Speaking at the Commonwealth Club, Dr. John York said the league hopes to have new technology in place by the beginning of next year.
This comes as high school football season is getting set to begin in and around the Bay Area.
The Oakland Raiders have hired 39-year-old Broncos defensive coordinator Dennis Allen as their new head coach. Allen is the Raiders sixth head coach in the last ten years.
Earlier this week several former NFL players filed a lawsuit against the league over brain injuries that they say left them struggling with medical problems years after their playing days ended.
49ers coach Jim Harbaugh said Alex Smith, the sixth-rated quarterback in the conference, should be one of the three NFC Pro Bowl QBs.
Three NFL quarterbacks have a chance to surpass Dan Marino’s single-season passing record this season.
The Raiders face the San Diego Chargers Thursday, just a few days after suffering a disappointing loss to the Denver Broncos. John Madden told the KCBS morning crew he thinks that’s too little time between games.
Chris Owusu has been ruled out for No. 3 Stanford against sixth-ranked Oregon while the wide receiver recovers from his latest concussion.
John Madden talks about the death of former 49ers center Forrest Blue at age 65 who had been suffering from dementia for 15-20 years.
An interview with UCSF Neurosurgeon Mitchel Berger on the growing concerns over concussions and other head injuries in both professional and youth sports.