NCAA rejects claims in concussion lawsuit

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NCAA president Mark Emmert has spoken about the effects of concussions on college athletes.

NCAA president Mark Emmert has spoken about the effects of concussions on college athletes.

The NCAA said it has taken recent steps to increase awareness of how to treat possible head injuries, from legislation and outreach efforts to new rules on the playing field. On Friday, the NCAA said it was awarding a $399,999 grant to fund a study into the long-term effects of head injuries in college sports.