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Concussions A Concern In Youth Hockey

As head injuries have reached epidemic proportions in the NHL, it’s become just as big of a problem in youth hockey.


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Shero’s Son, Crosby Share Concussion Diagnosis Connection

In January of 2011, Pittsburgh Penguins’ captain Sidney Crosby suffered two hits in five days, keeping him out of the team’s lineup for the next 14 months and counting.


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Coach Ditka Discusses NFL Concussions, Todd Haley

KDKA-AM’s Larry and John, talk to Mike Ditka about NFL concussions, the Steelers’ potential new offensive coordinator, and the Super Bowl.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/07/2012

Pittsburgh Penguins v New York Rangers

Dupuis, Michalek Preview Pens/Rangers

Jim Colony of The Fan Morning Show caught up with Penguins’ Pascal Dupuis and Zybnek Michalek.

93-7 The Fan–01/19/2012

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Shea-ved Ice: Concussions Reaching Epidemic Levels

Concussions and headshots are at the forefront of the NHL’s landscape right now. The list of star players currently missing time due to concussions is staggering. Yet, the offending individuals continue to get slaps on the wrist.


Rushel Shell

“Mr. High School Sports” – Sources: Shell May Miss Week 6

Multiple sources close to Hopewell senior tailback Rushel Shell, including some within the school, say the WPIAL career rushing leader sustained a concussion and will likely miss the Vikings’ game against Class AAA Parkway Conference rival New Castle at Tony Dorsett Stadium Friday night.

93-7 The Fan–10/07/2011

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Sen. Jay Costa Talks Concussions & Politics

Sen. Jay Costa joined Rob Pratte on the Weekend Magazine to talk about a wide variety of topics.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–09/03/2011

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Concussion Expert Hopes Pens Fans Will Be Patient With Crosby

Sports concussion expert Chris Nowinski joined The Fan’s Vinnie & Cook.

93-7 The Fan–09/01/2011

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Mario Lemieux Weighs In On Concussions

While Mario Lemieux was the captain back in ’91, today he’s the owner and has his own captain to worry about as Sidney Crosby’s concussion issues linger.


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Initiative Aims To Give 1M Kids Baseline Concussion Tests

To raise awareness, Dick’s Sporting Goods, the Impact Program, and Bettis are teaming up to offer free baseline tests to young athletes. The goal is to test a million kids.


Jerome Bettis

“The Bus” Weighs In On Hall Of Fame, James Harrison & Concussions

Former Pittsburgh Steeler Jerome Bettis joined the Vinnie and Cook show on Sportsradio 93-7 The Fan to discuss the NFL Hall of Fame, the Steelers’ chances in 2011 and James Harrison’s comments to Men’s Journal last month.


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Bettis Working To Help Young Athletes Get Tested For Concussions

KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to Steelers great Jerome Bettis about kids and concussions.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/09/2011

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New Program Focuses On Kids & Concussions

KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to renowned neurologist Dr Joseph Maroon and NFL veteran Brad Culpepper about kids and concussions.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/03/2011

More Information on the PACE Concussion Test

Dick’s Sporting Goods has committed to screening one million young athletes across the country as part of the biggest concussion testing program ever. It’s called PACE, or Protecting Athletes through Concussion Education, and Dick’s will […]

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/03/2011


Noted Sports Agent Leigh Steinberg Discusses Concussions

Noted sports agent Leigh Steinberg joined the Vinnie and Cook Show on Thursday.

93-7 The Fan–05/20/2011