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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

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

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (credit: Mario Tama/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

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

Former Redskins Rock Cartwright (L) and Robert Royal (R) are among a group of seven ex-NFL players challenging the league's concussion lawsuit settlement. (credit: Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images and Brian Killian/NFLPhotoLibrary)

Former Redskins Players Among Group Challenging NFL Concussion Settlement

Two former Redskins are among a group of seven ex-NFL players challenging the league’s concussion lawsuit settlement.

05/07/2014

SEATTLE, WA - JANUARY 11: Wide receiver Percy Harvin #11 of the Seattle Seahawks is on the field after free safety Rafael Bush #25 of the New Orleans Saints was called for an unnneccesary roughness penalty in the first quarter during the NFC Divisional Playoff Game at CenturyLink Field on January 11, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Harvin Out For NFC Championship

Just like in the regular season Percy Harvin’s return to the field in the postseason was short lived as Harvin will not be playing against San Francisco this weekend.

01/18/2014

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Md. Lawmaker Proposes Concussion Program for High School Athletes

Del. Jon Cardin is proposing a pilot program to test how well athletic helmet impact sensors work for high school athletes.

12/23/2013

File photo of a courtroom. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Md. Family Sues Over Frostburg St. Football Death

The parents of a Frostburg State University football player who died after a second concussion accuse coaches at the Maryland school of conducting dangerous drills that caused repeated blows to the head.

08/26/2013

St. Louis Rams v Washington Redskins

Portis: ‘My Vision, My Headaches, My Loss of Memory – I Don’t Know What It’s From’

106.7 The Fan learned former Redskins’ running back Clinton Portis has filed a concussion lawsuit against the NFL, joining a fight already in progress. Later, we learned the reason he joined wasn’t financial, it’s about doing what’s right, for him and the league.

08/14/2013

Washington Redskins v Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Clinton Portis Joins Concussion Lawsuit Against NFL

Clinton Portis, a former running back who has been honored as one of the 80 greatest Redskins of all-time, said earlier this year that he suffered more than 10 concussions during his nine-year NFL career.

08/14/2013

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