- Kiwi rugby league player retires with concussion symptoms Updated: Apr-29-15 5:59 pm
ST. HELENS, England - Former New Zealand international Lance Hohaia says he is quitting rugby league because of "recurrent post-match concussion-type symptoms," more than six months after being knocked unconscious by an opponent's punch.
- EXCHANGE: Operation Horses and Heroes helping veterans Updated: Apr-29-15 6:08 am
WOODSTOCK, Illinois - Mike McGonigal had never saddled a horse before.
- Boy, 11, dies from head injuries suffered in ATV accident Updated: Apr-28-15 11:32 am
HAMDEN, New York - An 11-year-old upstate New York boy who was hospitalized after an all-terrain vehicle accident has died.
- Ex-Bears star's family to appeal NFL concussion settlement Updated: Apr-23-15 6:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA - The family of late Pro Bowl safety Dave Duerson will appeal this week's NFL concussion settlement amid concerns it doesn't include future awards for the brain decay diagnosed after his 2011 suicide.
- 'Concern' about appeals of NFL concussion case settlement Updated: Apr-23-15 3:23 am
It's been four years since lawsuits connected to concussions were first filed against the NFL, and even now that a settlement agreement finally has been approved by a federal judge, none of the hundreds of millions of dollars available to thousands of former players will be paid until any appeals are heard - and, after that, until claims are assessed.
- Man charged after toddler suffers serious head injuries Updated: Apr-20-15 4:37 pm
LAFAYETTE, Indiana - A central Indiana man faces three felony charges after an 18-month-old girl suffered life-threatening head injuries while in his care.
- Lawyer to judge: New NCAA head-injury deal as bad as first Updated: Apr-17-15 6:38 pm
CHICAGO - A dissenting plaintiff's attorney told a federal judge Friday that a reworked class-action head-injury settlement with the NCAA is as bad as the one the same judge rejected in December - though other attorneys defended it.
- Study: Brain scans may identify concussion-related disease Updated: Apr-06-15 3:30 pm
NEW YORK - A brain-scanning technique might one day help identify people with a disease linked to concussions in football and other sports, an illness now diagnosed only after death, a small study suggests.