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frank wycheck
frank wycheck

Former Titans Tight End Frank Wycheck Believes he has CTE, Worries he Could "Snap"

Wycheck is concerned he could "snap" one day like many other former players who experienced his symptoms.
Joseph Flynn
2.7.17
ALABAMA
ALABAMA

Clemson's Deshaun Watson and Mike Williams Take Shots to the Head, Keep Playing

Targeting could have been called on both plays but the referees did not make the call. And Clemson's concussion protocol quickly cleared Mike Williams after a helmet-to-helmet hit.
Kevin Trahan
1.10.17
nfl concussion settlement
nfl concussion settlement

Supreme Court Rejects Appeals Filed by Objectors to NFL Concussion Settlement

The Supreme Court puts an end to appeals made by a class of objectors to the NFL's $765 million concussion settlement.
Sean Newell
12.12.16
Football
Football

Friday Night Lights Out: The Case for Abolishing High School Football

A Nevada school board candidate wants to eliminate high school football, and a handful of others are making a medical, ethical, and financial case against America's favorite prep sport. Their arguments are unpopular. But are they right?
Patrick Hruby
11.29.16
football reform
football reform

"Slaughter of the Innocents": When D.C. Considered Banning High School Football

In 1909, one woman kicked off a heated debate in the nation's capitol, pitting skeptical educators against football supporters about whether the sport belonged in schools at all.
Matt Chaney
11.29.16
Football
Football

No Tackling In Practice? Not a Problem in Ivy League Football

The Ivy League just finished its first season without full-contact tackling in practice. It's too soon to definitively state the new measure's effects, but other conferences are already curious.
Gregory Lee Sullivan
11.28.16
NHL
NHL

Former NHL Star Marc Savard Will Donate His Brain to Science for CTE Research

Savard, who suffered a career-ending injury in 2011, was diagnosed with six concussions throughout his career.
Kyle Cantlon
11.18.16
Technology
Technology

No, a New Blood Test Is Not Going to Help Football Sideline Testing

Calm down, people.
Aaron Gordon
11.17.16
NHL
NHL

How Concussions Ruined Michel Petit and Steve Payne’s NHL Careers

We spoke to the two former players about how concussions changed their lives and why they joined the class-action lawsuit against the NHL.
Joshua Kloke
11.15.16
NFL
NFL

NFL, NFLPA Say Concussion Protocol Worked for Cam Newton (But They're Changing It Anyway)

Everything is fine! We're changing it!
Sean Newell
10.19.16
NHL
NHL

Down Goes Brown's Grab Bag: Auston Matthews, and Why It's OK for Fans to Overreact

Fans will be fans, and part of that means getting overly giddy about one game, like Matthews' stunning debut.
Sean McIndoe
10.14.16
NFL
NFL

NFL Announces $100 Million Donation to...Someone to do...Something About Concussions

This all sounds great, as it is intended to.
Sean Newell
9.14.16