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The disease that carves an insidious path through the brain seems to be doing the same through sports. Chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the degenerative brain disease associated with concussions, has been identified in both a soccer and a rugby
School district officials plan to hire an architect next month to provide options and costs for a career and technical education center, where students could prepare for vocations in such fields as culinary arts, computer maintenance and construction.
The Oregonian A drone helicopter to record marching band formations...Those are the kinds of projects that Sherwood High School students in Oregon are already churning out. With a $494,000 grant from the state, school officials plan to buy more
After thousands of hits to his head and confronted with troubling symptoms, NFL Hall of Famer Joe DeLamielleure is sure he has the devastating brain disease CTE even though the strongest scientific evidence says it can only be diagnosed in the dead.
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 National
The baseball world and family members of former Cincinnati Reds and Kansas City Royals utility player Ryan Freel were saddened last year when the 36-year-old
The family wants to know if chronic traumatic encephalopathy, known as CTE, or something else played a role in the murder-suicide, according to the newspaper. CTE is a progressive degenerative brain disease found in some athletes with a history of
Five former Kansas City Chiefs players who were on the team between 1987 and 1993 filed a lawsuit Tuesday claiming the team hid and even lied about the risks of head injuries during that time period when there was no collective bargaining agreement
It's been widely reported that football and other contact sports increase the risk of a debilitating neurological condition called chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). But in the journal Neuropsychological Review , researchers are reporting only
Stories Leonard Marshall is going to deal with it, he says, just as he would a big offensive tackle or cut block on his way to the quarterback in his playing days. The challenge is bigger because the opponent is chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the