News tagged with football

Bone-hard biomaterial

Screws used in surgical operations are often made of titanium. They usually have to be removed after a while or replaced by new ones. A new biomaterial makes this unnecessary. It promotes bone growth and is ...

Mar 22, 2010
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Yahoo! buys Citizen Sports

Yahoo! made a play for more sports fans on Wednesday with the purchase of Citizen Sports, a startup that makes sports-related applications for Facebook and Apple's iPhone.

Mar 17, 2010
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Robot footballers wow crowd in Germany

Forget Cristiano Ronaldo, Wayne Rooney or Lionel Messi. With less than 100 days to the World Cup, it was four pint-sized robots that wowed crowds in Germany Tuesday with their footballing skills.

Mar 02, 2010
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Simple test may help judge concussion in athletes

A simple test of reaction time may help determine whether athletes have sustained a concussion (also known as mild traumatic brain injury) and when they are ready to play again, according to a study released today that will ...

Feb 15, 2010
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All clear? Head injuries get attention from states

(AP) -- At least a half-dozen states are considering measures that would toughen restrictions on young athletes returning to play after head injuries, inspired by individual cases and the attention the issue has received ...

Jan 28, 2010
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Fox, Time Warner Cable announce broadcast deal

(AP) -- The Fox television network and Time Warner Cable reached a programming deal in principle on Friday, after leaving millions of people in the lurch about whether they'd be able to see an anticipated ...

Jan 02, 2010
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Experts: HS football concussions merit more study

(AP) -- Some studies suggest that head injuries can set up professional football players for later mental problems. Now congressmen and experts want to know more about injuries to high school players.

Oct 30, 2009
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