Ali Champness

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2011

    Derek Boogaard: Ex-Aero Afflicted With Concussion-Related Disease

    ​Derek "Boogeyman" Boogaard, a former Houston Aero enforcer who we got to know before his NHL career took off, has been found to have suffered with a neurodegenerative disease that medical experts have linked to concussions. Boogaard, once one of the league's most feared brawlers, died on Ma ... More >>

  • News

    August 18, 2011

    Knocked Out

    Medical effects of concussion far worse for kids.

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2011

    Cover Story: Concussions in Youth Sports: Is The Risk Worth It?

    ​Kayla Meyer was a normal kid growing up on the family farm in New Prague, Minnesota, where she used to ride horses around the property. But now, the 14-year-old can no longer ride or even attend school on a regular basis after receiving two concussions in ice hockey. Ali Champness, too, is ... More >>