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  • Bounties, Seau's death shine spotlight on head injuries

    Bounties, Seau's death shine spotlight on head injuries
    Growing up in Sacramento, Bears linebacker Lance Briggs found inspiration from a fellow Californian who threw his No. 55 jersey around with reckless abandon the way Briggs eventually would.
  • Brain damage and the Boston bombing

    Brain damage and the Boston bombing
    When it came out that suspected Boston bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev was a former Golden Gloves boxer, I wondered if there might be a connection. It's not that boxers are necessarily violent people outside the ring, but boxers are subject to brain damage...

    Backlash is startling after NHL is sued over repetitive brain injuries

    Backlash is startling after NHL is sued over repetitive brain injuries
    Ask any former NHL player who's about 45 or older if he ever had a concussion and he's likely to say he got his bell rung once or twice but went back out and played. It was unthinkable not to. Stoicism was — and is — as much a part of the game...

    NFL must think we're all brain-damaged

    NFL must think we're all brain-damaged
    Welcome to the Chicago stop of the NFL’s "Hypocrisy Across America Tour." The NFL, whose sport causes brain damage, paid off a bunch of former players who have brain damage without admitting it contributed to the brain damage. Anyone who...

    Steve James' documentary on concussions in sports still timely and should give all pause

    Steve James' documentary on concussions in sports still timely and should give all pause
    Steve James' provocative documentary on concussions in sports, "Head Games," explores the science and indicts the powerful. But his storytelling truly excels when everyday moms, dads and kids reveal their hopes, fears and grief. A Hampton native,...