Liguori: Namath Serious About Helping Those With Traumatic Brain Injuries, Hopes NFL Does MoreNamath spoke at the Head Injury Awareness and Prevention Celebrity Sports Forum at the New York Institute of Technology's Center for Sports Medicine to increase awareness of protecting school-aged athletes from concussions.
Former Jets Star Gastineau: I Have Several Health ProblemsMark Gastineau is trying to help sack safety issues in football. And the former New York Jets sack-dancing star wants to use himself as an example of the dangers of playing the game.
Block: It's Time For NFL To Pull The Plug On Thursday GamesSimilar to a punishing hit delivered after the whistle, Thursday Night Football is unnecessary and dangerous.
Supreme Court Leaves $1 Billion NFL Concussion Settlement In PlaceThe Supreme Court on Monday rejected the final two challenges to the estimated $1 billion settlement between the NFL and thousands of its former players who have been diagnosed with brain injuries linked to repeated concussions.
Palladino: NFL Must Listen To Harry Carson On Concussion DangersHarry Carson won’t let his 6-year-old grandson play tackle football. Not at any age, not in any program.
AP Survey: Concussions Are Not Most NFL Players' Chief ConcernLess than half of the group — only 39 of the 100 players — said they are more worried about the long-term effects of concussions than those of other injuries.
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.
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.
Judge OKs 65-Year Deal Over NFL Concussions; Could Cost $1BA federal judge has approved a potential $1 billion plan to resolve thousands of NFL concussion lawsuits filed by retired players.
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.
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.
New Study Sheds More Light On Seriousness Of Concussions In Youth FootballNFL veterans who started playing tackle football before the age of 12 are more likely to have cognitive difficulties after their careers, according to a study published on Wednesday in the journal Neurology.
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?
NFL, Former Players Reach 'Extraordinary Settlement' On Concussion-Related ClaimsA federal judge on Monday granted preliminary approval to a landmark deal that would compensate thousands of former NFL players for concussion-related claims.