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First Trailer For ‘Concussion’ Starring Will Smith

Will Smith stars as a doctor that takes on the NFL on the dangers of concussions in professional sports.

08/31/2015

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 27: Klay Thompson #11 of the Golden State Warriors lays on the court after getting injured during a game against the Houston Rockets in Game Five of the Western Conference Finals during the 2015 NBA Playoffs on May 27, 2015 at ORACLE Arena in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015 NBAE (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Warriors’ Klay Thompson Returns To Practice, Expects To Play In NBA Finals

Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson is one step away from being cleared to play in the NBA Finals.

06/01/2015

Klay Thompson #11 of the Golden State Warriors is injured in the fourth quarter against the Houston Rockets during game five of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 27, 2015 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Klay Can’t Play: Thompson’s Status For Finals In Question Following Concussion Diagnosis

Warriors Guard Klay Thompson has been diagnosed with a concussion and won’t be able to step on the court again until he passes the NBA’s required tests.

05/29/2015

Chris Borland (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Borland To Return Over $400,000 To 49ers Following Early Retirement

Ex-49er linebacker Chris Borland decided to walk away from football last week, and he has since confirmed to CBS that he’ll leave some of his money behind.

03/23/2015

Chris Borland (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Ex-49er Borland On Concussion, Brain Damage Fears: ‘Too Many Tragedies For Me To Be Comfortable Playing’

(CBS News) — “Too much unknown” is prompting Chris Borland, one of the most promising NFL rookies, to retire from football after one season with the San Francisco 49ers. The 24-year-old linebacker’s announcement brought the […]

03/19/2015

SANTA CLARA, CA - NOVEMBER 02: Tre Mason #27 of the St. Louis Rams is tackled by Chris Borland #50 of the San Francisco 49ers during the fourth quarter at Levi's Stadium on November 2, 2014 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

49ers Linebacker Chris Borland Retiring Over Concussion Concerns

49ers linebacker Chris Borland has decided to call it quits after just one season in the league over health concerns, reports ESPN’s Outside the Lines.

03/16/2015

Football helmets used by high school teams (KPIX)

Newer, Better High School Football Helmets Still No Guarantee Against Brain Injuries

“If you move from a one-star helmet to some of the better four and five star helmets, you cut your concussion rate in half.” KPIX 5’s comprehensive database reveals which helmets schools are using, and why some may be putting some students at greater risk of brain injuries.

10/02/2014

Former 49er Terry Tautolo. (Source: CBS13)

Former 49er Who Became Homeless After Football Career Gets Help From Past Coach

A former 49er who was part of the team’s first Super Bowl win in 1981 was left homeless after concussions ended his NFL career, and left him homeless is getting his life back thanks to a coach.

08/18/2014

In this 2008 photo former Stanford quarterback Trent Edwards suffers a concussion while playing for the Buffalo Bills. (Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

NFL Agrees To Remove Cap On Concussion Damages

The NFL has agreed to remove a cap on concussion-related damages after a judge questioned whether a proposed settlement provided enough money to cover retired players.

06/25/2014

SEATTLE, WA - JANUARY 11: Wide receiver Percy Harvin #11 of the Seattle Seahawks is on the field after free safety Rafael Bush #25 of the New Orleans Saints was called for an unnneccesary roughness penalty in the first quarter during the NFC Divisional Playoff Game at CenturyLink Field on January 11, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Harvin Out For NFC Championship

Just like in the regular season Percy Harvin’s return to the field in the postseason was short lived as Harvin will not be playing against San Francisco this weekend.

01/18/2014

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