| Dec 29, 2013
While the National Football League remains the most successful sports entity in America, its foundations are being shaken by a looming health crisis. For more than two decades, evidence has been mounting that concussions associated with playing football...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 1:36 PM
A Kansas City Chiefs linebacker was suffering from concussion-related brain damage when he went on a rampage and killed his girlfriend and then himself in 2012, a new lawsuit claims, and the player's mother wants to hold the team responsible.
| Nov 7, 2013
| 7:37 PM
A brain-injury claim by former National Football League player Tony Dorsett was thrown out by a California workers' compensation panel just months before he was diagnosed with early signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a debilitating condition...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 7:04 AM
Ravens free safety Ed Reed clarified his remarks about late NFL linebacker Junior Seau, who committed suicide last year.
Reed was asked about Seau, whose brain has been examined in an autopsy by the National Institutes of Health and found to have...
| May 13, 2012
Stefan Duma could not have imagined the timing. In the two weeks since he and his Virginia Tech colleagues released their latest football helmet safety ratings, the sport's concussion epidemic has returned to the fore.
A Super Bowl-winning quarterback...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 8:42 PM
Reading the eyes of Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, Ravens cornerback Corey Graham broke on the football and undercut wide receiver Brandon Stokley to intercept the four-time NFL Most Valuable Player in overtime.
The pivotal turnover set up...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 2:20 PM
You can see it in his gingerly gate as he moves from his locker to the shower area, in the way he leans against a wall to take pressure off his right knee.
Haloti Ngata's remarkable body hurts.
This is easy enough to forget when you watch the Ravens...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 11:30 AM
Terrell Suggs stepped out of a storm of speculation and into a semicircle of reporters Thursday, addressing the conflicting reports about whether he had decided to play Sunday against the Houston Texans. In his first group interview since spring workouts,...
| May 3, 2012
Through her tears, Luisa Seau said that there had been no warning of this. How could her son, Junior, who had so much promise in his life and during a glittery football career, want to kill himself? "I don't understand," she wailed.
But Seau, 43, a...
| May 2, 2012
| 6:29 PM
Days after the Ravens added eight players in the NFL draft, director of player personnel Eric DeCosta said there are items left on their wish list — assuming the player and the price are right.
"We're very excited about last weekend and the draft...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 10:53 AM
Ray Lewis' statement to the media today at the Under Armour Performance Center:
“I talked to my team today and I talked to them about life in general. Everything that starts has an end. It’s just life. For me, today, I told my team that this...