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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

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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

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Program Gives Parents ‘Heads Up’ About Concussions

Michigan youth football groups are taking part in a new national program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/21/2013

Quarterback Cullen Finnerty and wide receiver Eric Fowler celebrate on the field after a big play. The duo played at Grand Valley State. (Photo provided by Eric Fowler)

Former GVSU Receiver Remembers Finnerty, Talks Football And Concussions

When answers emerged this week, the discovery of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a degenerative brain disease connected to repeated head trauma, in Finnerty’s brain did not shock Fowler.

CBS Detroit–08/16/2013

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State Launches Website To Educate About Concussions

It’s a big problem facing thousands of student athletes every year…sports-related concussions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/03/2013

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Snyder Signs, Lions Endorse Anti-Concussion Legislation

Gov. Rick Snyder has signed a new law that aims to protect young Michigan athletes from serious head injuries.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/23/2012

Jahvid Best #44 of the Detroit Lions September 25, 2011 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  (Photo by Adam Bettcher /Getty Images)

Lions’ Jahvid Best Working To Be Cleared To Play

Summer is over for the Lions, but the break continues for one player who’s been sidelined at training camp.

97.1 The Ticket–07/28/2012

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