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49ers’ Gore Out With Concussion

San Francisco running back Frank Gore is out with a concussion after falling to the turf after throwing a block in the second quarter of Sunday’s game against Seattle.

12/14/2014

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Davis High Stops Giving Baseline Concussion Tests

Concussion concerns have never been greater at the high school level, but Davis High has stopped giving baseline tests that would help diagnose concussions.

09/02/2014

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Former Lions RB Best Suing NFL, Riddell

Former Detroit Lions running back Jahvid Best is suing the NFL and helmet maker Riddell after concussion problems helped cut short his career. The lawsuit was filed in Wayne County Circuit Court on Tuesday. It […]

KHTK Sports 1140–01/30/2014

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

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Warriors’ Curry Out With Mild Concussion

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Stephen Curry will not play for the Golden State Warriors against the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night because of what the team is calling a “mild concussion.” Curry was injured in the […]

KHTK Sports 1140–11/20/2013

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NASCAR To Mandate Concussion Tests In 2014

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) NASCAR will require baseline concussion testing for its drivers starting next season. NASCAR had only recommended the testing this season, but indicated to drivers that a preseason baseline screening could become mandatory […]

KHTK Sports 1140–10/24/2013

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Raiders QB Pryor Still Not Practicing

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) Terrelle Pryor returned to the practice field for the Oakland Raiders three days after sustaining a concussion but is not participating in team drills. Pryor was in uniform Thursday and took part […]

KHTK Sports 1140–09/26/2013

DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 23: Quarterback Terrelle Pryor #2 of the Oakland Raiders gets sacked by defensive end Robert Ayers #91 and linebacker Shaun Phillips #90 of the Denver Broncos during the fourth quarter at Sports Authority Field Field at Mile High on September 23, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. The Broncos defeated the Raiders 37-21. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

NFL Players Association Investigates Terrelle Pryor’s Concussion, How Raiders Handled It

Terrelle Pryor’s concussion has brought on some problems for the Oakland Raiders and their coach Dennis Allen. Now the NFLPA is investigating if Pryor should have been brought back on the field after taking a vicious hit.

09/26/2013

The Grant Napear Show - KHTK Sports 1140

The Grant Napear Show – September 25, 2013

Grant opened the show discussing Shaq, Terrelle Pryor’s concussion, and tomorrow night’s divisional matchup between the 49ers and Rams. Callers weigh in on Shaq and Sacramento’s downtown arena project. Grant also talked about Mariano Rivera’s […]

KHTK Sports 1140–09/25/2013

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Concussion Could Sideline Pryor For Raiders

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) The Oakland Raiders will begin a short week of preparation with uncertainty about who will start at quarterback as Terrelle Pryor recovers from a concussion. Pryor was knocked out of Monday night’s […]

KHTK Sports 1140–09/25/2013

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NHL GMs Decide Against Ban On Head Shots

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Eager to keep their game fast and physical, NHL general managers decided Tuesday against recommending major rule changes to curb concussions, opting to push for tighter enforcement of charging and […]

03/15/2011