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High School Football

Survey Estimates Mass. High School Athletes Suffer 35K Concussions Each Year

Disturbing information has been released about high school athletes in Massachusetts and head injuries.

11/25/2013

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Gresh & Zo: Concussions In Youth Sports

Gresh and Zo took a look into the declining participation rates in youth football on Thursday’s show.

98.5 The Sports Hub–11/14/2013

Fenwick soccer players now wear headbands to prevent concussions. (WBZ-TV)

Bishop Fenwick Soccer Team Turns To Headbands To Prevent Concussions

It’s not a fashion statement but a piece of safety equipment that’s gaining popularity on a local soccer field.

10/02/2013

Center Rodney Hudson #61 of the Kansas City Chiefs gets set to snap the ball against the Dallas Cowboys. (Photo by Peter Aiken/Getty Images)

Gresh & Zo: NFL Sunday Recap

Gresh and Zo took some time to discuss the NFL games from Sunday, and give their thoughts on concussions and the current hit penalties in NCAA and NFL.

98.5 The Sports Hub–09/16/2013

Roger Goodell  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Judge: NFL, Players To Settle Concussion Lawsuits

The NFL and more than 4,500 former players want to resolve concussion-related lawsuits with a $765 million settlement that would fund medical exams, concussion-related compensation and medical research, a federal judge said Thursday.

08/29/2013

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

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