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Kevin Love Will Have Concussion Tests On Wednesday

Kevin Love has finally turned a corner in his recovery from a recent concussion, and the Minnesota Timberwolves All-Star says he’s ready to take the necessary tests to return to the court.

04/17/2012

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Kevin Love Out Again

Minnesota forward Kevin Love was not with the team for Monday’s game against the Indiana Pacers because of a concussion and a neck strain.

04/16/2012

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Love Out Vs. Clippers With Concussion

Timberwolves All-Star Kevin Love has been cleared to return to Minnesota, but it is uncertain when his concussion will allow him to return to the court.

04/12/2012

Justin Morneau #33 of the Minnesota Twins hits an two-run single against the Cleveland Indians during the inning of their game on April 23, 2011 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (credit: Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Morneau Returns For Twins After Concussion Issues

Justin Morneau is healthy and ready to go for the Minnesota Twins. But he knows there are no guarantees that the concussion issues of the last two seasons are over.

02/24/2012

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Out With Concussion, Bouchard Practices Patience

Pierre-Marc Bouchard says he’s trying to stay positive after suffering another concussion.

01/11/2012

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Ponder Returns To Practice For Vikings, Will Start

Christian Ponder has passed all his concussion tests and is expected to start at quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings in the season finale against Chicago on Sunday.

12/28/2011

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Vikings LG Steve Hutchinson Suffers Concussion

Minnesota Vikings left guard Steve Hutchinson is recovering from a concussion.

12/19/2011

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Referee Put On Leave Over Accusations Of Hurting Player

A hockey referee accused of pushing and injuring a teenage player has been placed on leave.

12/13/2011

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Hockey Coach, Parent Accuse Referee Of Hurting Player

A hockey team wants answers after they say a referee went way too far. Scott didn’t want us to use his last name to protect his son’s identity. His 14-year-old son ended up with a concussion from hitting his head on the ice.

12/06/2011

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Span Nervous, Excited To Play Again For Twins

Denard Span has returned to the Minnesota Twins’ lineup for the first time in more than five weeks.

09/21/2011

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Span Unsure If He Will Return To Twins

Minnesota Twins outfielder Denard Span says the dizziness still “comes and goes” and he has a lower energy level from a concussion suffered June 3 and is unsure if he will return this season.

09/14/2011

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Twins OF Span Cleared To Start Rehab Assignment

Minnesota Twins outfielder Denard Span has doctor’s clearance to begin a minor-league rehabilitation assignment, five weeks after suffering a concussion.

07/15/2011

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Study Affirms Concussion Dangers To Young Athletes

A new study highlights the heightened danger to young athletes who suffer concussions and sustain new head blows before they’ve fully recovered.

06/19/2011

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Bill Aims To Prevent Second Concussion In Athletes

The days of young athletes getting their “bells rung” and returning to competition right away may be on the way out in Minnesota.

04/14/2011

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Bill Could Help Young Athletes Who Suffer Concussions

If a student returns to play too soon after suffering a concussion, there are growing concerns that it could cause permanent brain injury, even death. So, Minnesota lawmakers are talking about a concussion law for student athletes.

04/12/2011

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