Former 49er TE Greg Clark Dies At 49; Suffered From CTEGreg Clark, who played at Stanford and with the San Francisco 49ers, has died of an undisclosed illness, but was suffering from chronic traumatic encephalopathy. He was 49.
Public Service Spot Compares Youth Tackle Football to SmokingA new PSA by the Concussion Legacy Foundation wants parents of young athletes to keep kids away from tackle football until they're age 14 to reduce the risk of chronic traumatic encephalopathy.
Youth Football Rules Changing For California PlayersWith youth football season getting ready for shoulder pads and helmets, coaches across California now have some new rules to dole out in addition to teaching slant patterns.
Newsom Signs Law Limiting Youth Full-Contact Football PracticesCalifornia's governor has signed a law limiting full-contact practices for youth football teams to reduce brain injuries.
Children Who Play Football Before Age 12 Show CTE-Related Symptoms Much SoonerNew study shows kids who play football before 12 will develop emotional symptoms associated with CTE much sooner than others.
O.J. Simpson Calls Kaepernick's Anthem Protest -- 'A Bad Choice'O.J. Simpson said he is concerned he has CTE and voiced criticism about Colin Kaepernick's protests in his first interview since his release from a Nevada prison nearly six months ago.
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.