Deaths From Brain, Heart Problems Higher For NFL Than MLBBrain diseases caused or contributed to 39 NFL deaths compared with 16 deaths among baseball players. That amounts to a nearly three times greater risk for NFL players, results that echo an earlier study comparing brain disease deaths in NFL players with the general population.
Brain Scans May Reveal Concussion Damage In Living AthletesExperimental scans found higher levels of an abnormal protein tied to the disease in a study of former National Football League players who were having mood and thinking problems.
Former NFL player, Friend Of Donald Trump Jr., Dead In Apparent SuicideJason Hairston was also the founder of a hugely successful hunting apparel company KUIU, based in California.
Children Who Play Football Before Age 12 Show CTE-Related Symptoms Much SoonerNew study shows kids who play football before 12 will develop emotional symptoms associated with CTE much sooner than others.
Tackle Football For Kids Under 12 Could Soon Be BannedIt's a piece of legislation named after former Chicago Bear Dave Duerson.
Tregg Duerson, Mike Adamle To Testify On Proposed Youth Tackle Football BanThe son of Bears great Dave Duerson was in Springfield on Thursday to urge lawmakers to approve legislation aimed at preventing concussions in young football players.
Lawmaker: Ban Tackle Football For Kids 12 And Under"There's a magical period of brain development that happens in your child between eight and twelve. It's a terrible time to be hitting them in the head over and over again."
Illinois Lawmaker Seeking To Ban Tackling In Youth FootballA state lawmaker on Thursday planned to unveil legislation that would ban children under age 12 from playing tackle football in Illinois, in an effort to reduce head injuries.
Researchers May Have Detected CTE In A Living PersonFor the first time ever, researchers may have detected CTE or chronic traumatic encephalopathy in a living person.
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.
CTE Study: Widow Of Bears Player Recalls Ex-Athlete's Mental DeclineThe brain of the late Larry Morris was one of 111 studied by researchers, who came to jarring conclusions about CTE. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.
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.
Baffoe: Even In Its Ugliness, Football Finds A Way To Be DiscussedGale Sayers, Lance Briggs and Dwight Clark are among the recent revelations of those suffering in their post-playing life.
Jeff Hardy Opens Up About TNA Wrestling, Concussion Fears, New AlbumJeff Hardy, TNA wrestler and musician, is a modern-day renaissance man, even among the eccentric characters in pro wrestling.
For First Time, An NFL Exec Concedes To Link Between CTE, Football Head TraumaChronic traumatic encephalopathy is a disease linked to repeated brain trauma and associated with symptoms such as memory loss, depression and progressive dementia.