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Junior Seau's Family Banned From Speaking At His Hall Of Fame Induction

Junior Seau’s induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame next month will feature a video celebrating his on-field accomplishments, but no mention of his football-caused brain injuries or his self-inflicted fatal gunshot wound in 2012. It also will not feature any words from his family members. » 7/24/15 4:05pm 7/24/15 4:05pm

Klay Thompson Suffers "Concussion-Like Symptoms" After Knee To Head

The NBA’s concussion policy is flawed. It is not necessarily that the NBA, its teams, and its players are trying to hide concussions—though they certainly have the incentive to do so—but that concussions cannot be adequately diagnosed by a ten-minute battery of tests in the locker room. We got a stark reminder of that… » 5/28/15 1:41am 5/28/15 1:41am

The Warriors Had No Idea If Steph Curry Had A Concussion Last Night

Steph called it the scariest fall of his career. “You’re in the air for a long time,” he said after the game, “not knowing how you’re going to hit the floor, knowing that it’s inevitable.” Curry’s taken harder hits—and come away with worse symptoms—but that second-and-a-half or so of unexpected flight was the… » 5/26/15 2:08pm 5/26/15 2:08pm

Carlos Gómez Leaves Game After Being Hit In Head By 97-mph Fastball

A Noah Syndergaard fastball struck Carlos Gómez in the temple, forcing the Brewers outfielder out of today’s game against the Mets in the sixth inning. Gómez spent several minutes on the ground before returning to the dugout, but we’ve received no word as to his condition. » 5/17/15 3:05pm 5/17/15 3:05pm

Aussie Rules Star Hospitalized After Being Knocked Out During Tackle

A head-to-head collision left Nick Riewoldt headed to the hospital in a hit that left the St. Kilda captain knocked out before he even hit the ground. Adelaide Crows defender Brodie Smith needed help getting off the field, too, and failed a concussion test. It’s the second suspected concussions of this Australian… » 5/16/15 1:02am 5/16/15 1:02am

Soccer Player Shoved Into Concrete Wall, Suffers Serious Head Injury

According to reports, Emanuel Ortega of Argentine club San Martín is currently hospitalized with a severe head injury stemming from the mid-match event you see above. While he and a Juventud Unida player chased after a ball heading out of bounds, the Juventud player gave him a push, causing him to lose his balance and… » 5/05/15 1:43pm 5/05/15 1:43pm

Robert Lewandowski Gets Smashed In Head; Guardiola Wants To Fight Ref

Deep into extra time of the Bayern Munich-Borussia Dortmund DFB Pokal semifinal, Robert Lewandowski got clobbered in the head by BVB’s keeper. The injury itself was pretty gnarly, as was the fact that Lewandowski remained in the game, but on a lighter note, check out Bayern’s manager’s reaction at not being awarded a… » 4/28/15 5:21pm 4/28/15 5:21pm

The NFL's Concussion Settlement Is Approved

The NFL’s concussion settlement was approved today by a federal judge. The decision is important because U.S. District Judge Anita Brody has held it up before, once because the amount in the fund had been capped (the cap has since been removed) and another time due to limits on money for medical monitoring, the New… » 4/22/15 9:07pm 4/22/15 9:07pm

San Jose Earthquakes Keeper David Bingham Walks Off A Blow To The Head

San Jose Earthquakes' goalkeeper David Bingham looked to suffer a pretty serious head injury in Saturday's game against the New England Revolution. Trying to defend a low cross, Bingham lunged toward the top of the penalty box, where his head was hit directly by the upper body of an offensive player a teammate. » 3/29/15 10:30am 3/29/15 10:30am

Michigan Center Jack Miller Quits Due To Concussion Concerns

Jack Miller was the starting center for all of Michigan's football games last season, and won a team award for being the squad's best lineman. Today, he told ESPN.com that he will not be returning for his senior season, in large part because he no longer wants to deal with the risk of getting concussed. » 3/25/15 5:15pm 3/25/15 5:15pm