After 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.
Dave Duerson’s decision to donate his brain for research will particularly help young athletes who are the most vulnerable to play-related injuries.
Jim McMahon was one of the most popular players on the most popular team in Chicago sports history. He helped make memories that Chicago Bears’ fan will never forget.
The NFL season’s theme seemed to be concussions. The focus looks to be turning toward the NHL’s concussions now. Concussions are on the rise in the NHL and it’s not because of illegal hits to the head.
Aaron Rodgers has already suffered two concussion this season. And if it wasn’t for the new helmet he started wearing, that number might have hit three against the Chicago Bears.
The Chicago Bears have been healthy all regular season long, and that health has continued into the playoffs. The Seattle Seahawks, on the other hand, may be without linebacker Lofa Tatupu.
Athletes playing for Chicago schools who show signs of a concussion will be prohibited from practicing or playing until they are given the OK by a medical professional, under a new ordinance passed by the City Council on Thursday.
Chicago public and private school student-athletes who exhibit “signs, symptoms or behaviors” tied to concussion would be yanked off the field and barred from returning without written medical clearance, under a crackdown advanced Wednesday.
Two key city council members want schools to pull athletes out of play if they show signs of concussion head injury.
Amid the joy of last weekend’s 25th-year reunion of the 1985 Bears came some sobering stuff from former quarterback Jim McMahon.
Rarely is something so immensely popular so uncomfortable. All eyes are on the NFL right now, both here in Chicago and across the country. The television colossus dominates the screens in our homes, on our […]
By Chris Collins– He’s our man Dent ……“That’s what people come to see” was his response when asked about today’s news, the devastating hit rule. The Super Bowl XX MVP was very open about his […]
By Chris Collins– Former Bears DE and current Saints defender Alex Brown was very outspoken about the latest news-maker in the NFL, the new devastating hit rule. Brown told The Mully and Hanley Show, “we’re […]
Jay Cutler was asked directly yesterday if he had ever suffered a concussion before the one he sustained against the Giants. His answer? “No.” Cutler is either lying or extremely forgetful, since the Chicago Tribune […]
Barring any complications, I would expect Jay to start against the Seahawks.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Sabres goalie Ryan Miller is urging the NHL to “wake up” and severely punish Chicago defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson for his blind-side hit that knocked out Buffalo forward Jason Pominville. Miller says […]
Jay Cutler is just 27 years old. He has a long time to live. Help him live it.
After being sacked nine times and suffering a concussion Sunday night, Jay Cutler was back at practice Wednesday and could play next week against the Panthers.
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) Chicago Bears coach Lovie Smith sounded optimistic that quarterback Jay Cutler will be back soon from his concussion, although he would not say just how severe the injury is. Smith said […]
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Talk about determined. Notre Dame quarterback Dayne Crist finished off an opening scoring drive against Michigan last week even though he couldn’t see out of his right eye. Crist acknowledged Wednesday […]