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# head-games - Friday 18 November, 2016

NFL player carted off the field in tears after suffering another apparent head injury
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NFL player carted off the field in tears after suffering another apparent head injury

Nov 18th 2016, 8:32 AM 9,493 Views 9 Comments

He’s suffered ‘repeated head trauma’.

# head-games - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Superstar Sid Crosby to miss start of NHL season after latest concussion
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Superstar Sid Crosby to miss start of NHL season after latest concussion

Oct 12th 2016, 8:57 PM 3,256 Views 7 Comments

Concussion is an unavoidable subject for every collision sport.

# head-games - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

'The risk is outweighing the reward': 30-year-old lock Hargreaves retires due to concussion
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'The risk is outweighing the reward': 30-year-old lock Hargreaves retires due to concussion

Oct 5th 2016, 10:42 AM 6,567 Views 5 Comments

His decision comes as a huge blow to Saracens.

# head-games - Friday 30 September, 2016

Worcester give captain Van Velze extended break from rugby after latest concussion
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# Using The Head

Worcester give captain Van Velze extended break from rugby after latest concussion

Sep 30th 2016, 3:46 PM 3,380 Views 1 Comment

‘The long-term welfare of the player is of utmost importance.’

# head-games - Thursday 4 February, 2016

'It’s hard to focus your eyes. You don’t feel well': Kevin Downes' concussion story
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'It’s hard to focus your eyes. You don’t feel well': Kevin Downes' concussion story

Feb 4th 2016, 7:15 AM 4,489 Views 2 Comments

Head injury ruled Limerick sharpshooter out of Munster decider, but now he’s targeting All-Ireland glory.

# head-games - Monday 1 February, 2016

'You have to mind the player from himself, but he was responsive': Mayo boss Rochford on Keegan concussion
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'You have to mind the player from himself, but he was responsive': Mayo boss Rochford on Keegan concussion

Feb 1st 2016, 6:45 AM 6,184 Views 8 Comments

Mayo say there was no immediate apparent problem with their star back.

# head-games - Sunday 31 January, 2016

Mayo medics accept Lee Keegan 'should have been withdrawn' after heavy clash
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# Concussion

Mayo medics accept Lee Keegan 'should have been withdrawn' after heavy clash

Jan 31st 2016, 5:10 PM 28,876 Views 40 Comments

The Mayo man’s big hit on Eoin Cadogan left both men unable to play on, but Keegan did.

# head-games - Thursday 17 December, 2015

'We've to create a culture where it's the norm to be honest about concussion' -- Kevin McLaughlin
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# All In The Head

'We've to create a culture where it's the norm to be honest about concussion' -- Kevin McLaughlin

Dec 17th 2015, 8:00 AM 7,364 Views 0 Comments

The flanker’s career was ended by collisions not involving his head after he covered up the problem for almost a year.

# head-games - Friday 6 November, 2015

The final trailer for Will Smith's new movie paints the NFL in a really bad light
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# League Of Denial

The final trailer for Will Smith's new movie paints the NFL in a really bad light

Nov 6th 2015, 10:30 AM 8,722 Views 4 Comments

Peter Landesman’s ‘Concussion’ is released next month.

# head-games - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

'The way the media cover it you'd think everyone was going to get concussed every game'
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'The way the media cover it you'd think everyone was going to get concussed every game'

Nov 3rd 2015, 5:11 PM 5,418 Views 5 Comments

The IRFU’s Head of Medical Services is not happy with some coverage of concussion.

# head-games - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Susceptibility to concussion forces retirement on Leinster and Ireland flanker Kevin McLaughlin
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# Concussion

Susceptibility to concussion forces retirement on Leinster and Ireland flanker Kevin McLaughlin

Sep 22nd 2015, 2:42 PM 9,507 Views 15 Comments

The 31-year-old played 115 times for his province over eight years.

# head-games - Friday 18 September, 2015

Research finds 96% of dead NFL players have brain disease at centre of concussion crisis
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# Shocking

Research finds 96% of dead NFL players have brain disease at centre of concussion crisis

Sep 18th 2015, 10:00 PM 6,474 Views 3 Comments

87 of 91 players tested positive for Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy.

# head-games - Thursday 10 September, 2015

An NFL rookie is retiring at 24 because the 'next hit could kill me'
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An NFL rookie is retiring at 24 because the 'next hit could kill me'

Sep 10th 2015, 8:47 AM 7,250 Views 2 Comments

Adrian Coxson has decided to call it a day before even playing a single snap.

# head-games - Friday 28 August, 2015

'One or two more serious knocks could be the end of George North's career'
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'One or two more serious knocks could be the end of George North's career'

Aug 28th 2015, 8:47 PM 8,891 Views 10 Comments

Wing set to make his return against Ireland but Warren Gatland is still concerned.

# head-games - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

Repeat concussions linked to impaired brain function in new rugby study
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# Study

Repeat concussions linked to impaired brain function in new rugby study

Jul 29th 2015, 6:00 PM 5,896 Views 12 Comments

A major study have revealed some startling facts.

# head-games - Thursday 21 May, 2015

George North's 'nightmare situation' continues with concussion to keep him out of semi-final
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George North's 'nightmare situation' continues with concussion to keep him out of semi-final

May 21st 2015, 1:00 PM 7,693 Views 6 Comments

The Northampton wing declared himself symptom-free, but his medical team have not cleared him to play.

# head-games - Thursday 9 April, 2015

'I remember everything now': Fergus McFadden talks us through his knock-out blow
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# Concussion

'I remember everything now': Fergus McFadden talks us through his knock-out blow

Apr 9th 2015, 8:31 AM 5,182 Views 1 Comment

The winger is following his return to play protocols this week after colliding with Kyle Eastmond’s shoulder.

# head-games - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

Head injury concerns forcing the NFL to redefine manhood
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Head injury concerns forcing the NFL to redefine manhood

Mar 25th 2015, 5:00 PM 5,687 Views 6 Comments

Former WWE star and concussion campaigner Chris Nowinski says he expects more young players to retire.

# head-games - Sunday 4 January, 2015

'We don't want to meet our players in 20 years time and find them suffering from dementia'
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# Long Term Impact

'We don't want to meet our players in 20 years time and find them suffering from dementia'

Jan 4th 2015, 12:30 PM 7,401 Views 15 Comments

Premiership rugby side Saracens have launched a ground-breaking concussion programme.

# head-games - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

NFL player says he'd rather 'die 10 years earlier' than not play American football
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NFL player says he'd rather 'die 10 years earlier' than not play American football

Dec 17th 2014, 9:00 PM 3,512 Views 1 Comment

Chris Conte has suffered three concussions this season.

# head-games - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Concussion not a concern for Sexton with ever-increasing knowledge protecting players
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Concussion not a concern for Sexton with ever-increasing knowledge protecting players

Nov 25th 2014, 8:40 PM 5,288 Views 3 Comments

The out-half insists his head injury is not overly serious, but is pleased that he has more information than ever to review the issue.

# head-games - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Could a device the size of a euro coin radically improve concussion identification?
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Could a device the size of a euro coin radically improve concussion identification?

Nov 5th 2014, 8:00 AM 7,877 Views 1 Comment

That’s what New Zealand based CSX hope for.

# head-games - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

New Premier League rules on concussion includes 'tunnel doctor' to assess TV replays
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New Premier League rules on concussion includes 'tunnel doctor' to assess TV replays

Aug 5th 2014, 3:14 PM 3,116 Views 2 Comments

The rules are similar to those employed by rugby, but the addition of video evidence will mean increased safety for players.

# head-games - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

US college sport governing body agrees $75 million settlement in concussion suit
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US college sport governing body agrees $75 million settlement in concussion suit

Jul 29th 2014, 7:46 PM 2,141 Views 0 Comments

The NCAA will provide €52.1 million for concussion testing and to diagnose current and former athletes.

# head-games - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Should Javier Mascherano be free to play on after reacting to a head injury like this?
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Should Javier Mascherano be free to play on after reacting to a head injury like this?

Jul 9th 2014, 10:02 PM 10,871 Views 18 Comments

The Argentina midfielder collapsed to the turf after a clash of heads.

# head-games - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Australian Rugby Union appoint dedicated concussion specialist
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# Brainwave

Australian Rugby Union appoint dedicated concussion specialist

Jun 10th 2014, 3:14 PM 3,074 Views 2 Comments

The Union also promise head injury-focused pitch-side doctors with the support of video replays to assess each injury.

# head-games - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Marshall 'pretty good' after head knock as Anscombe hails 'General' Jackson
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Marshall 'pretty good' after head knock as Anscombe hails 'General' Jackson

Mar 1st 2014, 10:45 AM 6,164 Views 18 Comments

Here are the highlights and reaction from Ulster’s big win over the Dragons last night.

# head-games - Sunday 12 January, 2014

Limiting impacts in training key to cutting concussions - Dr. Michael O'Brien
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Limiting impacts in training key to cutting concussions - Dr. Michael O'Brien

Jan 12th 2014, 7:00 PM 3,544 Views 0 Comments

The head injury specialist feels training time would be far better spent working on skills.

# head-games - Saturday 28 December, 2013

Instinctive Luke Marshall doing his talking on the pitch
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Instinctive Luke Marshall doing his talking on the pitch

Dec 28th 2013, 9:30 AM 1,697 Views 0 Comments

2013 has been a year of highs blows for the Ulster centre.

# head-games - Friday 13 December, 2013

'Tradition is a terrible reason to give people avoidable brain damage' - Chris Nowinski
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'Tradition is a terrible reason to give people avoidable brain damage' - Chris Nowinski

Dec 13th 2013, 1:05 PM 15,956 Views 21 Comments

The former WWE star and concussion campaigner spoke at the Acquired Brain Injury Ireland conference in Dublin today.

# head-games - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

O'Driscoll: Pro rugby players are guinea pigs for concussion study
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O'Driscoll: Pro rugby players are guinea pigs for concussion study

Sep 3rd 2013, 12:30 PM 5,059 Views 1 Comment

It’s a job that has to be done, says the former Ireland captain.

# head-games - Sunday 9 June, 2013

Chris Nowinski: We need to make contact sport safer, especially for kids
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Chris Nowinski: We need to make contact sport safer, especially for kids

Jun 9th 2013, 11:58 AM 7,022 Views 11 Comments

The head games author on the future of contact sports and what we can do to help.

# head-games - Saturday 8 June, 2013

'He could have been dead 10 minutes later' - Chris Nowinski on BOD blow against France
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'He could have been dead 10 minutes later' - Chris Nowinski on BOD blow against France

Jun 8th 2013, 5:00 PM 33,724 Views 13 Comments

The former WWE Star turned head trauma awareness campaigner called the decision ‘scary’.

# head-games - Sunday 24 February, 2013

Sports Film Of The Week: Head Games
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Sports Film Of The Week: Head Games

Feb 24th 2013, 9:30 PM 1,337 Views 0 Comments

Former wrestler and football player Chris Nowinski looks at the issue of head injuries in sports.