Keidel: It's A Shame CTE Research Makes So Many Football Fans DefensiveAn alarming - though should not be shocking - study was published last week, regarding the overwhelming number of former NFL players who left the game with their brains swathed in CTE.
Giants' Mara On WFAN: 'I'm Not Comfortable' With NFL Player Safety Yet"It's a major issue for us," Mara said. "It's one that we're putting hundreds of millions of research into."
Brain Disease Found In Nearly All Football Players StudiedResearch on 202 former football players found evidence of brain disease in nearly all of them, from athletes in the NFL, college and even high school.
NFL Says Injuries Down This Season, Including ConcussionsEmphasizing that players are doing more self-reporting of head injuries, the league released data Thursday that show overall concussions for the preseason and regular season were down from 275 in 2015 to 244 in 2016.
Donald Trump Mocks 'Softer NFL Rules' On ConcussionsThe Republican presidential nominee was struck by the toughness of a woman who fainted Wednesday and then returned to the audience, according to multiple media reports.
NFL Pledging $100 Million More To Address Head InjuriesUnder the initiative, $60 million will be devoted toward developing technology such as improved helmets and $40 million will be allotted for medical research.
Report: NFL Sought To Influence Study On Brain InjuriesNew Jersey Rep. Frank Pallone says the league tried to strong-arm the National Institutes of Health into taking the project away from a researcher that the NFL feared was biased.
Report: NFL Used Incomplete Data To Downplay ConcussionsThe research was published in 13 peer-reviewed articles and pointed to by the NFL as scientific evidence that brain injuries did not cause long-term problems for players.
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.
Namath: If I Knew Then What I Know Now, I Wouldn't Have Played FootballThe Hall of Famer told WPBF-TV that had he known about the kind of damage playing football would cause later in life, he never would have suited up.