INDIANAPOLIS | A new study shows youth football players are diagnosed with fewer concussions than other injuries.
In another sign of the growing concern about head trauma in sports, the NHL and the U.S. ski team will each have at least one concussion expert at the Sochi Olympics.
Dr. Jeff Kutcher is going to Russia as a volunteer for the U.S. Olympic Committee to look out for the well-being of Americans’ neurological health in every sport.
“Football is the most popular sport in the world,” reads the opening line in an article forwarded to me by Medscape last month.
NEW YORK | The NFL's concussion settlement popped back into the national consciousness Tuesday — and it's no closer to being resolved — just as the league was set for a big couple of weeks.
This time a year ago, I was writing about all the remarkable comebacks that had occurred in 2012: the Colts and Chuck Pagano, the Broncos and Peyton Manning, and the Vikings and Adrian Peterson.
White Sox owner Jerry Reinsdorf, left, and Reds general manager Walt Jocketty chat while leaving baseball's winter meetings in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., on Thursday.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. | Baseball officials are up front about this: They want to ban home-plate collisions to guard their investments.
I openly confess that I am a professional sports fan, especially when it comes to our own Chicago Bulls. The point of divergence between myself and many other sports fans, however, lies in my curiosity regarding the intensely academic aspects of working with superior athletes.
There's a roster of new coaches across the nation, from Mike McCoy in San Diego to Doug Marrone in Buffalo. It spans the top of the standings with Andy Reid and 5-0 Kansas City to the bottom with Gus Bradley in 0-5 Jacksonville.
The Bears' Marc Trestman has been one of the successful coaching hires this season in the NFL.
INDIANAPOLIS | Since the turn of century, the biggest concerns among sports medics have been ACL injuries — particularly in women — concussions, elbow injuries — particularly among pitchers — heat illness, steroids, spinal injuries, and conditions which might cause sudden cardiac arrest. Exc…
Driving home Saturday night after watching Butler play Dartmouth, my daughter and I were listening to the radio when Frank Sinatra's “Fly Me to the Moon” came on.
Last month, the National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment issued a statement that voids its certification of any helmet modified by an external padding system.
VALPARAISO | Weekend or weekday sports warriors participating in many of the Valparaiso parks department's activities will soon be able to get free medical help for bumps, bruises, sprains and strains.
Korey Stringer died of heat stroke during the Minnesota Vikings' training camp 12 years ago. Since then, the NFL's summer conditioning ritual has changed a lot, and for the better.
New York Giants' Keith Rivers, left, and Jamie Childers take a drink during break at a recent practice in East Rutherford, N.J. Players have learned there is no courage in challenging the energy-sapping heat and humidity of summer.
By all accounts, Dylan Williams was the friendliest player on the Union City (Ind.) 8-year-old All-Star baseball team. And the best.
Over the past five years, there has been a steady increase among players, parents, coaches, and medical professionals in the understanding of the need to sit in the immediate aftermath of concussion. Despite the improved appreciation for the initial gravity of the situation, the question fro…
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