Concussion

A pill to help with concussions is on the way.  (Source: CBS4)

The Concussion Pill Is Coming

Researchers trying to discover a cure for cancer, have instead, apparently found a pill that repairs brain damage from concussions. CBS4’S Rhiannon Ally reports on this timely discovery.

CBS4–10/05/2014

Former Miami Dolphins quarterback Dan Marino stands on the sidelines prior to the Clemson Tigers playing against the West Virginia Mountaineers during the Discover Orange Bowl at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida.  (Source: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Former Dolphins QB Dan Marino Says He’s Withdrawing From Concussion Suit

Hall of Fame quarterback Dan Marino intends to withdraw his name from a concussion-related lawsuit against the NFL that was filed last week, according to the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

06/03/2014

Jeff DeForrest speaking to callers on June 3, 2014 about the Marino concussion suit on 940 WINZ (Source: CBS4)

South Florida Sports Fans React To Marino Concussion Suit

Former Miami Dolphins player and Hall of Fame quarterback Dan Marino has filed a lawsuit against the NFL claiming players were misled and that information about football-related brain injuries was not revealed.

06/03/2014

Paul George #24 of the Indiana Pacers handles the ball against the Miami Heat in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Finals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on May 20, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Mandatory Copyright Notice: 2014 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Pacers Facing Misfortunes After Game 2 Loss Against Heat

Indiana Pacers forward Paul George has been diagnosed with a concussion following the Pacers loss in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals against Miami.

05/21/2014

(Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Report: Jags’ Allen Retires After In-Game Stroke

Former Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Russell Allen will retire after suffering a concussion and a stroke in a game last December.

04/22/2014

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

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