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Concussions

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.

12/14/2011

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.

08/23/2011

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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.

08/09/2011

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.

08/09/2011

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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

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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

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New Study Finds Brain Injury In Concussion-Free Players

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Woodland Hills is a perennial western Pennsylvania football powerhouse. George Novak, the school’s football coach, has become cautious over the years about head injuries and concussions. “If someone gets a head injury […]

05/04/2011

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Crosby Admits He May Have Suffered 2 Concussions

The Penguins were back at the CONSOL Energy Center today following their season-ending Game 7 loss Wednesday night to the Tampa Bay Lightning in the first round of the playoffs. While the team cleaned out their lockers and got ready to begin the off-season, Pens’ captain Sidney Crosby was busy addressing the media.

04/29/2011

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Former Flyer Keith Primeau Advises Crosby On Recovery

While most fans don’t understand why it’s taking so long, KDKA’s Bob Pompeani sat down with a former player who knows exactly what Crosby is dealing with.

04/28/2011

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