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  • Ex-players want to depose NFL over concussion deal

    Ex-players want to depose NFL over concussion deal
    In the latest dispute over the proposed NFL concussion settlement, a group of retired players has asked a federal court for permission to question the league about brain injuries and the negotiations that led to the deal. Filed in U.S. District Court in...
  • Casey Cochran Sets A Smart Example

    Casey Cochran Sets A Smart Example
    It had to be so hard for Casey Cochran to stop playing football. Here was a record-setting high school quarterback from Monroe, son of a legendary high school coach, now the starting quarterback at UConn. The gridiron world was his oyster, but for one...
  • Contention over NFL concussion deal ramps up with deposition request

    Contention over the proposed NFL concussion settlement spilled into court filings Thursday when an attorney for the family of the late Chicago Bears defensive back Dave Duerson filed a motion to depose Christopher Seeger, co-lead counsel for the retired...
  • About 3 in 10 ex-NFL players qualify in concussion deal, court data show

    Almost 6,000 of more than 19,000 former NFL players will develop cognitive problems serious enough to be compensated under the league's proposed concussion settlement, according to documents filed Friday in U.S. District Court in Philadelphia. About 3,...
  • How to live with yourself as an NFL fan

    How to live with yourself as an NFL fan
    Seven months ago, a video of now-former Baltimore running back Ray Rice dragging his unconscious fiancee out of an elevator surfaced. Monday saw the release of the full tape, a savage affair where Rice completely knocks out his wife and coolly steps...
  • Editorial: What players' brain damage will cost the NFL

    Editorial: What players' brain damage will cost the NFL
    Chicago football fans need no reminding of the danger the game poses to the brains of players. Former Bears All-Pro safety Dave Duerson dramatized it when he committed suicide in 2011, shooting himself in the chest. He wanted his brain to be intact so...
  • Former NFL player Dwight Hollier makes impact as counselor

    Former NFL player Dwight Hollier makes impact as counselor
    Dwight Hollier's first career was a passion. His current career is more akin to a crusade. The Peninsula native and former NFL linebacker counsels players — past, present and future — on life beyond the field. He takes his own experiences...
  • Jim McMahon on his dementia, suicidal thoughts: 'It got that bad'

    Jim McMahon on his dementia, suicidal thoughts: 'It got that bad'
    Jim McMahon recalls hanging out with former Super Bowl XX Bears teammate Dave Duerson about a month before Duerson committed suicide, shooting himself in the chest Feb. 17, 2011. “He was a lot more quiet than I originally had known him to be,&...
  • Stanford runner Jessica Tonn sues NCAA over concussions

    A Stanford distance runner became the first active Division I-A athlete to sue the NCAA over concussions Wednesday. In a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Jessica Tonn accused the NCAA of inadequately educating...
  • Deion Sanders, critic of NFL concussion suits, seeks workers' comp

    Deion Sanders, critic of NFL concussion suits, seeks workers' comp
    During the pregame show before February's Super Bowl in New Orleans, Deion Sanders shared his thoughts about the thousands of former football players filing concussion lawsuits against the National Football League. "The game is a safe game," the...
  • Billy Corgan's salon hopes to inspire conversation

    Billy Corgan's salon hopes to inspire conversation
    For an establishment called Madame ZuZu's, the host is pretty dressed down: no flowing silk robe or pointy painted fingernails. And even if Billy Corgan could qualify for madame-hood, he wouldn't be going for extravagance. At least not at 6 p.m. on a...