Should Michigan High School Football Teams Convert To State-Of-The-Art Helmet?Vista Murrieta High School announced today it will equip its entire varsity football roster with the VICIS ZERO1 helmet for the 2019 football season. The ZERO1 has received the highest performance ranking in National Football League (NFL) and National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) helmet performance testing three years in a row.
NFL Approves New Rule Changes For KickoffsThe league announced seven new rules for kickoffs for the upcoming 2018 season.
Michigan Concussion Law Now Requires More TrainingThe law now requires coaches and any other adults involved in youth sports to complete an online training seminar every three years, as opposed to doing it just once.
DeAndre Levy: CTE, Long-Term Effects 'Not Talked About' By NFL TeamsLevy, other former players and brain-injury researchers spoke at a forum about what Congress can do to make the nation's most popular spectator sport safer.
New Helmet Technology Isn't A Cure-All For Football's Concussion IssuesAs exciting as some of the new technology is, it isn't a full solution to the problem facing the sport.
Haloti Ngata Consulted A Neurologist Before Committing To 2017 SeasonHaloti Ngata will be back for another season with the Lions, but only because he has been assured his brain can handle it.
Concussions: Study Finds Effects To Brain Months After Symptoms GoneThe number of reported concussions from sports has doubled in the last 10 years.
Ohio University Pays Sterling Heights Native Player $712K To Settle Concussion SuitThe settlement was finalized this week.
Keidel: NFL's Concussion ConfusionDid the NFL omit 100+ concussions from the study it relied upon to show no direct link between football and brain damage?
NFL Acknowledges Link Between CTE And Football Head Trauma For First TimeAppearing before a congressional committee Monday, Jeff Miller, the NFL's senior vice president for health and safety, was asked about a connection between hits in football and chronic traumatic encephalopathy. His answer was "certainly yes."
Michigan Schools Try Out Gold Standard Of Concussion Tests"You're taught to bounce up and get going, but he didn't bounce and as soon as a guy doesn't get up like you're used to, my heart skipped."
Mathis In Concussion Protocol This Week After Hit He Took Against VikingsAccording to Lions head trainer Kevin Bastin, Mathis was checked for a concussion late in the Vikings game, was cleared, then began showing symptoms after the team traveled to London.
Looks Like We're One Step Closer To Cyberball With These Dartmouth Tackling BotsThe 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.
NFL Concussion Awards On Hold Amid Appeals Through This FallRetired 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.
U-M Doctor: Still A Lot Of Misinformation Regarding Sports ConcussionsUniversity 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.