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Choose Your Own Disaster: Redskins Preseason Concussiongate Theories

Conspiracy theories, members of the media trading jabs on Twitter, accusations, name-calling, neurologists, backroom deals, QB controversy, and a fan base that continues to wonder how they will survive 18 more weeks of the soap opera that is the Washington Redskins.

08/29/2015

Robert Griffin is examined on the field during a preseason game against the Detroit Lines on August 20, 2015. (Photo by Matt Hazlett/Getty Images)

How RGIII Can Get Cleared to Return From Concussion for Baltimore Game

Redskins QB Robert Griffin III must pass the NFL’s concussion protocol if he expects to play against the Baltimore Ravens next week.

08/21/2015

David Amerson #39 of the Washington Redskins.  (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Redskins Corner David Amerson ‘Ready to Play’ After Concussion

Redskins cornerback David Amerson says he will play on Sunday against the Tennessee Titans one week after sustaining a concussion in a game at Arizona.

10/17/2014

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Ex-NFL Players’ Lawyer: ‘CTE is the Industrial Disease of Football’

A lead scientist studying the brains of deceased athletes with brain trauma has criticized the proposed NFL concussion settlement, because it would not compensate retirees who exhibit mood swings, aggression, depression or other aberrant behavior.

10/08/2014

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A Pill To Treat Concussions Is On The Way

While searching for a cancer cure, Dr. James Lechleiter discovered compounds that stimulate the special cells that protect the brain from long-term damage.

09/24/2014

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Parents Growing More Concerned Over Potential For Concussions In Young Soccer Players

The lawsuit was filed Wednesday and seeks class action status on behalf of current and former soccer players who competed for teams governed by FIFA and several U.S.-based soccer organizations.

08/28/2014

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Ex-NFL Players: Concussion Settlement ‘Lousy Deal’

Seven retired NFL players are objecting to a proposed settlement of concussion claims, calling it a “lousy deal” for ex-players whose symptoms don’t qualify them for compensation.

07/03/2014

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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

Distancing herself from some of the Obama administration's handling of the Arab Spring, Hillary Rodham Clinton says in her upcoming book that she pushed for Hosni Mubarak to transition power to his successor but was overruled by President Barack Obama.  (Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Clinton Says She Uses Blood Thinners To Treat Blood Clot Discovered During Concussion Hospitalization

Clinton says she has no lingering effects from a concussion she suffered in late 2012.

06/04/2014

Hall of Fame quarterback Dan Marino  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Report: Dan Marino Sues NFL Over Concussions

Hall of Fame member and former Miami Dolphins quarterback Dan Marino is suing the NFL over concussions, the Los Angeles Times reports

06/02/2014

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