Concussions

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Vikings Injuries: Rudolph, Smith Have Concussions

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.

11/26/2012

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Youth Football: Concussion Concerns Push Participation Down

The number of concussions in youth football has been declining in recent years; concussion concerns are a big part of that.

10/17/2012

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Health Department Tracking Concussions In High School Athletes

For the first time, solid numbers are being collected in Minnesota on how concussions really affect high school athletes.

10/17/2012

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Youth Football Numbers Fall As Concussion Fears Rise

Concussions and head injures have become such a concern for some parents that they are encouraging their kids not to try out for football.

10/08/2012

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Vikings: Cook, Rudolph Recovering From Concussions

Minnesota Vikings cornerback Chris Cook and tight end Kyle Rudolph are recovering from concussions.

08/19/2012

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Head Injury Awareness On The Rise In Youth Football

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.

08/13/2012

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NFL Legend Tackles Concussions

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.

06/16/2012

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Injured Softball Player Leads Push For Protective Face Masks

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.

03/27/2012

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Teens Make Group For Athletes With Concussions

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.

03/02/2012

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Twins’ Span Hopes To Put Concussion Behind Him

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.

02/22/2012

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Fmr. Viking Fred McNeill Battling Dementia After Football

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.

02/15/2012

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MN Doctor To Study Spike In Sports Concussions

A Twin Cities researcher is getting federal funding to study concussions.

01/17/2012

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Vikings’ Sullivan, Sanford Leave With Concussions

Minnesota Vikings center John Sullivan and safety Jamarca Sanford have left Sunday’s game against the Chicago Bears because of concussions.

10/16/2011

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A Chinstrap For Concussions?

If your son or daughter plays football or hockey, they need to find out about this product.

09/29/2011

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Injuries Lead Gopher, NFL Star Back To His Passion

Ben Utecht’s life has been a journey worthy of a book. Or in his case — a song.

08/04/2011

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