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 •  November 18, 2017

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - When it comes to concussions, those on the front lines serve an increasingly vital role in providing athletes with proper care in timely fashion. While conversations about sports concussions typically focus on the professional level, the reality is that more than 1 million children ages 6-12 nationally play tackle football,...

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 •  November 7, 2017

Latest Blog Entries As NFL concussion settlement filed, Bears legend Gale Sayers sues Pro Football Hall of Fame running back Gale Sayers sued the NFL over concussions Monday, the same day the proposed $765 million settlement in the case was filed in federal court. Nine class-action lawsuits filed against NCAA since September Since September, the...

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 •  October 22, 2017

FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) - It’s a typical afternoon inside the trainer’s room at Northside High School’s indoor athletic complex. A Lady Bear volleyball player is getting treatment for her knee. A Grizzly football player needs some ice for his wrist. A Lady Bear tennis player comes in to have her ankles checked out. Other athletes, who need something...

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 •  May 1, 2017

DUNCAN, Okla. (AP) - Duncan schools have been awarded a grant by the NFL, which will go toward athletic trainer funding. According to the National Athletic Trainers Association the grant is a collaborative between NATA and the NFL to help schools who are in need of an athletic trainer. Duncan Superintendent Melonie Hau told The Duncan Banner...

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 •  October 21, 2016

ANALYSIS/OPINION Jordan Reed tried to keep his latest brain trauma quiet. But his brain wouldn’t let him. After catching a short Kirk Cousins pass in Baltimore two weeks ago, the Washington Redskins all-world tight end was hit in the head — and it hurt. He stayed in the game, and had no intention of telling anyone he was hurting. AUDIO: Redskins...

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 •  March 14, 2016

Des Moines Register. Mar. 10, 2016 High school football must rush to act. This fall, 362 high school teams are expected to play football in Iowa, ranging from Meskwaki Settlement - with a high school enrollment of 45 students - to 2,170-student West Des Moines Valley. That equals opportunity for more than 18,000 students. In Iowa, America’s...

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 •  February 12, 2016

SALINA, Kan. (AP) - When Cole Elmore was tackled in the fourth quarter of a game this past fall against Beloit, the Sacred Heart High School sophomore’s head was smacked around, as he put it, “like a pinball.” Within minutes, he had a raging headache, the vision in his left eye went black and the left side of his face went numb. “And he was...

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 •  December 30, 2015

Washington Redskins center Kory Lichtensteiger stands on the sideline during an NFL preseason football game against the Cleveland Browns Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015, in Cleveland. Washington won 20-17. (AP Photo/David Richard)
ASHBURN — Kory Lichtensteiger has sustained enough injuries in his career to come to the conclusion that each is frustrating in...