concussion

AP NCAA
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February 07, 2019 - 2:44 pm
The NCAA is facing more than 300 lawsuits from former college football players who claim their concussions were mistreated, leading to medical problems spanning from headaches to depression and, in some cases, early onset Parkinson's or Alzheimer's disease.
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High School Football Game
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October 24, 2018 - 8:30 am
Texas officials are requiring that the state's largest schools report concussions suffered by high school athletes in a move seen as the nation's biggest effort to track brain injuries among young athletes.
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Dak Prescott
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October 22, 2018 - 7:12 am
Dak Prescott appeared to use smelling salts as he headed back into the game against the Washington Redskins after being checked in the medical tent for a shoulder-to-helmet hit at the end of a run.
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 Max Holloway
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July 05, 2018 - 6:04 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway's representatives say he is dropping out of his title defense against Brian Ortega at UFC 226 this weekend due to apparent concussion symptoms. Holloway's management team announced the decision in a statement issued Wednesday night, three...
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May 18, 2017 - 8:55 am
Dallas players Matt Hedges and Kellyn Acosta knocked heads during a match last weekend. Hedges required six stitches and had to change his jersey because of blood. Yet some questioned if either player was checked for a concussion.
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