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Report Finds Top NFL Officials Tried to Influence Government Funding on Football Brain Injury Study

The report, conducted by congressional investigators, reveals how the National Football League put pressure on the National Institutes of Health to take funds from an independent researcher and give it to the NFL’s committee on brain injuries. 

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NFL’s Handling of CTE Controversy Shows Compassionate Conservatism of Roger Goodell in Action

In determining the effect of concussions on the lives of football players, nobody lawyers up while making sincere protestations of loving the other side like the NFL commissioner.

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Lawyers Say $1 Billion NFL Concussion Deal Isn’t Good Enough

Lawyers appealing a National Football League plan to address concussion-linked injuries in former players say the settlement excludes the chief brain injury associated with the sport.

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NFL Star Junior Seau Suffered From Brain Disease

“A lot of things, towards the end of his life, patterns that we saw and things that worried us, it makes sense now,” Gina Seau said of her ex-husband’s diagnosis.

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NFL Faces More Lawsuits Over Concussions

More than 100 former professional football players Thursday joined the growing list of those who are suing the NFL over concussion-related injuries.

Posted on May 3, 2012 READ MORE



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Junior Seau Death Latest in String of NFL Suicides

Junior Seau is the latest ex-NFL player to commit suicide, leaving some to question whether these cases may be related to brain injuries the men suffered during their playing careers.

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