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Concussions

Deon Grant of the New York Giants is tended to by the Giants medical training staff. (Nick Laham/Getty Images)

SF 49ers Co-Owner Lauds New Technology Aimed At Limiting Concussions

Speaking at the Commonwealth Club, Dr. John York said the league hopes to have new technology in place by the beginning of next year.

08/30/2012

High school football

Group Launches Statewide Effort To Prevent Head Injuries Among Young Athletes

This comes as high school football season is getting set to begin in and around the Bay Area.

08/22/2012

Dennis Allen (NFL/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Challenges For New Raiders Coach

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/25/2012

Pittsburgh Steelers v San Francisco 49ers

GameDay: NFL Injuries

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.

KPIX 5–12/24/2011

NFL Power Rankings

Daily Madden: Is Alex Smith A Pro-Bowler?

49ers coach Jim Harbaugh said Alex Smith, the sixth-rated quarterback in the conference, should be one of the three NFC Pro Bowl QBs.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–12/21/2011

Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints dives into the endzone for a touchdown. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Why Offense Is King In NFL This Season

Three NFL quarterbacks have a chance to surpass Dan Marino’s single-season passing record this season.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–12/13/2011

Wide Receiver Jacoby Ford #12 of the Oakland Raiders catches a touchdown catch in front of Donald Strickland #30 of the San Diego Chargers a during their NFL game at Qualcomm Stadium on December 5, 2010 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Coach Is No Fan Of Thursday Football

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–11/09/2011

Trainers work on wide receiver Chris Owusu of the Stanford Cardinal. (Craig Mitchelldyer/Getty Images)

Stanford’s Owusu Out For Oregon Game After Latest Concussion

Chris Owusu has been ruled out for No. 3 Stanford against sixth-ranked Oregon while the wide receiver recovers from his latest concussion.

11/08/2011

John Madden (KCBS)

Daily Madden: Football Player Concussions

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/20/2011

Brain scan, MRI. (AP)

KCBS In Depth: Concussions And Other Brain Injuries

An interview with UCSF Neurosurgeon Mitchel Berger on the growing concerns over concussions and other head injuries in both professional and youth sports.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/12/2011

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