GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — A jockey is hospitalized in serious condition with head injuries after a weekend horse racing accident in Great falls that injured the horse so badly it had to be euthanized.
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CHICAGO (AP) — The NCAA is hailing a settlement in a class-action concussions suit that creates a $70 million fund to diagnose current and former college athletes for possible brain injuries.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have signed former Arizona Cardinals running back Alfonso Smith to a one-year deal.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Former college athletes in Arkansas are among the plaintiffs involved in a class-action lawsuit over head injuries.
Ten head injury lawsuits filed against the NCAA were consolidated into one federal class-action suit in Chicago, where a settlement was announced Tuesday. In all of the lawsuits combined, dozens of plaintiffs who said they suffered concussions playing contact sports in college are named. Here are some of their stories: