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Concussion apps vary in their accuracy, usefulness

By Kathryn Doyle NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Some smartphone and tablet apps contain accurate information to help parents, coaches and athletic trainers tell when an athlete has a concussion, according to a new review of the tools. But concussio...  More »

Goodell confident concussion settlement will be approved

By Steve Keating NEW YORK (Reuters) - NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said on Friday he is confident the proposed concussion settlement between the league and players will be approved despite a U.S. judge's hesitation to sign off on the deal. ...  More »

NFL-Goodell confident concussion settlement will be approved

By Steve Keating NEW YORK, Jan 31 (Reuters) - NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said on Friday he is confident the proposed concussion settlement between the league and players will be approved despite a U.S. judge's hesitation to sign off on th...  More »

NFL, players see progress in tackling concussions

They should not see a player lying prone on the field after the sickening crack of a helmet-to-helmet hit, thanks to an NFL effort to reduce player concussions. With a growing body of research showing that hits to the head over years on the footb...  More »

Family of ex-NFL star Seau objects to concussion lawsuit settlement

The family of former San Diego Chargers star Junior Seau, who killed himself in 2012, raised objections on Friday to a $760 million proposal to settle a lawsuit brought by thousands of former professional football players charging that the Nationa...  More »

Ex-NFL players could get $5 million each in concussion settlement: lawyers

By Daniel Lovering BOSTON (Reuters) - Former National Football League players suffering from dementia and other health problems will be eligible to receive up to $5 million each under a settlement reached in a lawsuit brought by thousands of retir...  More »

Ex-NFL players could get $5 mln each in concussion settlement -lawyers

By Daniel Lovering BOSTON, Jan 7 (Reuters) - Former National Football League players suffering from dementia and other health problems will be eligible to receive up to $5 million each under a settlement reached in a lawsuit brought by thousands ...  More »

Former players sue NHL over concussions

(Reuters) - Ten former players have filed a class action lawsuit against the National Hockey League (NHL), claiming the league did not do enough to prevent concussions. Former Toronto Maple Leafs Gary Leeman and Rick Vaive were among the players ...  More »

NHL-Former players sue NHL over concussions

Ten former players have filed a class action lawsuit against the National Hockey League (NHL), claiming the league did not do enough to prevent concussions. Former Toronto Maple Leafs Gary Leeman and Rick Vaive were among the players to file a cl...  More »

NFL agrees to $765 mln settlement deal in concussion lawsuit

(Adds quotes from mediator, lead plaintiff, paragraphs 5-8, 10) By Scott Malone BOSTON, Aug 29 (Reuters) - The National Football League has agreed to a $765 million settlement deal with thousands of former players who sued the league, accusing it ...  More »

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