Hall of Fame running back Tony Dorsett is among the 4,500 retired players suing the league over concussions

Cap Lifted on NFL Concussion Suit Settlement: What It Means

NFL Concussion Suit Cap Lifted: What It Means and What’s Next   The NFL and the attorneys representing 4,500 retired players announced a revised settlement agreement in the NFL concussion litigation, lifting restrictions on monies awarded to plaintiffs who

Barack Obama

Obama Concerned About Concussions in Youth Sports

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is a lover of games played on hard courts, grassy diamonds and in 10-yard increments. His two daughters are active in sports and, like many parents with children on athletic teams, he worries


Study: Concussions Less Prevalent In Young Players

A new study shows that the youngest football players are less likely to suffer concussions

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Magic’s Nikola Vucevic Suffers Concussion

Orlando Magic’s Nikola Vucevic took a nasty fall after rolling off Blake Griffin’s back and landing on his head and hip during the third quarter against the L.A. Clippers Monday night. He walked off on his own power and


Opt Outs Could Derail Concussion Settlement

If enough retired players choose to “opt out” of the proposed settlement, the settlement will be scuttled.

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NHL Has No Comment After NFL Concussion Settlement

The NFL has reached a $765 million settlement, which if approved by a judge, will end months of mediation and a concussion lawsuit. The money will help fund medical exams and research as well as pay former players suffering

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NFL, Players Reach Concussion Deal

The NFL has reached a tentative $765 million settlement over concussion-related brain injuries among its 18,000 retired players, agreeing to compensate victims, pay for medical exams and underwrite research. A federal judge announced the agreement Thursday after months of


Tuck: Football Players Know The Risk

Players like Clinton Portis knew what was at stake when they played. Now they want more for their injuries.