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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Baltimore Raven Ed Reed, Obama warn of dangers of football

    Baltimore Raven Ed Reed, Obama warn of dangers of football
    President Barack Obama and Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed have something in common. Both love the game of football but would be hesitant to expose a son to its physical dangers. "I am a big football fan, but I have to tell you, if I had a son, I'd...
  • Ravens notebook: Corey Graham comes up big against Broncos

    Ravens notebook: Corey Graham comes up big against Broncos
    Reading the eyes of Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, Ravens cornerback Corey Graham broke on the football and undercut wide receiver Brandon Stokley to intercept the four-time NFL Most Valuable Player in overtime. The pivotal turnover set up...
  • Motorsports safety icon Bill Simpson hits the gridiron to fight concussions

     
    Filed under: Etc., Safety, Technology, Celebrities We're going to switch gears and step away from the automotive realm for a minute and talk about football. It's one of America's favorite sports, with pro and college teams duking it out on the gridiron...
  • Hall of Famer Mike Webster's estate, others sue NFL over concussions

    Hall of Famer Mike Webster's estate, others sue NFL over concussions
    The estate of Pro Football Hall of Famer Mike Webster has sued the NFL over concussions the Pittsburgh Steelers center sustained during his career. Webster's is one of six estates of deceased former players among the 66 plaintiffs in the lawsuit that...
  • Matt Murschel: A college union is an impossible dream, but another cry for change to NCAA

    Matt Murschel: A college union is an impossible dream, but another cry for change to NCAA
      When Kain Colter stood up in front of the media Tuesday, it wasn’t as a star college football player. Those days are done, but it didn’t stop the former Northwestern quarterback from making what some believe to be a game-changing play....
  • 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...
  • NHL suspends Boston Bruins' Shawn Thornton for 15 games

    NHL suspends Boston Bruins' Shawn Thornton for 15 games
    The NHL suspended Boston Bruins forward Shawn Thornton for 15 games without pay for punching and injuring unsuspecting Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik in a Dec. 7 game. Orpik hasn’t played since. “It says volumes about getting...