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Latest Concussion Lawsuit Alleges 27-Year-Old Former NFL Guard Arron Sears Can No Longer Care For Himself

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers held high hopes for guard Arron Sears when they drafted him out of Tennessee in the second round of the NFL draft. Instead, he lasted just two years in the league before leaving football due to neurological symptoms. Now, his family claims, the 27-year-old Sears can no longer care for himself… » 6/28/12 2:30pm 6/28/12 2:30pm

Friday Night Blight: Why High School Football Is Ground Zero Of The Concussion Crisis

Every year, there are tens of thousands of concussions on high school football fields and no standardized guidelines for dealing with them. That's the real scandal of the head-injury epidemic, writes Will Carroll, and kids have died for our neglect. » 12/08/09 3:00pm 12/08/09 3:00pm