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NEW YORK - APRIL 22:  Jahvid Best (R) from the California Golden Bears poses with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell as they hold up a Detroit Lions jersey after the Lions selected Best number 30 overall during the first round of the 2010 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall on April 22, 2010 in New York City.  (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Jahvid Best ‘Never Giving Up Hope’ Of Playing Again

Jahvid Best hasn’t played since suffering his third major concussion in October 2011.

97.1 The Ticket–03/18/2013

Minnesota Vikings v Detroit Lions

Calvin Johnson: ‘You Get Concussed, You Gotta Keep On Playing’

Johnson was visibly out of it after the collision with Greenway.

CBS Detroit–10/11/2012

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images-File)

Michigan Senate Approves Anti-Concussion Bills

The Michigan Senate has approved legislation designed to protect student athletes from concussions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/26/2012

The photos compare images of two brains, one with and without head injury. The red areas indicates electrical activity in response to the task researchers asked study participants to perform, and non-injured brains show more red, thus more electrical activity during the task. Images courtesy of Steven Broglio, University of Michigan

UM: Concussions, Head Impacts May Accelerate Brain Aging

A new study from the University of Michigan finds that concussions and lesser head impacts may speed up the brain’s natural aging process by causing signaling pathways in the brain to break down more quickly than they would in someone who has never suffered a brain injury.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/07/2012

DETROIT - JANUARY 4: Two of Lem Barney's (former Detroit Lions hall of fame player) helmets are displayed at a U.S. House Judiciary field hearing January 4, 2010 in Detroit, Michigan. The hearing was designed to consider recent steps taken at the professional, college, and high school levels to deal with football brain injuries. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Mega-Lawsuit Says NFL Hid Brain Injury Links

A concussion-related lawsuit bringing together scores of cases has been filed in federal court, accusing the NFL of hiding information that linked football-related head trauma to permanent brain injuries.

97.1 The Ticket–06/07/2012

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High School Footballer Urges Athletes To Learn About Concussions

After an athlete takes a big hit on the playing field or a blow to the head, it’s difficult for coaches to know how to respond. But more and more evidence is mounting that it’s dangerous for athletes to try to shake off what could be a concussion.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/02/2011

New UM Clinic To Study, Treat Sports Concussions

Christopher Roth doesn’t remember the train wreck on the practice field: As a University of Michigan fullback, he and another player were running at each other from about 10 yards apart. The resulting collision left […]

08/22/2010

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