Brandi Chastain, Women’s World Cup Champ, Donating Brain to Science

Brandi Chastain, a member of the 1999 U.S. Women’s Soccer Team, is donating her brain to science. Concerned with all the news in recent years about the affects of brain injuries later in life, Chastain wants her brain studied, in…

“Concussion” Movie: Hollywood On Board in Protecting Athletes

Concussion–the movie about athletes who sustain concussions during play–presents one of the hottest health topics in sports circles to its viewers. With Hollywood on board with this topic, the film might do as much good as doctors have in spreading…

Scott Ross, USC All-American Linebacker, Dead at 45

Scott Ross, a former All-American linebacker and brief NFL player, has died. Ross was 45. Police say Ross was found dead in a car parked near a church. According to The University of Southern California, Ross died of heart failure.…

Junior Seau Family Lawsuit Still Forges On

The National Football League has made changes to the way it allows players to use their helmets during play, in an effort to eliminate, or at least reduce, the amount of head injuries that they experience. But for many, these…

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…