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  1. Will Smith, NFL Concussion Doctor

    Zach Dionne

    Big Willie has found a new project in Parkland director Peter Landesman's adaptation of a GQ article about concussions. Titled "Game Brain," Jeanne Marie Laskas's piece follows Dr. Bennet Omalu, "the forensic neurop...

    Blog | June 04, 2014
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  3. UCLA study finds signs of CTE in living former NFL players for th...

    Steve Fainaru and Mark Fainaru-Wada

    Brain scans performed on five former NFL players revealed images of the protein that causes football-related brain damage -- the first time researchers have identified signs of the crippling disease in living players.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2013
  4. When former football players commit suicide, some see connection ...

    Mike Fish

    Researchers and medical experts, including leaders in the study of CTE, caution against rushing to judgment when a former football player commits suicide.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2012
  5. Junior Seau's family consulting elders over donating brain to stu...

    The family of Junior Seau is reconsidering its decision to allow researchers to study his brain for signs of damage caused by concussions suffered during his 20-year NFL career, Chargers team chaplain Shawn Mitchell said Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2012
  6. Junior Seau family to allow concussion study of brain

    Junior Seau's family will allow researchers to study his brain for signs he was suffering from damage done by concussions, the Chargers's team chaplain has told the Los Angeles Times.

    Story | Conversation | May 04, 2012
  7. Sources -- Forensic pathologist credited with identifying CTE inv...

    Mark Fainaru-Wada and Steve Fainaru

    The forensic pathologist who first identified chronic brain damage as a factor in the deaths of some NFL players flew to San Diego on Thursday to participate in the autopsy of Junior Seau, two sources with knowledge of the case told ESPN.com.

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2012
  8. Chris Henry of the Cincinnati Bengals had brain damage when he di...

    Johnette Howard

    Nobody wants to hear what doctors discovered about the damage to the brain of the late Chris Henry, but we all need to listen and reconsider the danger in the game of football.

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2010
  9. News that Chris Henry had brain damage could become public health...

    Tim Keown

    If even a wide receiver who played only five seasons in the NFL could suffer the brain damage that Chris Henry did, the ramifications are serious for every level of football.

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2010
  10. Andrew "Test" Martin suffered from postconcussion brain damage, r...

    Greg Garber

    Dr. Bennet Omalu, co-director of the Brain Injury Research Institute, tells ESPN.com that professional wrestler Andrew "Test" Martin, who died in March, suffered from brain damage stemming from repeated blows to the head.

    Story | Conversation | December 08, 2009
  11. Pathologist says Waters' brain tissue had deteriorated

    A leading forensic pathologist told The New York Times that brain damage suffered by former NFL defensive back Andre Waters may have led to his depression and ultimately his suicide.

    Story | Conversation | January 18, 2007