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 •  July 24

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — A New Hanover High School football player was taken to the hospital this morning before the start of practice. The team was gathered for practice at 13th and Ann Streets. Wildcats Athletic Trainer Matt Triche says it happened around 8:30 a.m. The 16-year-old was experiencing seizure-like symptoms, but was alert and did not...

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 •  March 30

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Physician, forensic pathologist and neuropathologist Bennet Omalu is credited with identifying chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a brain disease afflicting many former NFL players. The disease has changed the conversation about head trauma and football. “When you suffer a concussion you suffer three injuries, you suffer from...

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 •  March 22

CHARLOTTE, NC (PANTHERS.COM) — Quarterback Cam Newton (shoulder), defensive end Charles Johnson (back) and wide receiver Damiere Byrd (knee) are undergoing surgical procedures that will sideline them during the Panthers’ offseason practice program. All three are projected to return to action for the start of training camp. Newton is having surgery...