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  • Contention over NFL concussion deal ramps up with deposition request

    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

    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,...
  • Current and former players react to NFL concussion settlement

    Current and former players react to NFL concussion settlement
    The late Junior Seau was not far from the thoughts of friends and associates in the immediate aftermath of news of a proposed settlement of concussion-related lawsuits between the NFL and more than 4,500 ex-players. Seau,  the former San Diego...
  • Adrian Peterson's son dies of injuries sustained in alleged assault

    Adrian Peterson's son dies of injuries sustained in alleged assault
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  • 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...
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  • 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...