Borland To Return Over $400,000 To 49ers Following Early RetirementEx-49er linebacker Chris Borland decided to walk away from football last week, and he has since confirmed to CBS that he'll leave some of his money behind.
Ex-49er Borland On Concussion, Brain Damage Fears: 'Too Many Tragedies For Me To Be Comfortable Playing'
49ers Linebacker Chris Borland Retiring Over Concussion Concerns49ers linebacker Chris Borland has decided to call it quits after just one season in the league over health concerns, reports ESPN's Outside the Lines.
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.
Former 49er Who Became Homeless After Football Career Gets Help From Past CoachA former 49er who was part of the team’s first Super Bowl win in 1981 was left homeless after concussions ended his NFL career, and left him homeless is getting his life back thanks to a coach.
NFL Agrees To Remove Cap On Concussion DamagesThe NFL has agreed to remove a cap on concussion-related damages after a judge questioned whether a proposed settlement provided enough money to cover retired players.
Harvin Out For NFC ChampionshipJust like in the regular season Percy Harvin's return to the field in the postseason was short lived as Harvin will not be playing against San Francisco this weekend.
Warriors' Curry Out Vs. Grizzlies With 'Mild' ConcussionStephen Curry will not play for the Golden State Warriors against the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night because of what the team is calling a "mild concussion."
KCBS Sports Fans: Pro Sports Paying The Price For Legacy Of ViolenceIt’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.
Raiders' Pryor Making Progress From Concussion, Closer To Being ClearedOakland Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor took another step in his recovery from a concussion and faces one final test before getting clearance to play Sunday.
QB Terrelle Pryor Limited At Practice For Raiders Oakland Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor returned to practice on a limited basis Thursday, three days after being knocked out with a concussion, and his status for Sunday's game remains in question.
NFL Players Association Investigates Terrelle Pryor's Concussion, How Raiders Handled ItTerrelle Pryor's concussion has brought on some problems for the Oakland Raiders and their coach Dennis Allen. Now the NFLPA is investigating if Pryor should have been brought back on the field after taking a vicious hit.
Pryor Still Not Practicing, Flynn Might Get Start As Raiders QBQuarterback Terrelle Pryor is not practicing for the Oakland Raiders two days after suffering a concussion late in a loss to the Denver Broncos.
Pryor Doesn't 'Remember Much' From Monday NightOn Monday night, Oakland Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor got rocked while on a designed quarterback draw, left the game for evaluation and was ultimately diagnosed with a concussion. Come Tuesday morning, Pryor didn't "remember much" about the loss.
Daily Madden: Pryor Offers More Hope For Raiders FansThough overshadowed by another exceptional game from Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, Oakland Raiders QB Terrelle Pryor played well in a 37-21 Monday night loss. "He looks like he belongs there and the stage isn't too big," John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.