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 •  September 9

As football season kicks into high gear, players and fans will be counting yards, touchdowns, wins and losses. But beneath the thrill of the sport looms a more chilling statistic. New findings on the game’s potential to cause brain damage has some questioning their fondness for football. A sobering report released over the summer showed that 110...

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

 •  September 9

With increased attention on brain injuries in sports, schools are looking for better ways to prevent and diagnose them in children. The Missouri State High School Activities Association’s brain injury report shows 2,003 boys and 848 girls sustained concussions in the 2015-2016 school year. Nearly half of the concussions involved football, followed...

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

 •  August 14

Founder • Aaron Mottern Family • Jamie Mottern, married 5 years; dog Chewie, a mixed breed of blue healer and beagle Home • Clayton What he sells • “Wearable resistance equipment,” also known as resistance athletic training pants for novice, high school, college and sports professional teams How to buy • All the pants cost $129.99, and there are...

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Instead of delivering hits to ball carriers, David Bruton Jr. is hitting the books. The former Denver Broncos safety and special teams ace who announced his retirement Monday after eight seasons in the NFL wants to become a physical therapist. He began taking prerequisite courses at the University of Colorado-Denver in...

Collinsville High School is the recipient of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Safe Sports School 1st Team award, according to a press release. The award champions safety and recognizes secondary schools that provide safe environments for student athletes. The award reinforces the importance of providing the best level of care, injury...

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

 •  April 24

When Dr. Robert Butler joined the Cardinals to help steer them into baseball’s next frontier, one of the priority things his staff wanted to change wasn’t physical, medical, or even habitual, but architectural. The team’s outdated facilities in Jupiter, Fla., had a floor plan that distanced the athletic training staff, medical staff, and several of...

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

 •  April 24

When Dr. Robert Butler joined the Cardinals to help steer them into baseball’s next frontier, one of the priority things his staff wanted to change wasn’t physical, medical, or even habitual, but architectural. The team’s outdated facilities in Jupiter, Fla., had a floor plan that distanced the athletic training staff, medical staff, and several of...

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

 •  April 23

When Dr. Robert Butler joined the Cardinals to help steer them into baseball’s next frontier, one of the priority things his staff wanted to change wasn’t physical, medical, or even habitual, but architectural. The team’s outdated facilities in Jupiter, Fla., had a floor plan that distanced the athletic training staff, medical staff, and several of...

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

 •  April 23

When Dr. Robert Butler joined the Cardinals to help steer them into baseball’s next frontier, one of the priority things his staff wanted to change wasn’t physical, medical, or even habitual, but architectural. The team’s outdated facilities in Jupiter, Fla., had a floor plan that distanced the athletic training staff, medical staff, and several of...

Cardinals right fielder Stephen Piscotty, hit in both arms and then in the batting helmet by errant Chicago Cubs throws on Tuesday night, said he had been checked out by doctors after being hit in the head and had been cleared to play, although his word was unofficial. “I feel like I’ll be ready,” said Piscotty, before he had heard Wednesday’s game...