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DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 12:  Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers leaves the field at halftime after leaving the game with a concussion while playing the Detroit Lions on December 12, 2010 at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Football Is A Dangerous Game—And That’s Why The Players Deserve Concussion Compensation [BLOG]

When the NFL awarded $766 million to retired players last week, the sports opinion machine broke into two tribes, and both have been sniping at each other on the internet.

97.1 The Ticket–09/03/2013

Ex-NFL Players, Lions QB Part Of Brain Study In Detroit

A former Detroit Lions quarterback is among the 10 former players who have had their brains studied with state-of-the-art MRI methods at Wayne State University.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/30/2013

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 28:  Wide receiver Titus Young #16 of the Detroit Lions jumps into the stands to celebrate a touchdown catch in the second quarter against the Seattle Seahawks October 28, 2012 at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

The Mystery Of Titus Young Continues, Saga Highlighted In New Report

The saga of former Detroit Lions wide receiver Titus Young came back into the national spotlight Tuesday when Robert Klemko of Sports Illustrated’s online venture MMQB published a lengthy piece detailing Young’s decline.

CBS Detroit–08/14/2013

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 12: Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers leaves the field at halftime after leaving the game with a concussion while playing the Detroit Lions on December 12, 2010 at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

NFL To Use NCAA Concussion Suit Charges As Defense In Its Own Suit?

The NCAA held a concussion summit in April 2010.

97.1 The Ticket–07/22/2013

INDIANAPOLIS - NOVEMBER 15:  Junior Seau #55 of the New England Patriots looks on warm ups before the game against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium on November 15, 2009 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Seau Lawsuit Merged With Concussion Case Against The NFL

Two wrongful-death lawsuits over the suicide of Junior Seau have been consolidated with NFL concussion litigation in Philadelphia.

97.1 The Ticket–04/03/2013

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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