A new study shows concussions, head to head collisions and even mild hits to the head on a continuous basis could lead to a fatal degenerative brain disease called Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE).
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.
Patrick O’Halloran was in the hospital for five days after suffering a concussion and whiplash in the Cal Ripken World Series.
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.
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.
Boston Bruins forward Marc Savard is back at the TD Garden to watch his teammates play the New York Rangers.
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.
The parents of a Wrentham teenager say his frightening disappearance this week may have been linked to the lingering effects of a concussion.
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.
Greg Bedard spoke with Toucher & Rich about how he saw things Monday night, the Devin McCourty/Brandon Marshall matchup and Mike Wright.