Beaned By Scoreboard Pin, Bucket-Wearing Cubs Fan 'Never Knew What Hit Me'Kyle McAleer feels lucky to be alive, a week after a piece of the Wrigley Field scoreboard pelted the bucket-wearing Cubs fan on the head.
Suit: New Trier Cheerleading Coaches Acted With 'Indifference' Before Student Suffered Head InjuryLess 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 Investigators: Schools Using Football Helmets With Low Safety Ratings2 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.
3 Reasons Why FIFA Needs To Pay More Attention To ConcussionsTo 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.
Washington Heights Infant's Death Ruled A HomicideThe 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.
Duerson's Family Creates Safety Program For Indiana School AthletesThe 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.
Police Sergeant Injured In Fall On The JobA Chicago Police sergeant is recovering after he fell on the job.
Columnist: Seabrook Should Have Been Taken Out Right AwayA Vancouver columnist is taking the NHL to task after the Blackhawks’ Brent Seabrook took a hit to the head Sunday night.
Ordinance Would Yank Possibly Concussed StudentsTwo key city council members want schools to pull athletes out of play if they show signs of concussion head injury.