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Meltsdown: Jahvid Best Is Suing The NFL?

Javid Best is suing the NFL and Mike is not about that life.

SportsRadio 610–01/29/2014

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Romanowski: Seattle Needs To Put Someone On A Stretcher To Win

Romanowski thinks Seattle could improve their chances to win by knocking some Broncos out of the Super Bowl

SportsRadio 610–01/27/2014

Chris Nowinski Talks Concussions In The NFL

Chris Nowinski joined Ted Johnson and Brien Straw on Radio Row to talk about concussions and CTE research. He talked about changes the NFL has been making to help with it and things they still need to work on. Nowinski also talked about the serious problems athletes are having due to concussions and that it shows changes still need to be made.

SportsRadio 610–01/27/2014

Jets quarterback Boomer Esiason was knocked down and suffered a concussion during a game in 1994. (credit: HENNY RAY ABRAMS/AFP/Getty Images)

The Frontline Fight For More Head Safety In The NFL

Sports agent Leigh Steinberg joined In The Loop with Nick and Lopez and they discussed his fight for more regulations in the NFL for player safety in particular concussions, his thoughts on the NFL settlement, his bout with alcohol and his path back to being a sports agent.

10/17/2013

Authors Give Scoop On Book “League Of Denial” On Concussions In NFL

Authors Mark Fainaru-Wada and Steve Fainaru joined The Fred & Ted Show to discuss their new book “League of Denial” about concussions in the NFL. They talked about what brought the issue to the forefront was largely the suicide of Junior Seau. They discussed the tipping point that lead the league to take more preventative measures for concussions. They also touched on their disappointment that ESPN dropped out after first partnering with them. They said they love the game and just want to see the players better protected.

SportsRadio 610–10/16/2013

Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints celebrates with his son Baylen Brees after defeating the Indianapolis Colts during Super Bowl XLIV on Feb. 7, 2010 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Drew Brees: I Won’t Let My Sons Play Football Until They Are Teens

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees doesn’t want his young sons to play football just yet.

10/10/2013

Could Football Right Now Actually Be The Safest It’s Ever Been?

Daniel Flynn joined The Fred & Ted Show to talk about his book “The War on Football.” Flynn explores in his book why he thinks football is actually the safest that it has ever been. He says keeping younger boys from sports like football does them a large disservice because they could be learning valuable things and getting good exercise. He believes the lawyers in the concussion lawsuit are over stating things.

SportsRadio 610–10/02/2013

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Former Football Players Sue NCAA Over Concussions

Three former college football players are suing the NCAA, saying it failed to educate them about the risks of concussions and did not do enough to prevent, diagnose and treat brain injuries.

09/04/2013

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Judge: NFL, Players To Settle Concussion Lawsuits

The NFL and more than 4,500 former players want to resolve concussion-related lawsuits with a $765 million settlement that would fund medical exams, concussion-related compensation and medical research, a federal judge said Thursday.

08/29/2013

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Texas Moves To 90-Minute Limit On Full-Contact Practice To Reduce Injuries

Texas high school football is moving toward a 90-minutes-per-week limit on full-contact practice to limit concussions and other injuries.

06/11/2013

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