Katsuyori Shibata, Brain Injuries, and Implications of Japanese Strong Style Wrestling
After a brutal headbutt 30 minutes into a New Japan's Sakura Genesis, 37-year-old Katsuyori Shibata collapsed from a severe brain injury. Now his career may be over.
The Study on CTE In Soccer Is Not What You Think It Is
Most studies aren't worth reporting on. This was one of them. Unfortunately, that didn't happen.
What Happened When a Prison Brought in a Brain Injury Specialist
We got an early peak at the numbers from a new study of brain injuries in an American prison, and they aren't pretty.
Farewell to the Utterly Undeniable Daniel Bryan
Daniel Bryan was an indie wrestling grinder who became a beloved WWE champion because of how uniquely talented he was. His career is over, but his legend is secure.
The Strange Case of the American Tennis Pro Who Forgot English One Day and Thought He Was Swedish
The troubled life and mysterious death of a man named Michael Boatwright.
A "Bad Influence": Over a Century of Risk in the Army-Navy Game
This Saturday will mark the 116th Army-Navy game, a beloved tradition of the service academies as well as the wider college football world. Given what we know about the dangers of concussions, however, can we expect it to continue indefinitely?
Did Sports-Related Concussions Kill the Ohio State Football Player Who Turned Up Dead This Weekend?
If the 22-year-old found in a trash bin Sunday had chronic traumatic encephalopath (CTE), football oligarchs are in trouble.