Posts Tagged Health

Judge OKs 65-year deal over NFL concussions; could cost $1B

In this Nov. 22, 2009, file photo, New England Patriots linebacker Junior Seau, center, talks to teammates on the sidelined during an NFL football game against the New York Jets in Foxborough, Mass. A federal judge has approved Wednesday, April 22, 2015, a plan to resolve thousands of NFL concussion lawsuits that could cost the league $1 billion over 65 years. Critics contend the NFL is getting off lightly given annual revenues of about $10 billion About 200 NFL retirees or their families, including Seau's, have rejected the settlement and plan to sue the league individually. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal judge has approved a plan to resolve thousands of NFL concussion lawsuits that could cost the league $1 billion over 65 years.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Razorbacks to recognize breast cancer survivors during game

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — The University of Arkansas football program will recognize breast cancer survivors during halftime of the upcoming Red and White spring game.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Colts quarterback gathers support for child health program

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck wants Indiana lawmakers to support his health and fitness initiative for children.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

UConn baseball team adopts 5-year-old battling leukemia

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The University of Connecticut baseball team welcomed its newest member: 5-year-old Grayson Hand of Sturbridge, Massachusetts.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Young grandson of Jerry Tarkanian recovering from stroke

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The 5-year-old namesake grandson of Hall of Fame basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian is recovering at home after a stroke left him hospitalized over the weekend.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,