January 16, 2020 Amanda Prahl-Pop Sugar Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is one of the most dangerous neurological conditions athletes can face, in part because there’s still very little known about the disease. One of the most notable cases occurred in Aaron Hernandez, the ex-NFL star whose troubled life, crimes, and untimely death are the subject

January 16, 2020 WKRC-TV (Cincinnati, OH) Legendary football players and a breakthrough that could reverse damage from concussions. Local 12’s Duane Pohlman investigates, Sunday at 11 p.m. on Local 12 News.

January 16, 2020 Robyn TitletownTech, the technological partnership between the Packers and Microsoft, is bringing some exciting technology to Green Bay. The business has invested in a tool that can detect concussions and brain injuries on first glance. The research has proven it, if you’re taking hit, after hit, after hit on the field,

January 14, 2020 Allison Latos-WSOC-TV (Charlotte, NC): Concussions among high school students-athletes could lead to an increased risk of suicide, according to a new study from the University of Texas Health Science Center. More than 13,000 teenagers who had a concussion in the last year were more likely to report depression, suicide and suicide attempts.

January 14, 2020 Morgan Frances-WJZY-TV (Charlotte, NC) Luke Kuechly’s retirement was surprising to many, but it became clear it’s something he hasn’t taken lightly. “It’s never the right time to step away but now is the right time for me,” Kuechly said in his announcement video. The now former Panthers linebacker didn’t give a specific

January 16, 2020 The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) Board of Directors passed regulations mandating that schools require parents and students to view a concussion education video known as CrashCourse prior to each season. The video was developed by TeachAids, a 501(c)(3) non-profit leader in global education innovation, and researchers at Stanford

January 16, 2020 PR Newswire National Flag Football, the nation’s #1 NFL flag program in the country announced today that two new flag football technologies will be in action at the 2020 Flag Football National Championships: The Road to Tampa, presented by Busch Gardens and Xenith. The event will take place at the Tournament Sportsplex

Assistant Football Equipment Manager The role of the Assistant Football Equipment Manager is to oversee and manage the daily operations of the football equipment room. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the oversight of all operations in the equipment room, issuance and maintenance of all athletic equipment and apparel for student athletes, coaches and

January 14, 2020 Chicago Tribune Gary Fencik and Doug Plank played with abandon as hard-hitting Bears safeties in the 1970s and ’80s. They didn’t think much about their long-term health in those days, but they reflected on their violent careers and discussed concussions, CTE and post-football life in a video posted Tuesday by The Players’