BRASILIA, Brazil | Robin van Persie and Daley Blind scored early goals to help give the Netherlands a 3-0 win over host Brazil in the third-place match at the World Cup on Saturday.
INDIANAPOLIS | While athletic trainers from across the country were here last week for the NATA’s 65th annual meeting, concussion dominated headlines nationwide.
The late Ted Williams is the best hitter (career .344) of my lifetime. By the time he was 80-years-old, though, he was compelled to enter Fenway Park on a July 1999 night as passenger on a golf cart. It had been nearly four decades since he had played his final game there, an episode eloquen…
A week from now, athletic trainers from across the country will gather in Indianapolis for the National Athletic Trainers’ Association’s 65th annual Clinical Symposia which runs June 25-28.
CROWN POINT | Crown Point detectives are trying to figure out how a man wound up lying in his yard unresponsive with head trauma Friday afternoon.
CHICAGO | Psychologist/Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville doesn’t overload his players with too much food for thought to change their games with the playoffs looming in a week.
CHICAGO | In Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville’s system, youth is served when productive.
The NFL and GE announced 16 winning groups in the first round of their $20 million “Head Health Challenge” just six days ago. Looking at the list of winners, three are from outside the United States. Among the American groups, 12 states are represented.
While the snow piles up around us, here’s a happy thought to sustain you: spring training is just more than a month away at the professional level.
For all the ongoing angst involving concussion, the injury is almost always far less debilitating than a torn ACL in the knee.
If you saw the Sunday Special in this section two days ago, you learned how unwise it is to specialize in one sport at the youth and high school levels. As reported by Times sports writer Hillary Smith, the data is pretty clear.
Multiple conversations with high school, college and pro sports certified athletic trainers over the last three weeks has come up with one revelation: no one likes the doctor.
LAKE FOREST | If the Bears are going to make a playoff run, it will be without cornerback Charles Tillman and possibly quarterback Jay Cutler.
HOUSTON | The Houston Texans' once-promising season has devolved into a disaster.
With the end of the baseball season last week, fans of the game are now looking forward to a 2014 season which will introduce expanded video review of close and controversial calls. In 2013, umpires were allowed to see video only to review home run calls — whether the ball actually cleared t…
She’s back at it again.
SAN FRANCISCO | Trent Richardson practiced all of twice with his new team before helping lead Indianapolis to what Colts coach Chuck Pagano already considers a signature win.
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BERKELEY, Calif. | The starting quarterback went down with a concussion on the first drive. The defense was gassed after being on the field for 99 plays.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. | Maybe Colts owner Jim Irsay should complain before every game.
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