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File photo of a football player from inside the helmet. (source: Thinkstock)

Study: Football Helmets Offer Little Protection From Concussions

A new joint study suggests that football helmets do little to protect players from concussions.

98.7 The Fan–02/18/2014

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

File photo of football helmets. (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Study: Protection From High-Tech Helmets The Same As Cheaper Options

During the annual meeting of the American Academy of Pediatrics in Orlando, Fla., researchers introduced a study which found that expensive helmets for high school football players that boast new technology and custom-build mouth guards offer the same level of protection as their less costly counterparts.

CBS Tampa–10/29/2013

Booger

(AUDIO) Booger’s Top 5 at 5 November 14th, 2012

5. Buc’s agony with injury   4. Phil Simms defining elite QB’s   3. Seminoles vs Gators   2. Concussions in sports   1. Miami Marlins clean house ———————————————————————————- ———————————————————————————-  

98.7 The Fan–11/14/2012

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Bucs Place LB Quincy Black On IR

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today that they have placed LB Quincy Black on Injured Reserve. Black has played in all nine games with the Buccaneers this season, starting five, while recording 32 tackles, three […]

98.7 The Fan–11/13/2012

Braves Pitcher: Tammy Hanson (Credit: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Braves Pitcher Gets Concussion In Kissimmee Car Accident

Atlanta Braves pitcher Tommy Hanson has been diagnosed with a mild concussion after wrecking on his way to spring training.

CBS Tampa–02/21/2012