Female Olympians Pledge To Donate Brains For Concussion ResearchU.S. bobsledder Elana Meyers Taylor, U.S. hockey player Angela Ruggiero, and six-time Olympian Hayley Wickenheiser of Canada have all pledged to give their brains to the Concussion Legacy Foundation.
'It's His Legacy': Mike Webster's Family Fighting To Be Part Of NFL Concussion SettlementThe family of Pittsburgh Steelers' legend Mike Webster is fighting to be included in the NFL's billion dollar concussion settlement, even though he was the first player to be diagnosed with the brain disease CTE.
Former Penguins Defenseman Ben Lovejoy Pledges Brain For Concussion ResearchFormer Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Ben Lovejoy says he will donate his brain to research after he dies so it can be studied for signs of traumatic injury.
Dunlap: Gronk Should Miss Steelers GameRob Gronkowski should miss the much-anticipated, Mike-Tomlin-is-already-looking-ahead-to-it matchup between the Pittsburgh Steelers and New England Patriots on Dec. 17.
1 In 5 Teens Has Suffered A Concussion, Study FindsThe study found that over 31 percent of students who played a contact sport the previous year reported having had at least one diagnosed concussion.
New Helmet Technology Isn't A Cure-All For Football's Concussion IssuesAs exciting as some of the new technology is, it isn't a full solution to the problem facing the sport.
Sidney Crosby Takes Big Step, Joins Team For Full PracticeSidney Crosby joined his team at practice Monday morning, with no limits, for the first time since he was diagnosed with a concussion.
Pens: Crosby Diagnosed With Concussion, Status UnclearThe Pittsburgh Penguins will open their season on Thursday, but they might have to do it without their captain.
Kerr Collar Aims To Reduce Number Of Head, Neck Injuries In FootballDespite greater awareness in recent years about concussions, there's still a lot of work to be done in preventing them.
Dunlap: How Can You Not Be Worried About Fleury?It's good that Marc-Andre Fleury practiced in Cranberry on Monday, but Colin Dunlap is still really worried.
Concussion Concerns Prompt Rule Change For Local Youth Soccer LeagueConcern over concussions has led to a change in the rules for young soccer players in Western Pennsylvania.
Largest Youth Soccer League In Western Pa. Bans Headers For Kids Under 11The area's largest youth soccer organization has banned headers for players under the age of 11.