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5 HOURS AGO - Washington Times

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Collision again raises issue of concussions in World Cup

MONTREAL (AP) - Germany coach Silvia Neid said forward Alexandra Popp did not have a concussion after banging heads with U.S. midfielder Morgan Brian in the first half of the women's World Cup semifinal. Both returned quickly to the game. "Alex had a laceration; she did not have a concussion," ...

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20 HOURS AGO - Huffington Post

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NHL Player Patrick Wey Retires At 24 Due To Concussions

Washington Capitals defenseman Patrick Wey has retired after suffering two concussions in 2014, according to team writer Mike Vogel on Monday. Wey, who last played with the Hershey Bears, a minor-league affiliate of the Capitals, was a restricted free agent this offseason. In retirement, he will pursue "educational interests." The 24-year-old hadn't played in a pro hockey game since October ...

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JUN 28, 2015 - MedPage Today

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JUN 25, 2015 - Washington Times

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NCAA, DoD chip in big money for extensive concussion study

More than 35,000 college athletes and cadets at U.S. service academies are helping researchers write a new, extensive and groundbreaking chapter in the study and tracking of concussions. With about $22 million in funding from the NCAA and Department of Defense, the college students have agreed to be monitored over ...

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JUN 24, 2015 - Washington Times

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NFL concussion awards on hold amid appeals through this fall

HADDONFIELD, N.J. (AP) - Retired NFL players seeking payouts from the potential $1 billion NFL concussion settlement could be waiting until next year based on appeals being weighed this fall. About 90 former players are appealing the final settlement approved this year by a federal judge in Philadelphia. The settlement ...

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