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Brain Disease Found in 87 Former NFL PlayersA new study from the nation's largest brain bank finds that 96% of the brains of former NFL players exhibit signs of brain disease.
Domestic Violence Experts Added as NFL Advisers Three experts in domestic violence will serve as senior advisers to the NFL.
NFL Security Director Position Casts Doubt On Claims League Never Saw Rice VideoNational Football League security procedures, specifically the role of a team security director, cast doubt on NFL officials’ claims that they had sought out but were unable to obtain the surveillance video of Ray Rice assaulting his then-fiancee in a casino elevator.
Report: Source Says Rice Video Sent to NFL in AprilA law enforcement official says he sent a video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee to an NFL executive three months ago, while league officers have insisted they didn't see the violent images until this week.
Redskins Struggle With New NFL Rule Interpretation The Washington Redskins have yet to play a game, and they already have a gripe with the refs.
Lawyers: Judge Approves NFL Concussion Settlement A federal judge has granted preliminary approval to a deal that would compensate former NFL players for concussion-related claims.
Harvard Professor To NFL: Treat Concussions With PotA well regarded Harvard professor emeritus has a modest suggestion for the NFL: start funding marijuana research as a way to treat concussions.
CBS Sports: NFL Expected To Adopt Rule Penalizing Player 15 Yards For Saying 'N-Word' On FieldThe 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.
NFL Bullying Report Brings Many Questions To The LeagueNow 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.
NFL Players Still Hiding, Playing With ConcussionsDetroit 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.
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.
Study: No Link Between Contact Sports And Brain DiseaseAccording to a recent study, there is not enough evidence between football and the increase risk of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE).
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