Protective Caps for Pitchers Approved by Major League Baseball

NEW YORK (AP) — Big league pitchers might feel safer on the mound this season.

Scientists Unveil Pitch Count For Head Injury Prevention

NEW YORK — Doctors focused on lowering risk of sports concussions and long-term head injuries introduced Hit Count, a data-driven p

St. Joseph (FL) Senior Survives Life-Threatening Medical Condition On The Basketball Court

Megan Leitner was lying on the basketball court just a few feet away from her St. Joseph Academy teammates in early December.

Lead Negotiator Facing Strong Opposition In NFL Concussion Lawsuit

One week after a federal judge refused to grant preliminary approval of the NFL concussion settlement, the lead negotiator for the player

NFL, NHL Concussion Cases Are Not The Same

Three months after the NFL agreed on a $765 million settlement with thousands of ex-players for concussion-related health problems, a gro

University of Washington Study Finds Younger Players More Likely To Suffer Concussion

There's been a lot of research on the effects of concussion in recent years, but the focus has largely been on high school and profession

The man on the cutting edge with athletes: 10 questions with Dr. James Andrews

If a famous athlete gets hurt these days, three words are likely to follow: Dr. James Andrews.

Verona, Cedar Grove Athletic Trainers Reflect On New Health Focus On Sudden Cardiac Death

Local athletes have a new piece of paper to go along with the constantly growing pile of forms they must sign before participating in a h

Citing Costs, N.H.L. Injury Study Urges More Safety

An author of a new medical study said the high cost of paying injured N.H.L.

NFL Concussion Deal Delayed by Judge on Payout Concern

The National Football League’s $914 million settlement of claims tied to player concussions was denied preliminary approval by a federal