank Gifford's Family Says CTE Found In Giants Legend's BrainThe family of Pro Football Hall of Famer Frank Gifford says signs of the degenerative disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy were found in his brain after his death.
Autopsy: Former Giant Tyler Sash Overdosed On Pain MedicationsFormer NFL and Iowa safety Tyler Sash died from an accidental overdose after mixing two powerful pain medications.
Parents Of Area Youth Football Players Appear Much More Informed About ConcussionsThe recent attention on brain trauma caused by playing football is nothing new, but now it’s putting the focus on parent knowledge of how to protect their kids from concussions.
Jared Max: Joseph Maroon's Comments About CTE Were Misleading, IrresponsibleDr. Maroon declared that CTE is a "rare phenomena" that "although real, is being over-exaggerated and being extrapolated to youth football and to high school football."
Silverman: Stunning Retirements Across NFL Overshadow Revis Signing, Big TradesThe most noteworthy announcements at the start of the league year may have been the early retirements of San Francisco linebacker Patrick Willis, Tennessee quarterback Jake Locker and Pittsburgh linebacker Jason Worilds.
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.
Jared Max: Surgeon General Ought To Warn Everyone About Dangers Of FootballHow would you react if you came home from work one evening and found your 9-year-old son smoking a cigarette? Would you revoke his cellphone, Internet and TV privileges before, or after you drove him to football practice?
Researchers Link Heading In Soccer to Degenerative Brain DiseaseCTE is a degenerative brain disease linked to repeated blows to the head. Typically, it's been found in football players and boxers, but now a soccer player has become the first in his sport to be publicly named with the disease.
On WFAN: Tony Dorsett Says He's Dealt With Depression, Suicidal ThoughtsDorsett says his quality of life is deteriorating along with his memory. And when asked on WFAN radio if he's dealt with depression or suicidal thoughts, the Hall of Fame running back admitted that yes, he has.
Kallas: Should You Let Your Child Play Tackle Football? The debate has been swirling now for a number of years. With the recent publication of the book, "League of Denial," and, more importantly -- for our purposes -- the "FRONTLINE" documentary of the same name, a more intelligent discussion can be had on the subject.
Family Of Junior Seau Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against NFLThe family of Junior Seau has sued the NFL, claiming the former linebacker's suicide was the result of brain disease caused by violent hits he sustained while playing football.