SHSU soccer assistant coaches bring new grooves
At the end of last season, Sam Houston State soccer only expected to lose one leader between then and the opening of this season: Tricia Mallory, the lone senior of the 2013 squad. The Bearkats ended up losing two more leaders with her: assistant coaches ...
Parents Sue FIFA, U.S. Soccer Over Concussions
Head injuries became a hot topic during this summer's World Cup, and now a group of American parents have filed a class-action lawsuit against FIFA, U.S. Soccer and other organizations about how head injuries are prevented and treated in the sport.
Soccer Moms Sue FIFA for Not Doing Enough on Concussions
FIFA, soccer’s international governing body, was sued by soccer moms and players claiming the organization lacks effective guidelines for dealing with concussions as more evidence links brain injuries to hitting the ball with the head.
Sweeping lawsuit targets soccer concussions
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Soccer joined the growing legal debate over head injuries Wednesday after FIFA and some of the sport's governing bodies in the United States were made the target of a lawsuit seeking new safety rules. A group of soccer parents and ...
Soccer-FIFA and other groups sued in U.S. over concussions
(Corrects to American Youth Soccer Organization instead of League, paragraph 2) By Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 27 (Reuters) - A group of parents sued several soccer organizations including the sport's international governing body FIFA, saying they have failed to do more about concussions among children. The lawsuit, filed on Wednesday in a California federal court, says FIFA and other groups ...
Landon Donovan to Play for the U.S. Soccer Team One Last Time
America's most accomplished men’s soccer player is set to bow out in October
FIFA, US Soccer named in class-action concussion lawsuit
A lawsuit originating in California is asking several major soccer organizations -- including FIFA and the United States Soccer Federation -- to enact better policies in managing and evaluating concussions. Specifically, the plaintiffs ask that these organizations improve their diagnosing of head injuries, as well as alter their guidelines in determining how soon a player can return to the field ...
FIFA and U.S. soccer organizations sued over concussion policies
FIFA, world soccer's governing body, and its affiliated organizations in the U.S. are being sued in a class-action lawsuit that alleges they have failed to adopt effective policies to evaluate and manage concussions. The suit, filed in U.S. District Court ...
Parents File Concussion Lawsuit Against FIFA, U.S. Soccer and Youth Soccer
The plaintiffs want to change soccer's rules to limit headers and increase substitutions
FIFA hit with class-action lawsuit by parents and players over soccer's handling of concussions
A new concussions lawsuit will soon be served upon FIFA, soccer’s Blatter-led international governing body, as well as several affiliated organizations in the United States that oversee youth participation in the sport. The federal class-action suit ...
That was the sound of the Michigan men's soccer team's first major upset victory of the season. With the score tied at one goal a piece at the end of regulation, Michigan and No. 14 Kentucky took their battle into overtime in Lexington, Ky. The Wolverines ...
Class action lawsuit filed against FIFA, U.S. Soccer bodies over concussions
Soccer joined the growing legal debate over head injuries Wednesday after FIFA and some of the sport's governing bodies in the United States were made the target of a lawsuit seeking new safety rules.
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