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Looks Like We’re One Step Closer To Cyberball With These Dartmouth Tackling Bots

The big brains at Dartmouth College have created a smarter tackling dummy. Let’s hope it doesn’t get tired of all the abuse and leads the rise of the machines.


GLENDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 01: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell looks on from the sidelines during Super Bowl XLIX between the New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks at University of Phoenix Stadium on February 1, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

NFL Concussion Awards On Hold Amid Appeals Through This Fall

Retired NFL players seeking payouts from the potential $1 billion NFL concussion settlement could be waiting until next year based on appeals being weighed this fall.

97.1 The Ticket–06/25/2015

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U-M Doctor: Still A Lot Of Misinformation Regarding Sports Concussions

University of Michigan sports neurologist Dr. Jeffrey Kutcher has treated athletes at all levels and said that while there has been an increase in concussion education and awareness, there is still a lot of misinformation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/13/2015

Alvaro Pereira of Uruguay receives treatment during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group D match between Uruguay and England at Arena de Sao Paulo on June 19, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (credit: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

3 Reasons Why FIFA Needs To Pay More Attention To Concussions

To many-a-fan’s dismay, some players were noticeably ‘out of it’ and even collapsed after sustaining a head injury during play. While getting injured is something that can happen in any sport, certain protocols need to be followed to ensure player safety.



World Cup Renews Attention To Soccer Injuries, Concussions

Beaumont Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Joseph Guettler says as children enter sports earlier, the odds for serious injury rises, especially for girls.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/09/2014

Caption:17 Jan 1997: Reed Larson of the NHL moves the puck during the Heroes of Hockey game against California at the San Jose Arena in San Jose, California. The NHL won the game, 4-3. Mandatory Credit: Jamie Squire /Allsport

More Former Players Sue NHL Regarding Concussions

Another group of former NHL players has joined the fight for compensation for head injuries they say they incurred while playing, while at the same time targeting the violence of the game that they believe brought about those injuries.

97.1 The Ticket–04/16/2014

SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 05: A biathlon athlete practices ahead of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at the Laura Cross-Country Ski and Biathlon Center on February 5, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Michigan Concussion Specialist Headed To Sochi For The Olympic Games

A metro Detroit doctor will have a front row seat to the Olympics in Russia — but not as a spectator.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/05/2014

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)

Concussion Issues Linger Even As NFL Says Concussions Down 13 Percent

Despite what appears to be progress, the league’s shady history of handling concussions continues to hover.

CBS Detroit–01/30/2014

TAMPA, FL - SEPTEMBER 11:  Running back Jahvid Best #44 of the Detroit Lions rushes upfield against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the season opener at Raymond James Stadium September 11, 2011 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Jahvid Best Suing NFL, Helmet Manufacturer Riddell Over Concussions

Former Lions running back Jahvid Best is now going after the NFL and helmet manufacturer Riddell.

CBS Detroit–01/28/2014


Incidence Of Concussions Increasing Among Students

There’s a big jump in the number of kids showing up at the emergency room with concussions from sports activities.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/30/2013