NCAA denies claims in concussion lawsuits from former football players

Class action lawsuit alleges the NCAA profits from athletes while neglecting their well-being

The concussion epidemic in sports seems to be growing in coverage and prominence with every passing day. Head-injury awareness is at a fever pitch now with athletes consistently being carted off fields and relegated to benches and sidelines, and with this new collective concussion consciousness, so too have come a slew of lawsuits.

Yesterday, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) filed a response to claims made in a class action lawsuit that it profited from athletes while neglecting the serious effects of concussions.  

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