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.
Keidel: NFL's Concussion ConfusionDid the NFL omit 100+ concussions from the study it relied upon to show no direct link between football and brain damage?
Mike Webster's Son: 'We're Pretty Much Ignored At Every Opportunity' By SteelersWith the NFL admitting the link between playing football and degenerative brain diseases, Steelers Hall of Famer Mike Webster's son, Garrett Webster, joined The Starkey and Mueller Show to discuss this latest news.
Former Steelers WR Antwaan Randle El: ‘If I Could Go Back, I Wouldn’t Play Football’Just a few years removed from playing NFL football, former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antwaan Randle El says he wishes he would have never played.
WVU's QB Trickett Retires From Football Due To ConcussionsWest Virginia senior quarterback Clint Trickett is retiring from football because of concussions and won't play in the Liberty Bowl on Monday against Texas A&M.
Earnhardt Jr. Helps UPMC Raise Concussion AwarenessThe Sports Medicine Concussion Program at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center has teamed with NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. and catcher David Ross to raise awareness on concussion treatments.
Cancer Researcher Stumbles Upon Concussion Treatment London Glenn, 13, had the football.
NFL: 3 In 10 Ex-Players Face Alzheimer's, DementiaThe NFL estimates that nearly three in 10 former players will develop debilitating brain conditions, and that they will be stricken earlier and at least twice as often as the general population.
3 Reasons Why FIFA Needs To Pay More Attention To ConcussionsTo many-a-fan's dismay, some players were noticeably 'out of it' and even collapsed after sustaining a head injury during play. While getting injured is something that can happen in any sport, certain protocols need to be followed to ensure player safety.