Head injuries

FILE - This Aug. 12, 2014 file photo shows safety helmets in a container in a pre-K classroom at an elementary school in Oklahoma. Comprehensive new children's concussion guidelines from the U.S. government released on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, recommend against routine X-rays and blood tests for diagnosis and reassure parents that most kids' symptoms subside within one to three months. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
September 04, 2018 - 11:20 am
CHICAGO (AP) — New U.S. guidelines for concussions in children recommend against routine X-rays and blood tests for diagnosis. They also reassure parents that most kids' symptoms clear up within one to three months. The guidelines released Tuesday in JAMA Pediatrics say signs of potentially more...
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St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Daniel Poncedeleon (62) throws against the Cincinnati Reds during the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, July 23, 2018, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Gary Landers)
July 23, 2018 - 11:02 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — Daniel Poncedeleon wasn't going to let a sore neck ruin his major league debut, not after all he's come through in the last year. The Cardinals' determined rookie shook it off and made St. Louis history. Poncedeleon was sensational 14 months after suffering a severe head injury,...
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St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Daniel Poncedeleon (62) throws against the Cincinnati Reds during the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, July 23, 2018, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Gary Landers)
July 23, 2018 - 10:10 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — St. Louis starter Daniel Poncedeleon made a sensational debut 14 months after suffering a severe head injury, throwing no-hit ball for seven innings Monday night before Eugenio Suarez led the Cincinnati Reds' two-out rally in the ninth for a 2-1 victory over the Cardinals. Suarez'...
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St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Daniel Poncedeleon (62) throws against the Cincinnati Reds during the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, July 23, 2018, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Gary Landers)
July 23, 2018 - 9:19 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — St. Louis right-hander Daniel Poncedeleon has thrown seven hitless innings in his major league debut against the Cincinnati Reds, 14 months after he suffered a life-threatening head injury on the mound. Poncedeleon was hit on the right temple by a line drive while pitching for...
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FILE - This Aug. 9, 2014 file photo shows an NFL logo on a goal post pad before a preseason NFL football game between the Detroit Lions and the Cleveland Browns at Ford Field in Detroit. A federal judge Wednesday, July 18, 2018 denied a request from the NFL to appoint a special investigator to look into what the league says is extensive fraudulent claims on the $1 billion concussion settlement. (AP Photo/Rick Osentoski, File)
July 18, 2018 - 5:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Lawyers representing former NFL players estimated Wednesday that payouts from the concussion settlement with the league will top $1.4 billion, a $400 million jump because of thousands more players filing claims. The number of players who filed to be a part of the settlement is...
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FILE - This Aug. 9, 2014 file photo shows an NFL logo on a goal post pad before a preseason NFL football game between the Detroit Lions and the Cleveland Browns at Ford Field in Detroit. A federal judge Wednesday, July 18, 2018 denied a request from the NFL to appoint a special investigator to look into what the league says is extensive fraudulent claims on the $1 billion concussion settlement. (AP Photo/Rick Osentoski, File)
July 18, 2018 - 4:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal judge denied a request from the NFL on Wednesday to appoint a special investigator to look into what the league says is extensive fraudulent claims on the $1 billion concussion settlement. Judge Anita Brody wrote in her federal court ruling that the league's attorneys...
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Stipe Miocic, left, and Daniel Cormier pose during a news conference for UFC 226, Thursday, July 5, 2018, in Las Vegas. The two are scheduled to fight in a heavyweight title fight Saturday in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
July 05, 2018 - 9:58 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Max Griffin isn't proud of his reaction after he heard UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway dropped out of his fight against Brian Ortega with apparent symptoms of a concussion. "To me, we're fighters," said Griffin, a UFC welterweight. "We always have a concussion, you know?"...
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FILE - In this Dec. 3, 2017, file photo, Max Holloway, left, punches Jose Aldo, of Brazil, during the third round of a UFC 218 featherweight mixed martial arts bout in Detroit. UFC featherweight champion Holloway's representatives say he is dropping out of his title defense against Brian Ortega at UFC 226 this weekend due to apparent concussion symptoms. Holloway's management team announced the decision in a statement issued Wednesday night, July 4, 2018, three days before the bout. (AP Photo/Jose Juarez, File)
July 05, 2018 - 3:01 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Featherweight champion Max Holloway has been pulled from his title fight against Brian Ortega at UFC 226 due to symptoms of an apparent concussion. The UFC confirmed the decision Thursday, one day after Holloway's management team said he wouldn't fight Saturday at the UFC's biggest...
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July 05, 2018 - 12:10 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway's representatives say he is dropping out of his title defense against Brian Ortega at UFC 226 this weekend due to apparent concussion symptoms. Holloway's management team announced the decision in a statement issued Wednesday night, three...
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June 27, 2018 - 6:58 pm
The news that Tyler Hilinski, the Washington State quarterback who shot himself with a rifle in January and left a suicide note, was diagnosed with chronic traumatic encephalopathy this week left researchers again warning about the dangers of tackle football. Hilinski, 21, was diagnosed with Stage...
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