San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith threw a 14-yard touchdown pass in the second quarter of Sunday’s 24-24 tie against the Rams while playing with blurred vision before coming out with a concussion.
A study of former NFL players finds they were unusually prone to dying from degenerative brain disease, the latest indication that repeated blows to the head may cause serious trouble later on.
San Jose police are investigating a 16-year-old girl’s report that she was assaulted during a Sharks game at HP Pavilion while wearing the opposing team’s jersey.
Stanford University football players are assisting with concussion research as more parents seek medical treatment for their children’s head injuries.
The big storyline from Dallas’ incredible comeback win in San Francisco was Tony Romo’s ability to lead the team to victory despite suffering a puncture lung and broken ribs.
A concussion evaluation test already being used in professional sports is now being used more frequently in high school sports.
Golden State Warriors guard Monta Ellis has been diagnosed with a concussion from a hard fall on his head in Sunday night’s 104-103 loss to the Sacramento Kings.
An East Bay legislator is pushing for passage of her bill, which would provide better safety guidelines for students who suffer a concussion.