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Concussions

Former Patriots safety Rodney Harrison. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Tracy’s Take: Injuries Part Of Game, But Player Safety Should Be Primary Concern

It’s becoming a bigger topic by the day. Whether it’s the NFL or the NHL, concerns for player safety are coming to a head.

02/06/2013

Footballs sit in the end zone. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Gresh & Zo: What Impact Does Playing Football Young Have On Kids?

Gresh & Zo took time to jump into the concussions debate, and specifically how it is impacting our youth.

98.5 The Sports Hub–01/29/2013

Linebacker Junior Seau. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Junior Seau Had Brain Disease CTE

Former New England Patriot Junior Seau had a degenerative brain disease when he committed suicide last May, the National Institutes of Health told The Associated Press on Thursday.

01/10/2013

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. (Credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Goodell: Football Will Evolve And Get Safer

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says football will evolve and get safer.

11/15/2012

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Southbridge Pop Warner Exec Defends Team In Concussion Dispute

An executive of one of two youth football programs penalized after a lopsided game in which five players suffered concussions is defending his team.

10/24/2012

Xenith football helmet

2 Mass. Coaches Suspended After Players Suffer 5 Concussions In One Game

Two helmets colliding on a football field is not a pleasant scene for parents and coaches in a Pop Warner Pee Wee football game.

10/22/2012

FOXBORO, MA - AUGUST 19:  Junior Seau #55 of the New England Patriots smiles from the sidelines as his team plays the Arizona Cardinals during their pre season game on August19, 2006 at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Junior Seau Brain Tissue Released For Study

Junior Seau’s family has donated some of his brain tissue for research amid questions about whether damage from his football career contributed to his decision to commit suicide.

07/12/2012

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Survey: Mass. Students Smoking Less, Texting More

More than six in 10 high school seniors who drive admitted texting behind the wheel, according to a new report.

06/08/2012

A detail of the official National Football League NFL logo is seen painted on the turf. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Felger & Mazz: Concussions And The NFL

Felger and Gasper were joined by Jermaine Wiggins on a Tuesday to discuss concussions, and the lawsuits that result from them, in the NFL. How much does the league have to change the game in order to stop getting sued?

98.5 The Sports Hub–05/08/2012

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - FEBRUARY 05:  Commissioner of the National Football League Roger Goodell talks during the trophy presentation after Super Bowl XLVI at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 5, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Felger & Mazz: If It’s Proven Football Causes Brain Damage, What Will The NFL Do?

Felger and McAdam were joined by Chris Gasper of the Boston Globe to talk about the passing of Junior Seau and concussions in the NFL.

05/04/2012

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