• Helmet safety study to track youth football players for 5 years

    WASHINGTON — A national study looking at youth football players and head impacts will take five years, but the result will be safer and lighter helmets for younger players. “We know very little about youth…

  • Pens goalie co-opts Steelers look (Photos)

    Marc-Andre Fleury will debut a new goalie mask in Saturday\’s outdoor game against the Blackhawks.

  • Ski helmet use on the rise, injury rates flat

    Formula One racing great Michael Schumacher is the latest celebrity to suffer a life-threatening brain injury while skiing with a helmet. Although ski helmet use is up, the rate of severe brain injuries is unchanged.

  • Va. and Md. debate bike safety laws

    Both Maryland and Virginia are considering new
    legislation when it comes to bicycle safety.