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  • State panel rejected injury claim by NFL's Dorsett

    A brain-injury claim by former National Football League player Tony Dorsett was thrown out by a California workers' compensation panel just months before he was diagnosed with early signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a debilitating condition...
  • Harry Carson: Watch my NFL expose before your kid plays football

    Former NFL great Harry Carson has a message for parents: Don't let your kid play football until you see what we've learned about head injuries. Carson, a Hall of Fame linebacker for the New York Giants, is the star witness for "League of Denial: The...
  • Ex-Ravens QB Cullen Finnerty died of pneumonia, had degenerative brain disease, autopsy says

    Ex-Ravens QB Cullen Finnerty died of pneumonia, had degenerative brain disease, autopsy says
    Former Ravens reserve quarterback Cullen Finnerty died from pneumonia triggered by swallowing his own vomit, according to an autopsy report published today by the Associated Press. Finnerty was also diagnosed with the degenerative brain disease, chronic...
  • Judge: NFL, players to settle concussion lawsuits

    Judge: NFL, players to settle concussion lawsuits
    A federal judge says the NFL and more than 4,500 former players want to settle concussion-related lawsuits for $765 million.     The global settlement would fund medical exams, concussion-related compensation and medical research.     The plaintiffs...
  • NFL, former players reach $765 million settlement over concussions

    NFL, former players reach $765 million settlement over concussions
    The National Football League and more than 4,500 retired players, including former Ravens and Baltimore Colts, reached a $765 million settlement Thursday over concussion-related lawsuits. The settlement comes a week before the NFL kicks off the 2013...
  • Review: 'League of Denial' tackles NFL's concussion issue head-on

    Football is a violent game, even its fans must admit, and might celebrate. There are parts of it that aren't violent, of course — the throwing and catching and running. But they are accompanied, and made possible, by the smashing and hitting and...
  • NFL must think we're all brain-damaged

    Welcome to the Chicago stop of the NFL’s "Hypocrisy Across America Tour." The NFL, whose sport causes brain damage, paid off a bunch of former players who have brain damage without admitting it contributed to the brain damage. Anyone who...
  • Could NFL concussion questions be solved by fly swatters?

    Could NFL concussion questions be solved by fly swatters?
    Could a spring-loaded fly swatter save NFL football players and Iraq war veterans from the effects of concussions and traumatic brain injuries? Before you shrug off that question, geneticist Barry Ganetzky at the University of Wisconsin-Madison...
  • Virginia Tech's helmet ratings come as concussions worry football

    Stefan Duma could not have imagined the timing. In the two weeks since he and his Virginia Tech colleagues released their latest football helmet safety ratings, the sport's concussion epidemic has returned to the fore. A Super Bowl-winning quarterback...
  • Ravens notebook: Corey Graham comes up big against Broncos

    Ravens notebook: Corey Graham comes up big against Broncos
    Reading the eyes of Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, Ravens cornerback Corey Graham broke on the football and undercut wide receiver Brandon Stokley to intercept the four-time NFL Most Valuable Player in overtime. The pivotal turnover set up...
  • Ravens Pro-Bowler Haloti Ngata ponders his football mortality after another season of injuries

    You can see it in his gingerly gate as he moves from his locker to the shower area, in the way he leans against a wall to take pressure off his right knee. Haloti Ngata's remarkable body hurts. This is easy enough to forget when you watch the Ravens...