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  • Head injuries and the NFL

    Head injuries and the NFL
    Medical researchers recently confirmed what many had already suspected. Junior Seau, the former NFL linebacker who killed himself last spring, suffered from degenerative brain disease -- most likely the result of multiple hits to the head accumulated...
  • Ed Reed clarifies remarks about the late Junior Seau

    Ed Reed clarifies remarks about the late Junior Seau
    Ravens free safety Ed Reed clarified his remarks about late NFL linebacker Junior Seau, who committed suicide last year. Reed was asked about Seau, whose brain has been examined in an autopsy by the National Institutes of Health and found to have...
  • Rodney Harrison is 'scared to death' after suffering concussions

    Rodney Harrison is 'scared to death' after suffering concussions
    Rodney Harrison, the former all-pro safety for the San Diego Chargers and New England Patriots, said he's scared for his future after sustaining numerous concussions during his playing days.  "I'm scared to death,"  Harrison said in an interview with...
  • Are the Ravens now the Patriots of the Mid-Atlantic?

    Are the Ravens now the Patriots of the Mid-Atlantic?
    I couldn’t help but notice a couple of trends with the Ravens’ four offseason additions so far. First, the Ravens signed four players who were cut by other teams this past offseason. Why is that significant, other than the chips they might...
  • 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...