NHL Reaches Settlement in Concussion Lawsuit Without Admitting Liability
The tentative agreement was announced on the same day of controversial commissioner Gary Bettman's Hall of Fame induction ceremony.
Larry Fedora: America's Future Depends on Dudes Bashing Skulls Together
"Our game is under attack," claimed the University of North Carolina head football coach.
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The Little-Known Advantages of Being an Older Athlete
The way athletes like Roger Federer and Tom Brady think can help explain why they remain dominant.
The NHL Wouldn't Lose Fans By Banning Hits to the Head
The NHL has treated fans like shit for decades and they always come back. Changing a rule to protect players and make the game more skill-based isn't pushing anyone away.
The NFL's Impossible Mission: Making Us Feel Less Guilty About Watching
What we really want is for it to be palatable to watch 300-pound men give each other brain damage each week.
The NFL Creates a Red Zone-Style Operation for Concussions
The league announced new protocols, which are a welcome change. But how weren't they doing all this stuff already?
A Former NHL Fighter Is Now One of Hockey's Biggest Weed Advocates
“The players are already quietly doing it. They’re way ahead of the game.”
NFL Needs Harsh Punishments for Teams Blowing Off Concussion Protocol
Tom Savage clearly suffered a brain injury against the 49ers Sunday. He theoretically went through the concussion protocol and was cleared to return the next series. It's an all too common occurrence.
DGB Grab Bag: The Birth of Replay Review, Concussions, and Death to Panic Moves
Plus, no one on the Kings wants to guard Erik Karlsson.
The NFL Initiative to Fund Brain Research May Be Ending
The league's partnership with the National Institutes of Health has been, in a word, messy.
Degenerative Disease Found in 99 Percent of NFL Players' Donated Brains
A new study only strengthens the link between football and brain trauma.
Football's Brain Injury Crisis Isn't Just for Star Players
Former NFL linebacker Ka'Lial Glaud's struggle with post-concussion syndrome illustrates how the sport's fringe performers have greater incentive to put their health at risk—and fewer resources to cope with lasting damage.