Duerson Act Would Ban Pre-Teen Tackle Football in Illinois"Thanks to increased attention and research on brain trauma, we know that part of the solution is to guard young children's developing brains from the risks of tackle football,'' Tregg Duerson said in a statement.
Can Brain Disease Explain Aaron Hernandez's Behavior?His lawyer filed a lawsuit against the NFL and the New England Patriots on Thursday, claiming they failed to protect their players' safety.
Research Finds Football Increases Risk of Brain DiseaseResearch on 202 former football players found evidence of brain disease, or CTE, in nearly all of them
CTE Could Become a Problem for Soccer, Study FindsA study of 14 deceased soccer players showed CTE, meaning the disease isn't specific to the NFL.
Jeff Hardy Opens Up About TNA Wrestling, Concussion Fears, New AlbumJeff Hardy, TNA wrestler and musician, is a modern-day renaissance man, even among the eccentric characters in pro wrestling.
Autopsy: Chiefs Player Who Killed Girlfriend, Self Had CTE DamageAn autopsy performed one year after Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher fatally shot his 22-year-old girlfriend and killed himself found signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the degenerative brain disease found in athletes and others with a history of repetitive brain injuries.
Former College Football Player Had Severe CTE When He Died At 25Michael Keck played just two years of college football before he was knocked out during practice at Missouri State and gave the sport up for good.
Body Of Chiefs LB Belcher Exhumed For Concussion ExamFormer Kansas City Chiefs' linebacker Jovan Belcher's body has been exhumed more than a year after he killed his girlfriend and himself so that his brain can be examined for signs of a degenerative condition linked to repeated concussions.
NFL Star Junior Seau Suffered from Brain Disease