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Alvaro Pereira of Uruguay receives treatment during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group D match between Uruguay and England at Arena de Sao Paulo on June 19, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (credit: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

3 Reasons Why FIFA Needs To Pay More Attention To Concussions

To many-a-fan’s dismay, some players were noticeably ‘out of it’ and even collapsed after sustaining a head injury during play. While getting injured is something that can happen in any sport, certain protocols need to be followed to ensure player safety.

07/11/2014

ballpark assault, Gregory Fleischman, Michael Bell

Man Hurt In Ballpark Fight Sues Alleged Attackers

A man who sustained a head injury in a fight during a ball game at Camden Yards is suing his alleged assailants for $5 million.

06/02/2014

University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law

Concussion Symposium Held In Baltimore; Active D1 Athlete Sues NCAA

As the first active division one athlete files a lawsuit against the NCAA over concussions, athletes, lawmakers, doctors and lawyers gathered together Friday in Baltimore to focus on the effects and consequences of concussions in sports.

03/07/2014

derek sheely

Judge To Hear Arguments In Frostburg University Football Wrongful Death Suit

A lawsuit stemming from the head-injury death of a Frostburg State University football player should be dismissed because his coaches did not know the athlete was bleeding or had suffered a concussion and could not have foreseen that he was endangering his life by participating in practice drills, lawyers say.

02/20/2014

derek sheely

Service Planned For Frostburg State Football Player

Helmet-to-helmet contact is the cause of death for a Frostburg State football player. Derek Sheely, 22, died during practice late last month.

09/13/2011

derek sheely

Funeral Set For Md. College Football Player

Friends and family members are sharing memories of a Frostburg State University football player who died after collapsing during practice.

09/01/2011

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