A Maryland lawmaker is drafting a bill that would ban tackling in football for children under the age of 14.
While a test is still a ways from being available to the public, the discovery of proteins in saliva activated by brain trauma is a big first step toward effectively diagnosing concussions.
Fred Pettus saw his promising college football career — and entire life — derailed by concussions. Now he’s suing the NCAA.
Aaron Hernandez’s lawyer says the former New England Patriots tight end’s brain showed severe signs of the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy.
A college football analyst for ESPN said he left the network because he could no longer continue supporting football in an analyst role saying he doesn’t “currently think the game is safe for the brain.”
Victims of CTE aren’t just the boxers, members of the military and football players with the illness. Families also face struggles associated with chronic traumatic encephalopathy.