NFL Great Nick Buoniconti Donates Brain To Head Injury Research Once one of the most feared players on the NFL gridiron, Nick Buoniconti says the deterioration of his brain has left him less than "half the man I used to be."
49ers Legends Establish Fund To Care For Former Players In NeedSan Francisco 49ers legends are joining forces in an unprecedented effort to offer a hand-up to former teammates in need.
Report: Brain Disease Found In 90% Of Football Players StudiedResearch on 202 former football players found evidence of a brain disease linked to repeated head blows in nearly all of them, from athletes in the National Football League, college and even high school.
Jeff Hardy Opens Up About TNA Wrestling, Concussion Fears, New AlbumJeff Hardy, TNA wrestler and musician, is a modern-day renaissance man, even among the eccentric characters in pro wrestling.
Domestic Violence Victims' Brain Damage Similar To NFL PlayersThere were no collisions with burly linemen in Susan Contreras' past. Her headaches, memory loss and bouts of confused thinking were a mystery until doctors suggested a probable cause: domestic violence.
Former Football Players Sue Stanford University, NCAA, PAC-12 Over Mishandled ConcussionsStanford football players are suing the university, NCAA and Pac-12 conference alleging they knew about concussion dangers, but did nothing.
NFL Admits That There 'Certainly' Is A Link Between CTE And FootballOfficials with the National Football League state that a degenerative brain disease has been linked to football.
Panthers, Broncos Players Suffer Super Bowl ConcussionsPanthers wide receiver Corey "Philly" Brown and Broncos linebacker Shaquil Barrett suffered concussions during Super Bowl 50, according to the NFL.
Former LB Bill Romanowski: Most NFL Players Likely Have CTEBill Romanowski sustained 20 documented concussions, and certainly more he doesn't know about, during his 16-year NFL career as a linebacker.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Fumbles Over ConcussionsNFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said there has been a "culture change" when it comes to concussions, but then made a flippant comment Friday.
NFL Critic Crashes News Conference About ConcussionsAn uninvited guest at the NFL's annual pre-Super Bowl news conference about health and safety, Chris Nowinski stood nearby and listened Thursday as one of the league's chief advisers about concussions declined to acknowledge a link between football and the brain disease called CTE.
NFL Players Battle Concussions To Get To The Super Bowl ChampionshipThe Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers are heading to Super Bowl 50 in Santa Clara on Sunday, but the fight to get to Sunday’s big game has been especially hard for those players on both teams who have suffered concussions this season.