- The brain or a game, former player Utecht asks Updated: Aug-05-15 2:06 am
EDS NOTE: Ben Utecht was a standout tight end for the University of Minnesota who played in the NFL for six years, becoming a starter and winning a Super Bowl with the Indianapolis Colts in 2006. He retired in 2009 due to multiple concussions and memory loss. Utecht is now a national speaker, concussion advocate, and musician.
- Scott Rodeo replaces Russ Warren as Giants team doctor Updated: Aug-01-15 2:11 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, New Jersey - Dr. Russ Warren is stepping down as the New York Giants team doctor after 31 years.
- Coaches, doctors are top earners at University of California Updated: Jul-29-15 5:22 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - The University of California had 28 employees who made more than $1 million last year - an elite group comprised of athletic coaches, doctors and hospital chief executives.
- Judge in California dismisses soccer concussion lawsuit Updated: Jul-17-15 8:20 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - A federal judge in California dismissed a lawsuit alleging the U.S. Soccer Federation and other organizations had not done enough to reduce the risk of injury from concussions and repetitive "heading" of balls.
- New study banning headers only part of stopping concussions Updated: Jul-14-15 9:03 am
AURORA, Colorado - A group of scientists checked a decade's worth of data about what causes concussions in high school soccer. Their conclusion: While a ban on heading would help decrease head injuries, what the game really needs is better enforcement of rules restricting all sorts of player-to-player contact.
- Rough play is riskier than heading in youth soccer: Study Updated: Jul-13-15 1:46 pm
CHICAGO - Heading takes the heat in youth soccer, but limiting rough play might be a better way to prevent concussions and other injuries, a nine-year study of U.S. high school games suggests.
- Indianapolis football player dies after medical emergency Updated: Jul-09-15 3:45 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - An Indianapolis school district says a high school football player has died after experiencing a medical emergency during practice.
- Russian hockey rocked as team doctor alleges coach beat him Updated: Jul-09-15 11:42 am
MOSCOW - Russia's champion ice hockey team SKA St. Petersburg has been rocked by allegations that its head coach punched and kicked the team doctor, leaving him badly hurt.