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Judge OKs 65-Year Deal Over NFL Concussions; Could Cost $1B

A federal judge has approved a plan to resolve thousands of NFL concussion lawsuits that could cost the league $1 billion over 65 years.

04/22/2015

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks at a press conference announcing the 16 winners of the first round of the $20M Head Health Challenge, a research grant created by the NFL and General Electric to better study and treat traumatic brain injuries, on Jan. 23, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

NFL Agrees to Remove $675 Million Cap on Concussion Damages

The NFL agreed Wednesday to remove a $675 million cap on damages from thousands of concussion-related claims after a federal judge questioned whether there would be enough money to cover as many as 20,000 retired players.

06/25/2014

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Ex-NHLers, Including Former Capital, Sue League on Concussions

Ten former National Hockey League players, including All-Star forward Gary Leeman, claimed in a class-action lawsuit that the league hasn’t done enough to protect players from concussions.

11/26/2013

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Clinton Portis Calls Concussion Settlement ‘Win-Win for Both Sides’

Clinton Portis called into 106.7 The Fan’s Lavar and Dukes Thursday, and as a plaintiff in a concussion lawsuit against the NFL, called the sweeping agreement reached with the league a “win-win” for both sides.

08/29/2013