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Study Shows Age Not a Major Factor in Brain Changes Among Youth Football Players

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans performed at the beginning and end of football season show significant changes in the brain’s white matter in both youth and high school football players, reports a study in Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine. The …

Most Traumatic Brain Injuries in U.S. Kids Linked to Consumer Products

The majority of the more than four million traumatic brain injuries in kids treated in U.S. emergency rooms involved consumer products, a new study suggests. Brain injuries in younger children were tied to products such as beds and flooring, while …

Ex-High School Football Coach Focuses on Youth Sports Injuries

The opposing running back from Jack Crowe’s first game as a fulltime high school coach died after a hit later in the 1972 season. Auburn’s starting fullback in 1983, Greg Pratt, collapsed and died after a preseason workout. Those two …

Former Denver Broncos Named in Lawsuit

Nine former members of the Denver Broncos have been sued for seeking workers’ compensation for injuries suffered while they were playing football. According to the Denver Post, the lawsuit was filed last week in U.S. District Court in Denver by …

RFU Covers Itself in Case of England World Cup Success

The English Rugby Football Union has paid a premium to an insurance broker to cover player and management win bonuses that could arise if England reach the final stages of this year’s World Cup. The move will guarantee a return …