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By Rian Mabry On Monday, September 7th, 2015

Packers Rookie Retires Because He Thinks Next Concussion Might Kill Him

Ex Packers Rookie Adrian Coxson has decided to retire from the NFL after just one training camp. According to Coxson he decision to retire came after suffering a Grade 3 concussion during Packers More...

By Belal Abdel On Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

WWE Allegedly Bans Seth Rollins’ Curb Stomp Finisher

Across the sports universe, league’s and franchises are doing their best to prevent head injuries to their current players. While some would disagree on whether or not WWE is a sport or not, the company More...

By Kel Dansby On Saturday, February 7th, 2015

Mother Sues Youth League For $5 Million After Son’s Suicide

In an interesting turn of events a mother from Wisconsin has decided to sue Pop Warner for her 25 year old sons suicide. (Reuters) – A Wisconsin mother filed a $5-million lawsuit against the Pop Warner youth More...

By Candido Hernandez On Monday, December 1st, 2014

Class Action Suit on Concussions Reaches High School Level

A class-action lawsuit over head injuries has been filed against high school football and is heading to court. The suit was filed against the Illinois High School association over their concussion protocols and More...

By Zack Williford On Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Kevin Kolb on Concussions: “It’s Like a Shotgun Going Off In My Head Every Day”

The last time NFL fans heard any talk about Kevin Kolb he was being escorted through a stadium tunnel, having just been knocked out of what would end up being his last NFL game. The league moved on immediately…just More...

By Erin Simon On Monday, September 8th, 2014
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UConn QB Retires Due To History With Concussions

UConn quarterback Casey Cochran has made a decision to retire from playing football due to his history with concussions. The school announced his decision to discontinue playing. The University of Connecticut football More...

By BSO Staff On Monday, June 2nd, 2014

Dan Marino Suing the NFL Over Concussions

  According to federal court records, Hall of Fame member and former Miami Dolphins quarterback Dan Marino has filed a lawsuit against the NFL. In the suit he claims the league obscured information about football-related More...

By BSO Staff On Thursday, December 19th, 2013

NCAA Says It Has No Obligation To Protect Student Athletes

Despite it’s founding principles to protect young people from dangerous and exploitive athletics practices, in a recent court filing, the NCAA has declared that it has no obligation to protect student athletes More...

By BSO Staff On Monday, November 18th, 2013

Brett Favre “Leary” About Letting Son Play Football

  Brett Favre, an iconic NFL quarterback whose career spanned over two decades is happily retired and is now the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Oak Grove High School in Mississippi according More...

By BSO Staff On Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

The Curtain is Pulled Back

    These last few months have been pretty bad for the NFL from a PR standpoint.  We have multiple stories and a PBS documentary about how concussions are affecting current and former players, and how More...

By Glenn Erby On Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

Former NFL Player Kyle Turley Admits He Thinks About Suicide

Kyle Turley was once a stud lineman at San Diego State University.  Turley was a consensus All American in 1997 and the #7 pick of the 1998 draft by the New Orleans Saints. Turley had some good NFL years and definitely More...

By Vashti Hurt On Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

Hornets Coach Monty Williams Fined 25K for “Pink Drawers” Concussion Criticism

The NBA announced Tuesday that New Orleans Coach Monty Williams was fined $25,000 for what they called “public comments that were critical of the NBA.”   Williams, angry that #1 pick Anthony Davis was More...

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