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  • Paralyzed at 13, Ex-Pop Warner Football Player Dies

    by Stuart Goldman May 2016

    Donnovan Hill, who was paralyzed during a Pop Warner football game in 2011 at the age of 13, died Wednesday after complications from surgery.

  • Bowling Green Settles Concussion Suit for $712K

    by Jason Scott May 2016

    Bowling Green University will pay a former football player $712,000 to settle a lawsuit that claimed coaches and medical staff didn’t properly address his concussions.

  • Turf Industry Bolsters Defense of Crumb Rubber Safety

    by Paul Steinbach April 2016

    This article appeared in the April issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.

  • MLB Reportedly Approves Wearable Technology

    by Stuart Goldman April 2016

    Major League Baseball has approved two wearable technology devices for in-game use this season, The Associated Press reported Tuesday.

  • NHL Discussed Link Between Fights, Concussions

    by Jason Scott March 2016

    In recently unsealed emails, top NHL officials discussed possible links between fights, concussions and the deaths of three former players who died either due to suicide or drug overdose.

  • Eye-Tracking Device May Help Concussion Diagnoses

    by Jason Scott March 2016

    As concerns about concussions and head injuries continue to dominate the discussion when it comes to sports at all levels, businesses are flocking to find ways to prevent, treat and diagnose the condition in hopes of improving outcomes.

  • Lawsuit: Concussion Protocol Missteps Led to Paralysis

    by Jason Scott March 2016

    The family of a former football player at Belt High School in Montana filed a lawsuit this week, claiming negligence in a series of events that has left him paralyzed.

  • NFL Exec: Link Exists Between Football, Brain Diseases

    by Jason Scott March 2016

    For the first time, a high-ranking NFL official admitted that there is a link between the head trauma produced in football and degenerative brain diseases like chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE).

  • HS Wrestler Claims Competing Gave Him Herpes

    by Jason Scott March 2016

    A California high school wrestler who says he contracted a strain of herpes while competing in a wrestling match made a passionate call for the state wrestling championships to be canceled.

  • Bill Would Give Refs Concussion Overrule Power

    by Jason Scott March 2016

    In the name of player safety, lawmakers in Kentucky are considering adopting a law that would give high school sports officials power to decide whether a player can return to a game following a head injury.