Concussions A Risk For Kids In All Types Of SportsThe latest research shows repeated head trauma can cause irreparable brain disease. As CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports, for parents whose kids are active, this can be extremely troubling, especially when you consider that almost any sport can leave your child with a concussion.
Boogaard's Brain Donated To ResearchDerek Boogaard's family has donated his brain to researchers who will check for damage that might have resulted from his career as an NHL enforcer.
Bernstein: Here's Why The NHL Won't Ban Head ShotsAfter a couple days of double-talk and phony-baloney posturing to mollify fans and sponsors, the decision-makers at the NHL’s GM meetings refused to ban the hits to the head that are causing a frightening number of concussions.
Thompson: More Head TraumaProgress is being made regarding head trauma and concussions in sports, it’s just taken longer than it should.
Probert Had Chronic Traumatic EncephalopathyBob Probert was able to see his former team the Chicago Blackhawks win a Stanley Cup before his passing, but before he passed he asked his brain to be donated for research. Researches studying his brain found that the enforcer had CTE.
Report: Probert Suffered From Degenerative Brain DiseaseFormer Blackhawks enforcer Bob Probert suffered from the same degenerative brain disease that has gained attention for its prevalence in NFL football players, according to published reports.
Shepkowski: Defending Chris CheliosFor those unaware tonight at the United Center is “Chris Chelios Heritage Night” as the Blackhawks host the rival Red Wings. The name Chris Chelios still brings up many sore memories for Blackhawks fans in this city, but I’m still confused as to why.
Probert's family will publsih memoirs
Remembering Bob Probert: How Could We Forget?