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By Rian Mabry On Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

NFL to Use Concussion Data to Create Custom Helmets

There has been a continued push to find additional information about the effect that football has on the body. Particularly the effect concussions have on developing CTE. The NFL is starting to do its part More...

By Vashti Hurt On Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

Barkley Thinks BBall & Football Concussions are Different, Do You Agree?

Steph Curry took a frightening fall during game 4 of the Western Conference Finals and the main concern was if the reigning MVP suffered a concussion.  Fortunately, that wasn’t the case and Curry was able More...

By BSO Staff On Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

Judge Approves 65-Year, $1 Billion NFL Concussion Suit Settlement

The NFL may be dealing with the issue of concussion lawsuits for the rest of it’s existence and today, a huge step was made in the direction of resolution for some of the former players. A federal judge, More...

By Vashti Hurt On Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

Dan Marino Says He Didn’t Mean To Sue NFL Over Concussions

Dan Marino made headlines yesterday when news broke that he was suing the NFL, claiming that the league mislead players by obscuring information about football related injuries. Now, the Hall of Fame quarterback More...

By Vashti Hurt On Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

Judge Rejects NFL $765 Mill Concussion Settlement, Says May Not Be Enough

A federal judge has rejected last year’s $675 million dollar concussion settlement between the NFL and former players that were suing the league for head-related injuries. H/T: Philadelphia Inquirer In an opinion More...

By Vashti Hurt On Thursday, October 31st, 2013

Ex-NFL Hamza Abdullah Goes On Twitter Rant, Compares League To Slavery

Today former NFL safety Hamza Abdullah went on an extensive twitter rant, in which he questioned the league’s concern for its players, expressed disgust in their denial of benefits for ex-players, and even compared More...

By Glenn Erby On Sunday, September 1st, 2013
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Report: Players In NFL Concussion Lawsuit Wanted $2 Billion Settlement

The NFL and their 4,500 litigants in the landmark concussion case were able to finally come to a settlement of $765 million. ESPN and Outside The Lines is reporting that the those players actually decided to settle, More...

By Glenn Erby On Thursday, August 29th, 2013

NFL Reaches $765 Million Settlement In Concussion Case With 4,500 Ex Players

The NFL and Roger Goodell just received some good news on this Thursday afternoon. Peter King is reporting that the NFL and it’s 4,500 litigants in its concussion lawsuit have reached a settlement. BREAKING: More...

By Natasha Paul On Friday, August 23rd, 2013

ESPN Pulls Out of Frontline’s Documentary on Concussions in NFL

For years concussions have plagued NFL players, and from all accounts, it seems as though the NFLknew and  ignored the warning signs of things to come. Now that information is slowly being unveiled, PBS decided More...

By Vashti Hurt On Thursday, January 31st, 2013

NFL Expects To Have Neurologist On The Sidelines In 2013

In the name of player safety and I’m sure to protect their own liability, NFL general counsel Jeff Pash says he expects neurologist will be on the sidelines next season to help diagnose concussions. The New York More...

By Quierra Luck On Thursday, January 31st, 2013

Ex-NFL RB Leroy Hoard Suffering After The NFL

Andre Waters, Dave Duerson, and Junior Seau. All NFL players. All of these players who took their own lives and everyday those names are repeated by Leroy Hoard. He considers himself “one of the lucky ones”. As More...

By Quierra Luck On Monday, July 30th, 2012

NFLPA Concerned Over Referee Lockout

With the first game approaching, Sunday August 5th, the National Football League Players Association has a major concern, who’s officiating our games? Since June 4th the NFL Referees have been locked out More...

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