A new study is looking into the effects of concussions and brain injuries in former professional football players.
The Wild don’t have many questions about their roster. They do have hope about one spot.
While the Minnesota Vikings wait to see how star receiver Percy Harvin’s sprained left ankle responds in practice this week, they did receive some good news on the health of tight end Kyle Rudolph and safety Harrison Smith.
The Minnesota Vikings have two key starters who must pass post-concussion tests before they can be cleared for action, tight end Kyle Rudolph and strong safety Harrison Smith.
The number of concussions in youth football has been declining in recent years; concussion concerns are a big part of that.
For the first time, solid numbers are being collected in Minnesota on how concussions really affect high school athletes.
Concussions and head injures have become such a concern for some parents that they are encouraging their kids not to try out for football.
Minnesota Vikings cornerback Chris Cook and tight end Kyle Rudolph are recovering from concussions.
Concussions from playing football have become a growing concern at all levels of play, but especially in younger players. Kids can join tackle football leagues as early as in the third grade.
Concussions is a hot topic today in the NFL. Former quarterback Joe Theismann is well aware of this, and well aware of the risks inherent in suiting up for the game.
When you think of sports injuries, you probably think high intensity, contact sports like hockey and football. However, in southern Minnesota, softball coaches are trying to highlight the risk of the game – and push for more protective gear.
Each year, dozens of high school athletes are forced to drop out of their favorite sport due to a concussion. Now there’s a new concussion support group that’s helping young athletes.
Denard Span has reported to Minnesota Twins spring training, and the center fielder is ready to see how he feels coming off a year of concussion problems.
Fred McNeill played linebacker for the Vikings in two Super Bowls. Ultimately, the violent game that pro football is has taken its toll on McNeill.
A Twin Cities researcher is getting federal funding to study concussions.
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