KCBS News Anchor Stan Bunger (who along with KCBS Sports Anchor Steve Bitker are the on-air duo known as KCBS Sports Fans) offers his unique sports analysis. (KCBS) – Let’s not kid ourselves here: football is dangerous, and the […]
Paying $1,100 for a bleacher seat or more than $20,000 for a pair of tickets in the first row of Fenway Park – prices for Wednesday’s Game 6 of the World Series are selling for record prices.
The NFL concussion dilemma will be highlighted again this week with the release of “League of Denial: The NFL Concussion Crisis.”
Concussions in sports were addressed at a conference at Santa Clara University on Thursday, with San Francisco 49ers legend Ronnie Lott as one of the main speakers.
The NFL agreed to pay more than three-quarters of a billion dollars to settle lawsuits from thousands of former players who developed dementia or other concussion-related brain disorders they say were caused by the very on-field violence that fueled the game’s rise to popularity and profit.
The American Academy of Neurology said athletes shouldn’t resume playing until they’ve been fully evaluated and cleared by a doctor or other professional with concussion expertise.
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – Former Oakland Raiders wide receiver Tim Brown is claiming former coach Bill Callahan sabotaged Oakland’s chances of winning the Super Bowl ten years ago by making late changes in the game […]
In the biggest study of its kind, researchers at Boston University analyzed the brains of deceased athletes and veterans (all of who had history of repeated head trauma), and found more than 80 percent had signs of CTE, or Traumatic Brain Encephalopathy.
Former Cal star and Detroit Lions running back Jahvid Best was honored Tuesday with the NFL’s Ed Block Courage award for his “steadfast dedication and determination” in trying to return to the field after suffering two more concussions last season. Best hasn’t played since game six last year, and is sidelined through this season.
Washington Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III was cleared for practice this week after suffering a concussion in Sunday’s loss to the Falcons. He left the game after he was hit hard when running with the ball near the sideline.