Less than a month after three other cheerleaders were hurt in separate practices, a fourth New Trier High School cheerleader suffered a head injury after she was dropped while attempting a “full down” in fall 2012.
2 Investigator Dave Savini took helmets belonging to a middle-school player and had them tested at a Virginia lab. The outcome raises concerns for many young players.
To many-a-fan’s dismay, some players were noticeably ‘out of it’ and even collapsed after sustaining a head injury during play. While getting injured is something that can happen in any sport, certain protocols need to be followed to ensure player safety.
The state Department of Children & Family Services and Chicago Police are investigating the death of Tayshaun Dyson, who was found unresponsive at his home in the 8900 block of South Throop Street.
The family and friends of the late Dave Duerson, who spent seven seasons with the Chicago Bears, have created a program to help Muncie, Ind., high school and middle school athletes who suffer head injuries.
A Chicago Police sergeant is recovering after he fell on the job.
A Vancouver columnist is taking the NHL to task after the Blackhawks’ Brent Seabrook took a hit to the head Sunday night.
Two key city council members want schools to pull athletes out of play if they show signs of concussion head injury.