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Harvard Medical School member says cannabis could be used to prevent long-term trauma from repeated concussions. (Getty Images)

Harvard Professor To NFL: Treat Concussions With Pot

A well regarded Harvard professor emeritus has a modest suggestion for the NFL: start funding marijuana research as a way to treat concussions.

03/01/2014

National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell is shown prior to Super Bowl XLVIII between the Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks at MetLife Stadium on Feb. 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, N.J. (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

CBS Sports: NFL Expected To Adopt Rule Penalizing Player 15 Yards For Saying ‘N-Word’ On Field

The National Football League is expected to institute a new rule making it a 15-year penalty if a player says the “N-word” on the field, according to the head of the foundation that monitors diversity in the league.

02/22/2014

Now that the NFL knows the scope of the racially charged Miami Dolphins bullying scandal, the league has been left to grapple with what its next steps should be. credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images

NFL Bullying Report Brings Many Questions To The League

Now that the NFL knows the scope of the racially charged Miami Dolphins bullying scandal, the league has been left to grapple with what its next steps should be.

02/16/2014

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NFL Players Still Hiding, Playing With Concussions

Detroit Lions tight end Dorin Dickerson is the latest NFL player to stay in a game with a concussion. He joined a list that is likely long.

12/29/2013

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Baltimore Institute Shares in NFL Concussion Grant

The Kennedy Krieger Institute is getting a share of the National Football League’s research funds for concussion studies.

12/17/2013

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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

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The 5 Best Stadiums In The NFL

From location, fans, and noise level to architecture, food & beer, and proximity to post-game shenanigans, here are football’s five best stadiums in the NFL.

11/25/2013

The San Francisco Chronicle is joining several other publications in banning the name "Redskins" from its sports coverage. (Getty Images)

San Francisco Chronicle To Stop Using ‘Redskins’

The San Francisco Chronicle has joined a growing list of publications that will no longer use the term “Redskins” when referring to Washington’s NFL team.

10/31/2013

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ACLU Asks Vikings Stadium Not To Use Redskins Name

A protracted fight over the name and logo of football’s Washington Redskins prompted a request Thursday that Minnesota stadium officials take special steps when the team comes to town next month for a nationally televised game.

10/24/2013

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How Many Native Americans Think ‘Redskins’ is a Slur?

The name of a certain pro football team in Washington, D.C., has inspired protests, hearings, editorials, lawsuits, letters from Congress, even a presidential nudge. Yet behind the headlines, it’s unclear how many Native Americans think “Redskins” is a racial slur.

10/08/2013

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