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Injury

In this 2008 photo former Stanford quarterback Trent Edwards suffers a concussion while playing for the Buffalo Bills. (Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

KCBS Sports Fans: Pro Sports Paying The Price For Legacy Of Violence

It’s a real quandary for the NFL, which has marketed its brand of sanctioned mayhem for many a year. Now, the league is trying to ease away from the madness a bit, imposing heavier fines on players who deliver blows to the head. The unintended consequence may be more injuries to the knees of players as tacklers aim lower.

11/13/2013

Arian Foster #23 of the Houston Texans.  (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Injury Sidelines SF Company’s Plans To Sell Shares In NFL Star

A season-ending injury to Houston Texan running back Arian Foster has also sidelined an IPO proposing to sell a stake in the football star’s future earnings.

11/12/2013

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Lanes Reopen After Injury Accident On I-580 In Livermore

All lanes of westbound Interstate Highway 580 in Livermore have reopened after a crash blocked lanes for around an hour, according to the California Highway Patrol.

11/05/2013

A driver was seriously hurt in a crash with a big rig in Fremont. (CBS)

Driver Seriously Hurt In Crash With Big-Rig In Fremont

A woman who was seriously injured when her car was hit by a dump truck on a busy thoroughfare in Fremont early Tuesday morning is expected to survive, police said.

08/20/2013

Jared Veldheer of the Oakland Raiders. (Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Raiders Lose Left Tackle Veldheer To Torn Triceps

The Oakland Raiders sustained a significant blow Wednesday with the news that starting left tackle Jared Veldheer will need surgery on his torn left triceps and will miss a significant portion of the upcoming season.

08/14/2013

Arizona St California Football

Injured Cal Safety Sebastian Released From Hospital

Cal Golden Bears safety Avery Sebastian was released from the hospital Tuesday, a day after he was injured in a hard collision during a scrimmage that had appeared to leave him immobilized.

08/13/2013

Oakland Raiders Rookie Camp

Calf Injury Resurfaces For Raiders Rookie OL Watson

Second-round pick Menelik Watson’s first practice of training camp lasted less than 30 minutes before the Oakland Raiders’ offensive lineman left the field after re-injuring a calf muscle in his left leg.

08/09/2013

Asiana Flight 214

Law Firm Says It’s Suing Boeing Over Asiana Crash

A Chicago law firm took steps to sue aircraft manufacturer Boeing Co. on behalf of 83 passengers from the Asiana Airlines flight that crash-landed in San Francisco.

07/16/2013

Maria Sharapova of Russia returns a shot to Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia during the Bank of the West Classic at the Taube Family Tennis Stadium at Stanford University on July 27, 2011. (Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Sharapova To Skip Bank Of The West Classic At Stanford

Maria Sharapova has withdrawn from next week’s Bank of the West Classic at Stanford because of a left hip injury suffered during Wimbledon.

07/15/2013

Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland Athletics. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

A’s Cespedes Not In Starting Lineup Wednesday Due To Hamstring

Oakland Athletics outfielder Yoenis Cespedes was unable to play Wednesday evening against the New York Yankees due to left hamstring tightness, and is unlikely to play Thursday as well.

06/12/2013

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