All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘concussion’

Ohio State Football Player Found Dead

The body of an Ohio State University football player who had gone missing was found in Columbus, Ohio on Sunday, according to authorities. Kosta Karageorge, a 22-year-old OSU defensive lineman and wrestler, disappeared Wednesday, and his body was found five days later. Karageorge apparently commited suicide inside of a dumpster near his apartment, by way of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. …

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Jovan Belcher’s Mother Sues KC Chiefs for Death

In more sad news concerning Jovan Belcher’s 2012 homicide-suicide, Sports Illustrated now tells us that a wrongful-death lawsuit has now been filed against his team by his mother Cheryl Shepherd. Belcher’s body has been recently exhumed so that his brain condition upon death could be further examined. Enough evidence has been found for Shepherd to believe that the Kansas City …

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Eight NFL Concussion Studies to Receive Millions in Funding

The fate of NFL athletes and a possible connection between repeated brain injury and later health problems is now being taken seriously by the NFL. As part of their new focus, the league last year donated $30 million to the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), primarily for research concerning brain trauma. Today the National Institutes of Health …

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Wes Welker Injured In Broncos Win, Unlikely To Play Thursday

Wes Welker left yesterday’s game with a concussion, and it looks like it may be serious enough to keep him out of their next game. Welker is playing in his first season for the Broncos after enjoying great success with Tom Brady and the Patriots for several years. During the Broncos game that was played on Sunday, Wes Welker was …

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Wes Welker Concussion Confirmed

Wes Welker did everything right when he played for the Patriots. The five foot nine wide receiver only missed three games in six seasons. He also held the franchise record in receptions and ranked third in receiving yards. And even though he was Tom Brady’s go-to-guy, the sure-handed Welker and the New England Patriots, could not come to terms in …

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Gale Sayers, Former Bears Running Back, Sues NFL

Gale Sayers, former star running back for the Chicago Bears, has reportedly sued the NFL. The legendary runner sued the NFL on Friday, claiming the league negligently handled the injuries that he repeatedly suffered to the head. The Hall of Famer played in the league for seven years. The NFL has been blamed in a number of lawsuits before this, …

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Man Hits Head And Becomes Piano Savant

A 40 year old man in Denver dove into the shallow end of a pool 6 years ago and he suffered a severe concussion, hearing and memory loss. A few days after the accident, Derek Amato sat down at a piano and played an original composition that lasted for hours. “As I shut my eyes, I found these black and …

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Jennifer Lawrence Gave Josh Hutcherson a Concussion

Jennifer Lawrence has played a tough chick throughout her young career; In Winter’s Bone she got her butt kicked by her hillybilly relatives and sawed off her dead father’s hand so that her family could collect insurance money, in Burning Plain she accidentally burned her mother and the man she was having an affair with alive after trying to smoke …

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