Head injuries

In this Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017 photo, Marc Buoniconti talks during an interview in New York. On the right is a photograph of the former Citadel player with his father, Nick Buoniconti. Buoniconti wants to see youth football banned. A former college player who was paralyzed during a game and now a spokesman for the Miami Project, Buoniconti believes children's brains are put in jeopardy with every hit. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
September 23, 2017 - 3:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A victim himself of the sport, Marc Buoniconti wants youth football banned. He hasn't always felt that way. Now, as his Buoniconti Fund and the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis also researches head trauma, the former college linebacker paralyzed from the shoulders down in a game...
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September 22, 2017 - 6:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The National Football League injury report, as provided by the league (OUT: definitely will not play; DNP: did not practice; LIMITED: limited participation; FULL: Full participation): Sunday BALTIMORE RAVENS vs. JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS at London — RAVENS: OUT: CB Jaylen Hill (thigh), T...
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September 19, 2017 - 3:56 pm
EASTON, Pa. (AP) — Prosecutors say a 19-year-old Pennsylvania college freshman and lacrosse player who died from blunt-force head injuries had been drinking alcohol and likely fell in his dorm room and hit his head. District Attorney John Morganelli says lacrosse recruit McCrae Williams, of Weston...
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September 15, 2017 - 4:07 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Health problems forced Brittany Bowe to step away from the speedskating oval, a decision that the former world champion described as one of the toughest that she's had to make in her life. Concussion symptoms that started after a crash on the ice last summer are becoming less...
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September 14, 2017 - 4:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The blaring, grinding noise jolted the American diplomat from his bed in a Havana hotel. He moved just a few feet, and there was silence. He climbed back into bed. Inexplicably, the agonizing sound hit him again. It was as if he'd walked through some invisible wall cutting...
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September 14, 2017 - 1:16 pm
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady doesn't worry about concussions and considers them part of playing football, the New England Patriots quarterback says in a television interview to be broadcast this weekend. "I'm not oblivious to them," Brady tells CBS Sunday Morning. "I mean, I understand the...
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September 14, 2017 - 1:16 pm
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady doesn't worry about concussions and considers them part of playing football, the New England Patriots quarterback says in a television interview to be broadcast this weekend. "I'm not oblivious to them," Brady tells CBS Sunday Morning. "I mean, I understand the...
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September 12, 2017 - 12:03 pm
WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor quarterback Anu Solomon is going through his team's concussion protocol because of symptoms he felt after the last game. Bears coach Matt Rhule said Tuesday that Solomon "felt banged up, felt beat up" when he came in the day after a 17-10 loss to UTSA. Rhule had already...
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This combination of photos provided by Boston University shows sections from a normal brain, top, and from the brain of former University of Texas football player Greg Ploetz, bottom, in stage IV of chronic traumatic encephalopathy. According to a report released on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 by the Journal of the American Medical Association, research 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. (Dr. Ann McKee/BU via AP)
September 07, 2017 - 7:48 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Researchers are tackling fresh questions about a degenerative brain disease now that it has been detected in the brains of nearly 200 football players after death. The suspected cause is repeated head blows, an almost unavoidable part of contact sports. As a new NFL season gets...
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This combination of photos provided by Boston University shows sections from a normal brain, top, and from the brain of former University of Texas football player Greg Ploetz, bottom, in stage IV of chronic traumatic encephalopathy. According to a report released on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 by the Journal of the American Medical Association, research 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. (Dr. Ann McKee/BU via AP)
September 07, 2017 - 7:48 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Researchers are tackling fresh questions about a degenerative brain disease now that it has been detected in the brains of nearly 200 football players after death. The suspected cause is repeated head blows, an almost unavoidable part of contact sports. As a new NFL season gets...
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