chronic traumatic encephalopathy
The aim is to prevent children in the seventh grade or younger from suffering traumatic head injuries.
The Washington State quarterback took his own life in January.
Football killed our sons. We can help fix the sport.
Everyone knows about the NFL's association with brain injury. But people who never get there also face a very real threat.
Former standout Utah State college football star, and for a short time NFL hopeful, De’Von Hall stands accused of the murder
Kevin Turner, who died in March at age 46, is the latest former football player to be diagnosed with the brain trauma disease.
"Regardless of how you get it, through BMX or hockey, you are at risk for this."
The soccer legend is the most high-profile female athlete to promise the organ to CTE research.
About a year ago in a column, I called out ESPN radio host Mike Golic for his on-air suggestions that football is as safe as it's ever been and for his unwavering support of "Heads Up." Sunday morning, I called him out again.
"Every case of diagnosed CTE has had one thing in common: a history of repetitive hits to the head."
It's been almost four decades since the playing days of Mike Webster and over 20 years since I left professional football. Since then, there have been numerous changes to the game, significant improvements in equipment, dramatic advancements in concussion testing and research, and effective new treatments.