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.
In Wake Of Loss, Daniel Carcillo Conscious Of CTE RisksCarcillo's perspective is refreshing in light of NHL commissioner Gary Bettman's comments Thursday.
Gary Bettman: 'No Evidence' Of Link Between Hockey, Brain Trauma Disease CTEThe late Steve Montador, a former Blackhawk who died at 35, had CTE.
Baffoe: Fire Roger GoodellThe Ray Rice debacle is just the latest of missteps by NFL commissioner Goodell.
Baffoe: Josh Gordon and NFL IndividualityMarijuana makes football feel less bad, but the The Shield won't tolerate it.
Bernstein: NFL Must Ban Brandon MeriweatherIf the Roger Goodell wants to tout safety, there's an obvious move to make here.
NFL: 2 Players Violated Concussion Protocol Two players violated league concussion protocol during last weekend's wild-card games, according to a letter sent by the NFL's head, neck and spine committee chairmen to all team doctors and trainers.
Baffoe: Ryan Freel & The Hurt Of HustleWhen you see one of these great hustle plays from now on just know what you’re clapping it up for.
AP Study: Hits To Head Still Prevalent In NFL Almost once a game, an NFL player absorbs an illegal blow to the head or neck that could put his career — or worse — at risk.
Baffoe: ‘League Of Denial’ Causes Me To Face An AddictionAsk me why I keep watching, and I’ll tell you I enjoy it despite very much knowing and accepting the brutal negatives. And I’m not ready to walk away yet.
NFL, Players Reach Proposed $765M Settlement Of Concussion-Related Lawsuits The NFL and more than 4,500 former players want to resolve concussion-related lawsuits with a $765 million settlement that would fund medical exams, concussion-related compensation and medical research, a federal judge said Thursday.
Bernstein: Bad Baseball Means Ridiculous Bears CoverageThat’s what happens when both baseball teams are in the process of being sold for scrap.
Baffoe: NFL Retirees Getting A Soldier's TreatmentCelebrate them as they work for us, making us feel good. Buy stock in the slogans. Don attire supporting them. Forget about them once they can’t fight for us anymore. Am I talking about soldiers or football players?
Zbikowski On Possible CTE: 'Hopefully There Isn't Too Much Damage'At a time when brain trauma and chronic traumatic encephalopathy is at the forefront of NFL discussions, new Bears safety Tom Zbikowski may one day find himself in the center of that discussion.
NFL Expects To Have Independent Neurologists At Games In 2013 NFL general counsel Jeff Pash says he expects independent neurological consultants to be on sidelines during games next season to help diagnose and treat concussions.