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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 Simone Bridges On Monday, June 2nd, 2014
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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 Simone Bridges On Thursday, December 19th, 2013
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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 Simone Bridges On Monday, November 18th, 2013
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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
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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
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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
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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...

By BSO Staff On Wednesday, August 15th, 2012
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UCLA LB Patrick Larimore Retires Due To Concussions

The start of the college football season is just around the corner, and everyone expects reports and media coverage about all their favorite teams. But no one wants to hear about a college player having to retire….yes, More...

By BSO Staff On Wednesday, July 20th, 2011
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Former NFL Players File Concussion Lawsuit Against the League

Just when you thought lawsuits against the NFL was close to a screeching halt, former players have brought up another issue that might have the NFL digging in their pockets once again. Seventy-five former NFL filed More...

By Robert Littal On Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011
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Bears Great Dave Duerson Was 15 Million Dollars in Debt at Time of Suicide

The number one question people ask when someone commits suicide is: Why? Normally there is some sort of trigger, be it depression, mental instability, rage or in some people case, just the stress of being in a More...

By Robert Littal On Thursday, October 21st, 2010
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James Harrison’s Mom to Josh Cribbs: “You Ok Baby?”

Harrison decided today that he wasn’t going to retire (probably when they told him he had to give back six million of his bonus money he ran back on the field faster than Usain Bolt). One of the players Harrison More...

By Robert Littal On Wednesday, October 20th, 2010
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Video: ESPN’s Mark Schlereth Delivers Professional Ether to the NFL

I love nothing better than when someone delivers a “Professional Ether”. The key to a “Professional Ether” is hard hitting facts— so when Mark Schlereth pulls out the iPad showing More...



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