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  1. Sport - Other Sport - AMERICAN FOOTBALL

    The big issue- what happens to those 300-pound blocks of bone and muscle after retirement?

    Posted May 31st 2014, 10:09pm by WASHPOST

    ... problems or diseases related to the amount of weight they carried. About a decade ago, Brown says, he was upstairs at his namesake sports bar in downtown Portsmouth, Virginia- he owned eight ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - AMERICAN FOOTBALL

    Junior Seau's brain showed signs of disease

    Posted Jan 12th 2013, 12:00am by APSPT

    ... Associated Press Study reveals degenerative condition linked to repeated blows to ex-NFL star Seau's head Brain of suicide victim shows signs of disease When he ended his life last year by shooting himself in the chest, Junior Seau had a degenerative brain disease often linked with repeated blows to the head. Researchers from the National Institutes of Health said ...

  3. Sport - Other Sport - AMERICAN FOOTBALL

    Was NFL concussion settlement a win-win deal? Just about...

    Posted Aug 30th 2013, 09:50am by AP

    ... Lou Gehrig's disease and was also a party to the lawsuit. "It will give them the peace of mind to have the best quality of life they can have," Turner added, referring to other ... disease. Individual awards would be capped at US$4 million for deaths from chronic traumatic encephalopathy. Individual awards would be capped at US$3 million for players suffering from dementia. ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - AMERICAN FOOTBALL

    Serious player injuries on the rise in NFL, study shows

    Posted Aug 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... That is an increase of 37 per cent. Concussions have become a far-more-noticed part of football in recent years, with more talks on the links between head injuries and brain disease, hundreds of lawsuits ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - AMERICAN FOOTBALL

    Family of ex-football star sues NFL over suicide

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 11:37am by Reuters in Los Angeles

    ... encephalopathy, or CTE – the same debilitating brain disease diagnosed in at least two other former NFL players who committed suicide. The NFL has said the findings about Seau’s brain underscored “the ...



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