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  • New Focus On Concussions: No More 'Shake It Off'

    New Focus On Concussions: No More 'Shake It Off'
    On warm summer days in the 1970s, Harry Bellucci and his Bulkeley High teammates battled through double-session football practices. Bellucci, who graduated from the Hartford school in 1975, recalls participating in practice with a pounding headache...
  • Nearly 200 players opt out of NFL's proposed concussion settlement

    Just 196 of the estimated 20,000 retired NFL players opted out of the proposed settlement to concussion litigation with the league, according to papers filed in federal court Monday. Players had until Oct. 14 to opt out, but can revoke the moves up...
  • Fewer than 200 NFL retirees opt out of proposed concussion settlement

    Fewer than 200 NFL retirees opt out of proposed concussion settlement
    Just 196 of the estimated 20,000 retired NFL players opted out of the proposed settlement to concussion litigation with the league, according to papers filed in federal court Monday. Players had until Oct. 14 to opt out, but can revoke the moves up...
  • Judge won't delay deadline tied to proposed NFL concussion deal

    A federal judge denied four motions Thursday seeking to delay the Tuesday deadline for retired players and their families to opt out of the proposed NFL concussion deal. Attorneys representing the families of late NFL players Lewis Bush and Dave Duerson...
  • Former Trojan Mosi Tatupu selected to Polynesian Football Hall of Fame

    Former Trojan Mosi Tatupu selected to Polynesian Football Hall of Fame
    Former USC and NFL fullback Mosi Tatupu, who played for the Trojans in 1974-77, has been selected to the 2015 class of the Polynesian Football Hall of Fame. Former USC linebacker Junior Seau was part of the inaugural class last year. Tatupu, who...
  • Steinberg: Urgent action needed

    Amid the unrelenting furor surrounding the NFL and domestic violence the past three weeks, a critically important story concerning football, and all collision sports slipped by virtually unnoticed. A projection was made from NFL documents in the...
  • Fans are part of the football problem [Commentary]

    Fans are part of the football problem [Commentary]
    While football remains far and away our country's most popular sport, in the past few years it has also become our most fraught, thanks to a steady drumbeat of stories underscoring its moral and physical hazards. The headlines dominating the news for...
  • Junior Seau, Kurt Wagner nominated for Hall of Fame

    Junior Seau, Kurt Wagner nominated for Hall of Fame
    Linebacker Junior Seau and quarterback Kurt Warner were among the 113 modern-era candidates nominated for the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Tuesday. A total of 99 players and 14 coaches make up the list of 113 nominees, all of whom have been retired at...
  • Hall of Famer Joe DeLamielleure will object to NFL concussion deal

    Hall of Famer Joe DeLamielleure will object to NFL concussion deal
    Joe DeLamielleure, the Pro Football Hall of Fame offensive lineman, plans to object to the proposed NFL concussion settlement. “I’m going to tell everyone I know to object,” said DeLamielleure, who played for the Buffalo Bills and...
  • Former NFL player Dwight Hollier makes impact as counselor

    Former NFL player Dwight Hollier makes impact as counselor
    Dwight Hollier's first career was a passion. His current career is more akin to a crusade. The Peninsula native and former NFL linebacker counsels players — past, present and future — on life beyond the field. He takes his own experiences...
  • Shack Stanwick profiled in 30-minute documentary leading into Under Armour All-America Classic

    Shack Stanwick profiled in 30-minute documentary leading into Under Armour All-America Classic
    Graduated Boys' Latin lacrosse standout Shack Stanwick,  The Sun's All-Metro Player of the Year and Male Athlete of the Year, will be featured in a 30-minute documentary titled "Undeniable: The Road to the All-America Game." The show, which will run...