For the love of the brain: One mother's fight for CTE awareness
Wednesday, 30 January 2019 17:00

For the love of the brain: One mother's fight for CTE awarenessKaren Kinzle Zegel spends her days working on the Patrick Risha CTE Awareness Foundation website, fielding questions and giving out information on a disease she barely knew existed five years ago – until it took the life of her son, for whom the foundation is named. Karen remembers, “We were a football family, his dad was a coach, I would cheer and yell and you know, do all the things the football mom does. At the time, she was unaware of CTE – chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a degenerative brain disease caused by repeated blows to the head – and the role it was playing in Patrick’s life.

Duane Brown absent as Texans depart for camp
Tuesday, 25 July 2017 18:27
Houston Texans left tackle Duane Brown was absent Tuesday as the team prepared to leave for training camp in West Virginia, according to NFL Network's James Palmer.
Injuries: Colts' Malik Hooker starts camp on PUP list
Tuesday, 25 July 2017 17:06
The Indianapolis Colts announced Tuesday that first-round draft pick Malik Hooker will open training camp on the PUP list. Hooker injured his hamstring during Monday's conditioning test.
Ravens RB Kenneth Dixon suffers meniscus tear
Tuesday, 25 July 2017 16:39
Ravens RB Kenneth Dixon enters Year 2 facing more adversity. After earning a four-game ban for violating the league's policy on performance enhancing drugs, Dixon is slated for knee surgery Tuesday.
Jeremy Kerley: Colin Kaepernick still 'loves the game'
Tuesday, 25 July 2017 16:13
Former 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick remains unsigned. For his ex-teammate in San Francisco, Jeremy Kerley, that's a shame. Because for Kerley, Kaepernick "knows how to get" a team back to the Super Bowl.
Dez Bryant: 'Nobody reps the star more than me'
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Cowboys star receiver Dez Bryant may have shown up late to training camp, but that didn't stop him from professing his love for the organization that drafted him.
Andy Reid responds to Tamba Hali's Twitter firestorm
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Veteran pass rusher Tamba Hali took to Twitter to vent some frustration he has with fellow Chiefs teammates. Coach Andy Reid said Hali "doesn't need to go there and do all that."
Broncos, GM John Elway reach agreement on new deal
Monday, 24 July 2017 23:53
The Broncos have reached an agreement with general manager John Elway on a new five-year deal through 2021, the team announced Monday.
Lucky Whitehead arrested on petty larceny charge
Monday, 24 July 2017 21:48
Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Lucky Whitehead was arrested and charged with misdemeanor petty larceny in June after he was accused of shoplifting in Virginia, according to court and police records.
Colts GM: Andrew Luck to open training camp on PUP
Monday, 24 July 2017 20:25
The Colts will open training camp with their franchise quarterback on the sideline. GM Chris Ballard announced Monday that Andrew Luck will be placed on the physically unable to perform (PUP) list.

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