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Concussions

Brain scan, MRI. (AP)

Nationwide Campaign On Brain Injuries Makes Stop In South Bay

A nationwide tour stopped at a South Bay high school on Tuesday to discuss growing safety concerns over concussions and head injuries.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/10/2011

John Madden (KCBS)

Daily Madden: NFL Players Making ‘Stupid’ Decisions On Gear

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – John Madden weighed in on new findings that many helmets being worn in the National Football League aren’t doing a good job at protecting against concussions. “Something like 45 percent of […]

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/10/2011

John Madden (KCBS)

Daily Madden: Butler’s Success, Video Game Concussions

John Madden told the KCBS morning crew Monday the team’s success is a result not only of excellent coaching, but superb recruiting as well.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/04/2011

John Madden (KCBS)

Daily Madden: Giant Decision On Belt; MLB Concussions

(KCBS) – The San Francisco Giants have a difficult decision on whether rookie first baseman Brandon Belt will join the team on Opening Day or be sent to Triple-A Fresno. During his daily chat with the […]

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/30/2011

John Madden (KCBS)

Daily Madden: The Concussion Factor

A proposal to extend the NFL season by two games is a key issue in negotiations between the owners and players. But would that lead to more injuries, including concussions?

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/10/2011

John Madden (KCBS)

Daily Madden: The QB’s Role In Preventing Downfield Injuries

John Madden is concerned about what he sees as a troubling trend: more NFL quarterbacks “throwing into a collision.”

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/01/2011

Patrick Willis of the 49ers

49er Willis Says NFL Crackdown On Hits Unreasonable

The NFL’s leading tackler over the past three seasons believes the league is placing unreasonable restrictions on its defensive players.

CBS San Francisco–10/20/2010

Keena Turner (Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Pinole Student Athletes Hear About The Dangers Of Concussions

An East Bay lawmaker was joined by some NFL representatives in Pinole today to talk to student athletes about the dangers of concussions.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–10/11/2010

ER Visits for Concussions Soar Among Kid Athletes

CHICAGO (AP) _ Emergency room visits for school-age athletes with concussions has skyrocketed in recent years, suggesting the intensity of kids’ sports has increased along with awareness of head injuries.

08/30/2010

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