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Kosta Karageorge's death left lasting impact on Buckeyes

Canton Repository - 31 Dec 2017
Kosta Karageorge was a walk-on who started every practice by yelling “Yeah, baby!” He rode a motorcycle to class — even in the winter — and dressed up like Hulk Hogan for Halloween. He was a workout fanatic, one who had an Arnold Schwarzenegger ...
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A Young Athlete's World of Pain, and Where It Led

New York Times - 22 Jun 2016
Together, George and Jim Karageorge started young Kosta on the same path they took: contact sports at age 10, push-ups at 12, weight lifting at 14. They taught him football and coached him through wrestling, always looking over his shoulder, giving advice.
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Kosta Karageorge found dead near Ohio State's campus

USA TODAY - 01 Dec 2014
Missing Ohio State football player Kosta Karageorge was found dead Sunday of what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound, Columbus Police confirmed. Sgt. Richard Weiner said Karageorge, who had been missing since Wednesday after sending a ...
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Ohio State's Kosta Karageorge missing according to mother, police

USA TODAY - 27 Nov 2014
Ohio State senior defensive lineman Kosta Karageorge is missing, according to police. Karageorge's mother, Susan, posted on Facebook that her son has been missing since 2 a.m. Wednesday. She filed a missing person's report and noted friends and family ...
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Former football players' suicides tied to concussions

Atlanta Journal Constitution - 01 Dec 2014
It's a familiar story with a familiar ending: Kosta Karageorge, a football player at Ohio State University, went missing last week after he told his mother, in a note, that concussions had his head all messed up. On Sunday, Karageorge was found in a ...
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Ohio State's Kosta Karageorge sent suicidal texts to ex-girlfriend

CBSSports.com - 22 Jan 2015
Kosta Karageorge, an Ohio State football player who committed suicide in November, sent suicidal text messages to his ex-girlfriend before he was found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to police records. Karageorge, who was an Ohio ...
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Ohio State lineman Kosta Karageorge mourned at funeral in Columbus

Washington Post - 03 Dec 2014
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Late Wednesday morning, Kosta Karageorge's body lay in a casket of deep burgundy wood, amid dozens of flower arrangements, with gilded images of saints on the walls and ceiling, in a cathedral on North High Street overflowing with ...
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Ohio State wrestling honors Kosta Karageorge as it wins title

Yahoo Sports (blog) - 22 Mar 2015
En route to its national championship in January, Ohio State football players wore stickers with Karageorge's number on their helmets and teammate Michael Bennett wore Karageorge's No. 53. As the Buckeyes won the national wrestling title on Saturday, ...
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The Mental Health of the College Athlete

Wall Street Journal - 01 Dec 2014
Hainline is the NCAA's first-ever chief medical officer, and following Karageorge's death it is a good bet that some college athletic directors will take a look at the booklet they received last month from Hainline, called “Mind, Body and Sport ...
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Michael Bennett Dedicates Sugar Bowl Win to Kosta Karageorge

Scarlet and Game - 02 Jan 2015
Michael Bennett had a special message after Ohio State won the Sugar Bowl on Thursday night over Alabama. There is no question that Thursday night was an incredibly emotional moment for everyone that's involved with the Ohio State football program.
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What concussions did to my emotions

Chicago Tribune - 04 Dec 2014
I have spent a lot of time reflecting on the tragic death of Kosta Karageorge, the Ohio State football player found dead, presumably of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. While the details surrounding his disappearance and death are still murky, there has ...
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Do Concussions Lead To Suicide?

FiveThirtyEight - 16 Dec 2014
On Nov. 30, Kosta Karageorge, a defensive lineman for Ohio State, was found dead of a gunshot wound — an apparent suicide. His family cited his multiple sports-related concussions (Karageorge was also a wrestler) as contributing to confusion and ...
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Ohio State remembering Karageorge as they play for a title

Washington Times - 12 Jan 2015
Karageorge is believed to have taken his own life at the end of November, the walk-on nose tackle dying of a gunshot to the head after sending a message to his parents saying concussions had rattled his mind. The death was a jarring blow to the Buckeyes.

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