NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

...CHICAGO - The NCAA agreed Tuesday to help athletes with head injuries in a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit...than ours."Later that year, the NCAA established a head-injury policy that states that athletes should be kept from...

Panthers' Hardy upset arrest has become a distraction

...of practice after tweaking his right knee.Pryor will be sidelined while he goes through the NFL's protocol for head injuries before being cleared to return.Amaro said his knee buckled a bit late in practice, but added that he should be fine...

Toilet contents stop up Athens road

...County police said. No other vehicles were involved in the incident and the driver of the tanker truck suffered a slight head injury, according to police.South Milledge Avenue was closed between Georgia Botanical Gardens and East Whitehall Road during...

Ninety football hall members expected to attend induction ceremony

...not providing accurate information about the risk of head injuries.The lawsuit on behalf of Smith, Ladell Betts, Anthony...withheld information from the players about the risks of head injuries."The former players are seeking medical monitoring...

NFL removes $675 million cap on damages from concussions

...cover current NFL players, nor does it include an admission from the league that it hid information from players about head injuries."Today's agreement reaffirms the NFL's commitment to provide help to those retired players and their families...

Falling limb kills SC boy, 3

...Watts says Jacoby Latta was at a church picnic at Irmo Community Park Saturday afternoon when he was hit by the branch. The boy died several hours later at the hospital. Watts says an autopsy Sunday determined Latta died from a head injury.


...Lim, of Norcross, leads with 72. Auto RacingSchumacher is out of his comaNearly six months after suffering serious head injuries in a skiing accident, seven-time Formula One champion Michael Schumacher left a French hospital on Monday and was...

Roman numeral days should be numbered for Super Bowl

...that kids might be interested in.In a league struggling to deal with lasting cognitive impairment from traumatic head injuries, increasingly more difficult brain teasers in the title of your championship game is probably not the best way to...

Driver Joey Logano: Racing is 'a lot safer' than football

...wall at 200 than have a 300-pound linebacker coming at me."The NFL has agreed to a $765 million settlement of a head injuries lawsuit with hundreds of players, though the deal was rejected by a federal judge in January. NASCAR, since the 2001...

History of violence detailed in former mental patient's trial

...after a long fight, Thompson testified.At Augusta regional mental hospital, McDaniel, 40, suffered a near fatal head injury.The doctor who performed neurosurgery on McDaniel, Dr. Jonathan Tuttle, testified he was shocked at the amount...