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More on is CTE even diagnosable?

The Sports Skeptic is back to answer your questions and respond to your comments about his first piece on CTE and whether or not it's even a diasgnosable disease.


League of Denial - The NHL's own concussion problem

Last week, a stunning piece of journalism was aired on Frontline. "League of Denial," based on the book of the same name, delves into the problem of Chronic Traumatic Encepalopathy (CTE) in pro...

It's OK For Steve Yzerman to Change His Mind

Tampa Bay Lightning GM Steve Yzerman has changed his mind on fighting and opened himself up to a lot of criticism in the process.

WWE to hard sell Triple H's concussion angle

The Triple H concussion angle started on the May 20th episode of Raw is scheduled to be a long term storyline where his wife, father-in-law and perhaps even his kids plead for him to retire due to all the damage his brain has already taken.

WWE donates $1.2 million to head trauma research

In the latest sign that WWE are taking the concussion issue extremely seriously, the company have donated a whopping $1.2 million to Chris Nowinski's Sports Legacy Institute in order to help fund research into Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE).


Matt Hardy claims no long term concussion affects

Personally I find it very hard to believe that a paramedic can conclusively diagnose whether someone will have lingering effects from a serious concussion on the spot. But what do I know, I'm not a wrestler?

Tommy Dreamer believes concussions didn't cause Junior Seau's suicide

Perhaps the biggest issue facing combat sports is how they will handle concussions in the future, a question provoked by former NFL player Junior Seau's recent suicide. Even before he committed suicide there was speculation that he may be suffering from Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE), when he drove his SUV off a cliff in October 2010 hours after being arrested for assaulting his girlfriend.

K-State Slate: 5.4.12

The Slate is almost there. Today, Michael Orris commits to K-State, handy guide to conference realignment, conference champions only in football playoff (if they're in the top six), and Boston University requests opportunity to study Junior Seau's brain.

K-State Slate: 5.3.12

The Slate may make it. Today, Wichita State beats Bat Cats, Justin McCay ineligible for 2012, Charlie Weis doesn't understand the appellate process, Stephen Fry visits the Iron Bowl, and Junior Seau's suicide once again raises questions about football's effect on those who play the game.

Gary Patterson Has No Time For Your Unconsciousness

Gary Patterson is not only an exceptional football coach, but few realize that he has more insight into head trauma than a doctor and that he is fighting the good fight against the tyranny of...

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