Report: Kickboxer Died After Bout Due To Cheap Promoter, Inept Doctors

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel went long this weekend on the death of Dennis Munson, a 24-year-old kickboxer who in March collapsed in the ring following his first amateur bout and died hours later. It's a harrowing read that catalogues a litany of errors that started well before the fight and continued during and… » 11/17/14 3:13pm 11/17/14 3:13pm

Keeper Gets Medical OK One Day After Spinning In Air, Landing On Head

Yesterday, Villarreal goalkeeper Sergio Asenjo took an ugly tumble, cartwheeling through the air after leaping for a ball and landing flush on his neck. Despite feeling "dizzy" and "groggy," Asenjo continued playing. Despite not remembering the incident, he's already been cleared to play again. » 11/10/14 5:39pm 11/10/14 5:39pm

The Future Of College Football Is ... The University Of The South?

Larry Majors saunters toward Hardee-McGee Field—the oldest on-campus football stadium in the South—from the brick house his family has owned for nearly 50 years, the one so close that a rusty tackling sled practically sits in the front yard. He passes a flagpole behind the east end zone that stands in tribute to great… » 11/10/14 3:17pm 11/10/14 3:17pm

Concussed Cardinals Safety Couldn't Remember Game He'd Just Played

Arizona Cardinals safety Tony Jefferson had a great game on Sunday, probably the best of his young career. He had 11 tackles—the most of any player—and his team beat Philadelphia 24-20 to advanced to 6-1, tied for the best record in the NFL. It's a game he would cherish forever, except he has no memory of it. Driving… » 10/30/14 10:20pm 10/30/14 10:20pm

Report: Almost All Ex-Players Will Take NFL's Concussion Settlement

ESPN's Outside The Lines reports today that lawyers involved in the concussion case expect "no more than a few hundred" of the approximately 18,000 former NFL players involved to opt out of the settlement. Just nine players have filed paperwork to opt out so far, OTL reports, and the deadline is Tuesday. » 10/13/14 4:43pm 10/13/14 4:43pm

Jake Locker Takes Brutal Late Hit To Head, Stays In The Game

Watch the video above. You'll see Jake Locker scramble for a 10-yard touchdown and get clocked with a forearm shiver to the helmet. He goes down, clutching his head, and when he's finally helped to his feet, appears woozy, and stumbles. He was taken to the locker room to be evaluated for signs of a concussion; despite… » 10/05/14 2:08pm 10/05/14 2:08pm

Alexis Knocks Chelsea Keeper Out Cold; Keeper Stays In Game


Early in today's match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, Arsenal midfielder Alexis Sánchez turned to run down a hopeful ball over the top, nearly got on the end of it, and ended his run by plowing his hip through Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois's head. Courtois appeared to be knocked out cold. He… » 10/05/14 10:08am 10/05/14 10:08am