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  1. Report warned Riddell that no helmet could prevent concussions bu...

    Sabrina Shankman

    A research report telling Riddell that no football helmet could prevent concussions did not deter Riddell's development of the Revolution or its decision to market the helmet as protection against concussions.

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2013
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  3. Outside the Lines: Mind Control

    Steve Fainaru and Mark Fainaru-Wada

    How multiple research groups and the NFL battled over Junior Seau's brain to lead the science of concussions.

    Eticket | Conversation | April 28, 2013
  4. Two prominent concussion researchers, including NFL adviser, serv...

    Steve Fainaru and Mark Fainaru-Wada

    Two nationally prominent concussion researchers -- including a senior adviser to the NFL -- served as paid consultants to law firms suing the league for allegedly concealing the link between football and brain damage.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2013
  5. Study -- Junior Seau's brain shows chronic brain damage found in ...

    Mark Fainaru-Wada, Jim Avila and Steve Fainaru

    Junior Seau suffered from the type of chronic brain damage that also has been found in dozens of deceased former players, three independent scientists concluded.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2013
  6. Boston University researchers discover 28 new cases of chronic br...

    Steve Fainaru and Mark Fainaru-Wada

    Boston University researchers now have 50 confirmed cases of former football players with CTE -- 33 who played in the NFL, one in the CFL, one semi-professionally, nine through college and six who played only in high school.

    Story | Conversation | December 01, 2012
  7. 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
  8. Research center wants Junior Seau's brain

    Bill Williamson

    The aftereffects of legendary linebacker Junior Seau's stunning death on Wednesday are developing quickly. Sports Illustrated reported Boston University's Center for Traumatic Encephalopathy, which has famously studied the brains of several dead f...

    Blog | May 03, 2012
  9. Report -- Boston University seeking to study Junior Seau's brain

    Although Junior Seau was never listed on an NFL injury report as having had a concussion, those close to him say he admitted to having experienced multiple head injuries.

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2012
  10. BBAO: Anniversary of Duerson suicide

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Dan Pompei of the Chicago Tribune checked in with the family of Dave Duerson as the first anniversary of his suicide approaches. According to Pompei, the family has found a measure of peace after a Boston University ...

    Blog | February 13, 2012
  11. January in Sports: By the Numbers

    Michael Kruse

    Here's a look at the numbers behind some of the biggest sports stories this past month. Send us suggestions for next month's edition by tweeting at @michaelkruse with the hashtag #GrantlandStats. Amount of Prince Fielder's nine-year contract w...

    Blog | January 31, 2012
  12. New study on brain injuries to test 100 former NFL players

    The researchers studying a degenerative brain disease in former athletes plan to test about 100 retired NFL players to try to learn how to diagnose the condition during life.

    Story | Conversation | November 17, 2011
  13. Brains of San Francisco 49ers greats Joe Perry, John Henry Johnso...

    Two members of the San Francisco 49ers' famed "Million Dollar Backfield" who died within months of each other this year will have their brains examined by researchers at Boston University that are studying head injuries in sports.

    Story | Conversation | June 09, 2011
  14. Have at It: Impact of Dave Duerson news

    Kevin Seifert

    This week, Boston University researchers confirmed publicly that former Chicago Bears safety Dave Duerson suffered from a form of brain damage -- chronic traumatic encephalopathy -- found recently in about two dozen other deceased former pro football...

    Blog | May 04, 2011
  15. Scary implications after Duerson diagnosis

    Kevin Seifert

    Monday's announcement that former Chicago Bears safety Dave Duerson had brain damage when he committed suicide in February is both relieving and alarming. Doctors at Boston University concluded Duerson suffered from the same disease -- chronic tra...

    Blog | May 02, 2011
  16. Duerson had brain damage

    Associated Press

    BOSTON -- The Boston University center that studies brain injuries to professional athletes says former NFL player Dave Duerson had brain damage when he committed suicide in February. Read the entire story....

    Blog | May 02, 2011
  17. Dave Duerson had brain damage at time of suicide

    Dave Duerson, a former NFL player who committed suicide in February, had "moderately advanced" brain damage related to blows to the head, according to the researcher who made the diagnosis.

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2011