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PFT: Ryan Miller has concussion, will likely be out of hospital tonight

There’s good news in Cleveland after a scary incident at training camp practice. Offensive lineman Ryan Miller, who was taken from the field by ambulance, has a concussion, the team announced on Saturday night.  While concussions are significant injuries (even if “mild”), news of the incident prompt Full story

Delle Donne to miss All-Star game with concussion

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) Elena Delle Donne will miss the WNBA All-Star game on Saturday because of a concussion. The No. 2 pick in the draft was injured in the Chicago Sky's loss to Washington on Wednesday when she was going for a loose ball with a minute left in the third quarter. Full story

HBT: Athletics place catcher John Jaso on 7-day concussion disabled list

After taking foul balls off the mask in back-to-back games, Athletics catcher John Jaso has been placed on the 7-day concussion disabled list. Stephen Vogt has replaced him on the active roster and should serve as Derek Norris‘ backup until Jaso is ready to return. Jane Lee of MLB.com reported this Full story

PFT: Cardinals place rookie WR Ryan Swope on reserve / retired list

Cardinals rookie wide receiver Ryan Swope has been placed on the reserve / retired list, the club said Thursday. According to the Cardinals’ website, Swope’s “ongoing concussion issues” were behind the decision. “We knew Ryan has a concussion history in college and understood that it could possibly Full story

Bengals owner wants to change team's image

Bengals owner Mike Brown wanted to do another "Hard Knocks" training camp series with HBO because he thinks it will change his franchise's image as a place where troubled players are welcomed. Full story

PFT: Mike Brown: Linking concussions and dementia is “speculation”

Bengals owner Mike Brown says there’s no proof that players who suffer concussions on the football field are more likely than the average man to develop dementia later in life. Brown said today that there simply isn’t enough research to draw the conclusion that football players who suffer concussion Full story

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  Making football safer for pros and rising athletes

Arizona Cardinals Wide Receiver Larry Fitzgerald is the 2013 spokesman for USA Football's Protection Tour, which teaches safety education to youth football players, parents and coaches. Fitzgerald joins Morning Joe to discuss the program.

  Baseball helmet safety standards to increase

Since the 1980s, all batters’ helmets have been required to withstand hits from 68-mph balls, but baseball equipment company Rawlings is changing those standards, making helmets that can withstand an impact at 70 mph for younger players and up to 100 mph for major leaguers. NBC’s Kerry Sanders repor

  The NFL’s concussion lawsuit gets its day in court

NFL players are accusing the league of fraud and a cover up, contending that the league hid the risks of concussions. Dorsey Levens, a former NFL running back who was in the court Tuesday, joins Chris Hayes to discuss the lawsuit.

  Judge to Decide NFL's Fate

More than 4,000 former NFL players claim intentional mis-representation, negligence and fraud when it comes to the League's awareness of the risks associated with concussions, reports CNBC's Brian Shactman. The lawsuits are going before a Federal judge...

  Studying the effects of “heading”

Although the common soccer skill of “heading” a ball doesn’t usually cause concussions, researchers are taking a closer look at how it effects the brain.

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Casey BiddleRock Center concussionsCasey Biddle, 15, tries to avoid headers after suffering two concussions. During the time that Rock Center interviewed her, she suffered another concussion, but continued to play in two more soccer games before confessing to her trainer that her head had been hu

Kimmie Zeffert at physical therapy. She had her first concussion two years ago when she was just 12 years old. Zeffert is part of a group of teenage girls who once bonded on the soccer field but are now seeking solace with one another after suffering concussions playing the game they loved.
Kimmie Zeffert at physical therapy. She had her first concussion two years ago when she was just 12 years old. Zeffert is part of a group of teenage girls who once bonded on the soccer field but are now seeking solace with one another after suffering concussions playing the game they loved.

Kimmie Zeffert at physical therapy Rock Center concussions Kimmie Zeffert had her first concussion two years ago when she was just 12 years old. A concussion from heading the ball and being elbowed in the back of the head during a game ended her soccer career. Zeffert has been unable to make it thro

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Pittsburgh Penguins Sidney Crosby looks on durng hockey practice Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012 in Montreal. Crosby is still recovering from a concussion and neck injury that have sidelined him for most of the season. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Paul Chiasson)

FILE: Crosby Out Indefinitely With Concussion
FILE: Crosby Out Indefinitely With Concussion

PITTSBURGH, PA - FILE: Sidney Crosby #87 of the Pittsburgh Penguins waits to take a face off against the Boston Bruins on December 5, 2011 at CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It was reported that Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins is out indefinitely with concussion-like sym