(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – State lawmakers are considering a bill that would make it mandatory for youth coaches to provide athletes, parents, and guardians information on the risks and dangers of concussions. Among those advocating […]
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) Former UConn quarterback Casey Cochran is heading to the state Capitol to support legislation designed to better educate athletes about the dangers of concussions. Cochran decided to end his playing career after […]
(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Last session, the General Assembly passed legislation making changes and additions to laws regarding concussion prevention in young athletes. Among them: training and review for coaches, as well as refresher training […]
Connecticut Senator Chris Murphy joined doctors in Hartford today, to call for the passage of a bill requiring a national panel to create standards for when young athletes can return to play, after a concussion.
Head injuries and football in particular are hot topics again, after yet another death on the gridiron. Three recent deaths on the football field, and an apparent injury suffered by the quarterback of the University […]
While searching for a cancer cure, Dr. James Lechleiter discovered compounds that stimulate the special cells that protect the brain from long-term damage.
A week after announcing he would end his on-field football career because of a series of concussions, former UConn starting quarterback Casey Cochran talked about the decision with Connecticut reporters. Hear the news conference.
UConn’s Casey Cochran, who decided this week to stop playing football after suffering a series of concussions, will stay with the team as a coach-in-training.
Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia is out of the lineup for the second straight game because of concussion-like symptoms.
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.