CTE Found in 110 Out Of 111 Former Football Players' BrainsA new study on the link between repeated hits to the head among football players and brain disease is a stark reminder about the potential dangers of the sport.
Northwestern Neurologist Calls New CTE Study "Jaw Dropping"A new study in today's Journal of the American Medical Association is revealing some disturbing new findings about Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy or CTE.
Bernstein: David Haugh Is Wrong About Risks, Rewards Of FootballI can tell someone to base such important decisions on something more than logical fallacy, cheesy romanticism and complete unawareness of science, medicine and facts.
BU Hockey Reevaluating 'Culture' After Second Player Arrested For Sex ChargesIn the wake of the second arrest in 10 weeks of a Boston University hockey player for sexual assault allegations involving a female student, the school's president said the team is reevaluating its "culture and climate."
New Efforts Seek To Protect Kids From ConcussionsIn January 2011, the city of Chicago passed some of the most strict concussion legislation in the country, but it was just the beginning, as there are several efforts afoot to protect school-aged athletes from serious brain injuries.
Bernstein: Concussion Talk Obscures Dark TruthCommissioner Roger Goodell stood before the media at his annual Super Bowl state-of-the-league speech, and sounded as if he cared when addressing issues of player safety.
Bernstein: Duerson News Won't Change AnythingI wish I could agree with Rick Telander of the Chicago Sun Times. Really.
Autopsy Results To Be Released For Duerson's BrainResearchers from Boston University are set to announce autopsy results this morning for former Chicago Bear Dave Duerson, who committed suicide in February.