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Marckie Hayes still bleeds “red and black” after 3 concussions left him on sidelines of NIU football

Frank Gogola

December 12, 2014

Marckie Hayes, a wide smile on his face when he talks about football, stands on the sideline in his cardinal and black NIU Huskies gear.Hayes watches the football team run play after play during a Tuesday practice under the setting sun. Unlike the other Huskies waiting in hopes their name will be cal...

NFL needs concussion help

Mike Buda

September 20, 2010

Concussions are apparently not at the top of the priority list for the NFL at the moment. Prior to the start of the 2010 season, Commissioner Roger Goodell and the NFL created a poster that would be placed in all teams' locker rooms. The poster lists facts, symptoms and what a player should do in ca...