Minnesota Twins outfielder Denard Span has doctor’s clearance to begin a minor-league rehabilitation assignment, five weeks after suffering a concussion.
A new study highlights the heightened danger to young athletes who suffer concussions and sustain new head blows before they’ve fully recovered.
The days of young athletes getting their “bells rung” and returning to competition right away may be on the way out in Minnesota.
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.
A Minnesota Senator was hit by a car while out for a morning jog Wednesday.
Good news for Twins fans: Justin Morneau played four innings at first base Friday and said he felt normal.
Minnesota Twins star Justin Morneau hit a three-run double in a spring training “B” game on Tuesday, the first time he’s played since a concussion sidelined him in July.
Red Sox right-hander Josh Beckett has mild concussion symptoms, according to the team, after he was hit in the back of the head on Monday during batting practice before Boston’s exhibition game against the Minnesota Twins at City of Palms Park.
Justin Morneau has taken the field with his Minnesota Twins teammates for the first time since sustaining a concussion in July.
Brett Favre’s career apparently ends with him on the sideline.
Leslie Frazier counted Brett Favre out once before. He’s not about to do it again.
Brett Favre has missed his second straight day of practice. Vikings coach Leslie Frazier says his quarterback is still showing symptoms from a concussion.
The Minnesota Vikings are preparing this week as if Brett Favre won’t be able to start because of a concussion that knocked him out of the last game.
Pierre-Marc Bouchard is eager for his first game in 14 months for Minnesota. He says he’ll be a little nervous, too, coming back from a concussion.
He has missed 112 of the last 113 games for the Minnesota Wild, but Wednesday night, Pierre-Marc Bouchard will see his name in the lineup card once again.