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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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Study: No Link Between Contact Sports And Brain Disease

According to a recent study, there is not enough evidence between football and the increase risk of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE).

12/04/2013

Cullen Finnerty, then of the Baltimore Ravens, passes during a game against the Seattle Seahawks on December 23, 2007. (credit: Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Autopsy: QB Who Disappeared in Wilderness Had Brain Disease Found in Many Ex-Football Players

A former Division II college football star who disappeared in the Michigan wilderness during a late-evening fishing trip died of pneumonia caused by inhaling his vomit, according to an updated autopsy released Thursday.

08/08/2013

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Former NFL Player Seau Had Brain Disease CTE

Junior Seau, one of the NFL’s best and fiercest players for nearly two decades, had a degenerative brain disease when he committed suicide last May, the National Institutes of Health told The Associated Press on Thursday.

01/10/2013

File photo of a hit on San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith that led to a concussion. (credit: Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Study: Multiple Concussions to NFL Players Linked to Depression

As discussion continues as to whether Jovan Belcher’s murder-suicide was attributed in part to head injuries, football took another hit in the form of new research on multiple concussions being linked to aggression and depression.

12/10/2012

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