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Concussion Expert: No Tackle Football For Kids Under 14; Modify Soccer, Hockey

A leading researcher on concussions, based in Boston, is proposing some very tough guidelines about when it is OK for kids to play anything from football to soccer.

11/01/2012

Patrick O'Halloran was hit in the head with a line drive.

Burlington Boy Recovering After Being Hit In Head By Line Drive

Patrick O’Halloran was in the hospital for five days after suffering a concussion and whiplash in the Cal Ripken World Series.

08/24/2012

Former New England Revolution Taylor Twellman. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Twellman On Seau’s Death: ‘It’s A Scary Thing’

Twellman joined D.A. to discuss the unfortunate death of his former neighbor Junior Seau. Twellman told D.A. how, over the year that the two were neighbors, Seau became a soccer fan and they talked about everything from the game to head injuries.

98.5 The Sports Hub–05/02/2012

Shawn Thornton (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Thornton With Toucher & Rich: Horton ‘In Good Spirits’

Shawn Thornton spoke with 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Toucher & Rich about the team’s recent performances, Nathan Horton’s status, the reaction of Montreal fans to Zdeno Chara taking a puck to the face and the New York Rangers.

98.5 The Sports Hub–02/17/2012

Marc Savard. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Savard Returns To Boston, Future Uncertain

Boston Bruins forward Marc Savard is back at the TD Garden to watch his teammates play the New York Rangers.

01/21/2012

Tim Thomas #30 of the Boston Bruins knocks away a shot by Kris Versteeg #32 of the Florida Panthers on December 8, 2011 at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Haggerty On Bruins: ‘November’s Over & They’re Slowing Down’

Toucher & Rich were joined by Joe Haggerty to discuss the Bruins, the loss to the Panthers, Daniel Paille’s possible concussion and Tyler Seguin being scratched in Winnipeg.

98.5 The Sports Hub–12/09/2011

Matthew Glass (Photo credit: Wrentham Police)

Concussion Effects Linked To Wrentham Teen’s Disappearance

The parents of a Wrentham teenager say his frightening disappearance this week may have been linked to the lingering effects of a concussion.

09/23/2011

Quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick #14 of the Buffalo Bills looks for an open man in the second half against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium on September 26, 2010 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Toucher & Rich: Can This Patriots Defense Handle The Bills?

Bert Breer called to talk with Toucher & Rich about this weekend’s matchup with the Bills, C.J. Spiller, the Patriot defense and Mike Vick’s concussion.

98.5 The Sports Hub–09/23/2011

Patriots Safety Patrick Chung delivers a hit during a game against the Miami Dolphins as Josh Barrett helps.  (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Toucher & Rich: Greg Bedard On Pats Defense & Wright’s Injury

Greg Bedard spoke with Toucher & Rich about how he saw things Monday night, the Devin McCourty/Brandon Marshall matchup and Mike Wright.

98.5 The Sports Hub–09/15/2011

MAY 02: Patrice Bergeron #37 of the Boston Bruins checks Matt Carle #25 of the Philadelphia Flyers during the first period of Game Two of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2011 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Wells Fargo Center on May 2, 2011 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Bruins won 3-2 in overtime. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Bruins’ Bergeron Skates For First Time Since Concussion

Bruins center Patrice Bergeron skated Saturday for the first time since suffering a mild concussion in game four of the Eastern Conference semifinals.

05/14/2011

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