UFC says its concussion protocol is better than the NFL’s, and they might need to prove it tonight after Marcel Fortuna knocked Anthony Hamilton out so severely that the latter struggled to rise for the official announcement.
Chris Conley took a blow to the head from Steelers safety Sean Davis that left the Chiefs receiver dazed on the turf late in Kansas City’s playoff game tonight against Pittsburgh. In classic NFL concussion protocol fashion, Conley returned to the game after missing just one play:
Baylor freshman Grayland Arnold gives a thumb’s-up as he is carted off the field early in the Bears’ game against Texas in Austin.
Minnesota defensive back Duke McGhee was ejected for targeting after a play that left Illinois wide receiver Malik Turner on a stretcher.
Senior Tennessee defensive lineman Danny O’Brien left the field in College Station on a stretcher today after a fourth-quarter helmet-to-helmet hit.
Tennessee center Dylan Wiesman left today’s game against Texas A&M after a hit to the head left him dazed and unable to leave the field. CBS reported the unpaid senior athlete was “distraught,” but did not give any indications on his health condition.
Greg Jones left Ohio Stadium in an ambulance today after a helmet-to-helmet collision with a teammate in the first quarter left the Rutgers linebacker on a stretcher.
Vontaze Burfict’s head shot to Antonio Brown and a subsequent penalty on Adam “Pacman” Jones earned the Steelers and a hobbled Ben Roethlisberger enough yardage to set up a game-winning field goal—one that erased what had been a stunning fourth-quarter Bengals comeback.
Tonight’s already tense Steelers-Bengals Wild Card game turned very ugly after Ryan Shazier knocked out Giovani Bernard and forced a fumble with a devastating hit delivered to Bernard’s skull. Brain damage apologists at CBS defended the play as legal and simply called the play “unfortunate,” because Bernard’s status…
North Texas tight end Marcus Smith left the field on a stretcher after crashing into a concrete sideline wall late in his team’s game at Louisiana Tech.
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The brain researchers to whom Bob Probert donated his postmortem brain will announce Thursday that the late NHL tough-guy suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) when he died of a heart attack last summer. CTE is the condition in which concussion concerns from the NFL on down to youth sports are rooted.
Back in his playing days, the only quarterback who has ever led the Chicago Bears to a Super Bowl victory was feisty enough to wear a headband when told he couldn't. Probably a four-game suspension today.
The NFL would like everyone to just calm down about all the brain-melting that they help create every Sunday, at least until they can finish their own personal scientific study that will be totally fair and not at all biased.