Hull City's Ryan Mason lies injured and receives medical attention Reuters / Eddie Keogh Livepic
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Ryan Mason's clash of heads with Chelsea's Gary Cahill has again set alarm bells ringing over the risk of head injuries across a number of high profile sports.A leading critic of the way football deals with head injuries said Mason's treatment had been "exemplary". The RFU's annual injury audit for 2015/16 revealed that concussion now accounts for a quarter of all injuries – up from 17 percent the year before.In December, the United States Supreme Court upheld the National Football League's $1 billion concussion settlement that covers more than 20,000 retired American football players based on brain injuries linked to concussions during their careers.
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