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Computerized Tests For Concussions May Be Unreliable

Computerized testing of athletes for concussion isn't a reliable gauge of their brain health or fitness to return to play, according to new research. The computerized tests are used in the NFL and NHL, and in many colleges and high schools.
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Washingtonians Confront Claustrophobia By Caving

A woman with an intense fear of confined spaces has found a creative, subterranean way to ease her anxieties.


Indy Mayor On The Big Game

This weekend, millions of Americans will watch the New England Patriots face-off against the New York Giants in Super Bowl XLVI, held in Indianapolis. Host Michel Martin speaks with Mayor Greg Ballard about why his city is a good venue for one of the biggest sporting events in America.

Angelo Dundee, 'Savvy Cornerman' For Ali And Others, Has Died

He trained not only Muhammad Ali, but also 14 other world champions, including Sugar Ray Leonard and George Foreman. Dundee was 90.

Gamblers Gear Up For Super Bowl Sunday

The Super Bowl is this Sunday in Indianapolis, and there's a lot of wagering to be done before kickoff. The New England Patriots are favored to beat the New York Giants.

Super Split: Bowl Has Connecticut At War With Itself

The state is part of New England, but many of its football fans pick the N.Y. Giants over the Pats. "Way back when, they were the only game in town," one fan says of the days before the Patriots came to the area in 1960. But feelings run deep on both sides — and nothing reveals that like a Super Bowl.