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  • T.J. Ward: Low for hitting low? [Commentary]

    T.J. Ward: Low for hitting low? [Commentary]
    Three Sundays ago, during the New England Patriots' football game against the Cleveland Browns, the collective heart of Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass., stopped: In the middle of the third quarter, after tight end Rob Gronkowski caught a pass for twenty-one yards, Cleveland defender T.J. Ward dove in an attempt to bring Mr. Gronkowski down. Mr. Ward's helmet subsequently hit Mr. Gronkowski's knee, leading Mr. Gronkowski, once down, to clutch his knee in agony — it was immediately obvious that he was injured.
  • Bits & Pieces: Concussions in sports is too big of a problem to ignore any longer

    The numbers of kids playing football at the Pop Warner and youth levels in this country has dropped precipitously according to a report released this past week. For Pop Warner football alone, that's a drop of over 9 percent, or about 23,000 kids. The...

    Md. regents must wake up to the dangers of intercollegiate football

    Md. regents must wake up to the dangers of intercollegiate football
    When the regents of the University System of Maryland meet on Friday, they need to add to their agenda a discussion of Derek Sheely, the Frostburg State University student who died two years ago of head trauma sustained in football practice. Last month,...

    NFL, former players reach $765 million settlement over concussions

    NFL, former players reach $765 million settlement over concussions
    The National Football League and more than 4,500 retired players, including former Ravens and Baltimore Colts, reached a $765 million settlement Thursday over concussion-related lawsuits. The settlement comes a week before the NFL kicks off the 2013...

    Ex-Ravens QB Cullen Finnerty died of pneumonia, had degenerative brain disease, autopsy says

    Ex-Ravens QB Cullen Finnerty died of pneumonia, had degenerative brain disease, autopsy says
    Former Ravens reserve quarterback Cullen Finnerty died from pneumonia triggered by swallowing his own vomit, according to an autopsy report published today by the Associated Press. Finnerty was also diagnosed with the degenerative brain disease, chronic...