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Parents Growing More Concerned Over Potential For Concussions In Young Soccer Players

The lawsuit was filed Wednesday and seeks class action status on behalf of current and former soccer players who competed for teams governed by FIFA and several U.S.-based soccer organizations.

08/28/2014

SEATTLE, WA - JANUARY 11: Wide receiver Percy Harvin #11 of the Seattle Seahawks is on the field after free safety Rafael Bush #25 of the New Orleans Saints was called for an unnneccesary roughness penalty in the first quarter during the NFC Divisional Playoff Game at CenturyLink Field on January 11, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Harvin Out For NFC Championship

Just like in the regular season Percy Harvin’s return to the field in the postseason was short lived as Harvin will not be playing against San Francisco this weekend.

01/18/2014

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Judge: $765 Million May Not Be Enough For Concussion Settlement

A federal judge in Philadelphia has preliminarily rejected a $765 million settlement of NFL concussion claims, fearing the sum may not be enough to cover injured players.

01/14/2014

David Ross, Red Sox (Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Red Sox Put Catcher Ross On Concussion DL

The Red Sox have placed catcher David Ross on the seven-day concussion disabled list and recalled catcher Ryan Lavarnway from Triple-A.

05/12/2013

File photo of children playing soccer. (credit: FAROOQ NAEEM/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Non-Concussion Head Hits During Football, Soccer Games Cause Long-Term Problems

Parents beware: Minor hits sustained during the course of a football or soccer season can produce to long-term thinking and memory problems.

03/12/2013

Junior Seau (Jamie Squire/Getty Images Sport)

Family Will Donate Junior Seau’s Brain For Research

The family of former NFL star Junior Seau will donate his brain for research into repetitive head injuries.

05/04/2012

Eric Chavez (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images Sport)

Yanks’ Chavez To 7-Day Concussion List; Nix In Lineup

Yankees third baseman Eric Chavez was released from the hospital and put on the seven-day concussion disabled list Thursday. Jayson Nix was signed to a major league contract and put into the starting lineup.

05/03/2012

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