Newer, Better High School Football Helmets Still No Guarantee Against Brain Injuries "If you move from a one-star helmet to some of the better four and five star helmets, you cut your concussion rate in half." KPIX 5's comprehensive database reveals which helmets schools are using, and why some may be putting some students at greater risk of brain injuries.
A’s McCarthy Encouraged With Progress From Head Surgery Brandon McCarthy’s hair is growing back fast and that big scar on the right side of his head is hardly noticeable anymore.
A’s Trainer: McCarthy Walking, Could Head Home SoonOakland Athletics pitcher Brandon McCarthy has walked a few steps and is making encouraging progress in his recovery from surgery after getting hit in the head by a line drive last week.
A’s Trainer: McCarthy Still In ‘Life-Threatening’ SituationOakland Athletics pitcher Brandon McCarthy remained in a “life-threatening” situation in a Bay Area hospital two days after being hit in the head by a line drive.
A’s McCarthy Alert After Brain Surgery, No Timetable For ReturnOakland A’s pitcher Brandon McCarthy was alert after undergoing surgery for a skull fracture and brain contusion caused by a line drive, team officials said Friday.
SF 49ers Co-Owner Lauds New Technology Aimed At Limiting ConcussionsSpeaking at the Commonwealth Club, Dr. John York said the league hopes to have new technology in place by the beginning of next year.
Teen Motorcycle Rider Killed, Passenger Hurt In San Jose CrashNeither the man nor the woman were wearing helmets.
Alameda 12-Year-Old Hit, Killed While Riding BicycleTeachers and students at an Alameda middle school are mourning the death of a 12-year-old student who was killed while riding his bike Monday afternoon.
Daily Madden: NFL Players Making 'Stupid' Decisions On Gear
Daily Madden: The Football Helmet DebateBest of John: The NFL is announcing new rules designed to protect players from helmet hits. And a Wall Street Journal article asks if it's time to retire the football helmet. Madden weighs in on the debate.