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SEATTLE, WA - JANUARY 11: Wide receiver Percy Harvin #11 of the Seattle Seahawks is on the field after free safety Rafael Bush #25 of the New Orleans Saints was called for an unnneccesary roughness penalty in the first quarter during the NFC Divisional Playoff Game at CenturyLink Field on January 11, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Harvin Out For NFC Championship

Just like in the regular season Percy Harvin’s return to the field in the postseason was short lived as Harvin will not be playing against San Francisco this weekend.

01/18/2014

A detailed view of an NFL shield logo painted on the field before the game between the Indianapolis Colts and the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on December 2, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Mark Cunningham/Detroit Lions/Getty Images)

Report: NFL Pressured ESPN Out Of Concussion Investigative Report

The most popular sports organization in the world, the NFL, and the self-proclaimed Worldwide Leader in Sports, ESPN, are in a war of words over a lengthy investigative report the sports network was working with PBS’ Frontline on the issue of concussions in football.

CBS Miami–08/23/2013

(Source: AP) A cross-section of a brain

Study May Unlock CTE In Former Football Players

For the first time, researchers may be able to detect the devastating brain condition chronic traumatic encephalopathy, in living people. The discovery, reported in the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, could hold huge ramifications for football players.

CBS Miami–01/22/2013

(Source: AP) A cross-section of a brain

Report: Kosar Trying New Treatment For Concussion Relief

Bernie Kosar withstood his fair share of hard hits during his career with the Miami Hurricanes and Cleveland Browns. Kosar, like all football players, suffered concussions during his career, but he’s trying to avoid the downfall players like Junior Seau have had through a new treatment.

CBS Miami–01/11/2013

Miami Heat v Indiana Pacers

Sports Agenda for Thursday (1/10/13)

With local sports having the night off, I thought I’d address two topics that are making news across the sports world Thursday morning, concussions and football; and separately, the steroids-era in sports. Plus, we’ll update the Heat’s situation as they continue their road trip.

CBS Miami–01/10/2013

Singer Justin Bieber arrives at the 2012 Billboard Music Awards held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 20, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for ABC)

Justin Bieber Suffers Concussion In Paris

Canadian pop star Justin Bieber suffered a concussion Thursday night in Paris after running into a glass wall during a concert.

CBS4–06/01/2012

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The Invisible Wounds of War

What is happening to our soldiers? More U.S. soldiers have killed themselves, than have died on the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury are the suspected culprits.

CBS4–05/03/2012

ORCHARD PARK, NY - OCTOBER 9:  Junior Seau #55 of the Miami Dolphins lines up during the game with the Buffalo Bills on October 9, 2005 at Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park, New York. The bills won 20-14 (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Junior Seau’s Death Ruled A Suicide

The San Diego County coroner had ruled the death of Former Miami Dolphins linebacker Junior Seau a suicide.

CBS4–05/03/2012

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South Florida Schools Focusing On Sports-Related Head Injuries

Sports-related concussions are on the rise nationwide, and some startling new numbers may have you re-thinking the decision to tell your injured child to “shake it off” and keep playing.

CBS4–05/26/2011