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  1. Family of incapacitated boxer Magomed Abdusalamov files lawsuit a...

    William Weinbaum

    The family of brain-damaged Russian heavyweight boxer Magomed Abdusalamov filed a lawsuit Wednesday against multiple parties -- including five New York State Athletic Commission doctors -- alleging recklessness, gross negligence and medical malpractice.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2014
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  3. Jury rules helmet maker not liable for high school player's injur...

    A Los Angeles jury has decided helmet maker Riddell Inc. isn't liable for the severe brain injury of a high school football player who suffered a helmet-to-helmet hit during a game.

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2014
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  5. $100 million NFLPA grant to Harvard Medical School not exactly as...

    Steve Fainaru and Mark Fainaru-Wada

    On the eve of the 2013 Super Bowl, Harvard Medical School and the NFL Players Association announced a $100 million health grant from the union. But the NFLPA never intended to give $100 million, "Outside the Lines" has learned.

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2014
  6. Doctors begin bringing Michael Schumacher out of coma

    Michael Schumacher's manager says doctors have started the process of bringing the former Formula One champion out of the coma he has been in since a skiing accident a month ago.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2014
  7. Tim Flannery of San Francisco Giants gives $96K to Bryan Stow fam...

    Tim Flannery, the Giants' third-base coach and musician, presented the family of Bryan Stow with $96,000 during the weekend to help with his care as he continues to deal with traumatic injuries and brain damage from being severely beaten.

    Story | Conversation | January 27, 2014
  8. Judge's ruling a setback for attorneys in NFL $765 million settle...

    Lester Munson

    A federal judge in Philadelphia has rejected a proposed settlement of more than 4,500 NFL concussion lawsuits. Her decision raises legal questions about the settlement, its terms and its future: Q: The attorneys for the players and the attorneys for ...

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2014
  9. Popular NFL-backed Heads Up tackling method questioned by former ...

    Steve Fainaru and Mark Fainaru-Wada

    After years of using questionable scientific research and public statements to deny the seriousness of head injuries in football, the NFL is inserting itself directly into the difficult conversations parents face about kids playing football.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2014
  10. Magomed Abdusalamov moved to rehab facility

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight Magomed Abdusalamov was moved on Tuesday from a New York hospital, where he's been since suffering a traumatic brain injury in a Nov. 2 fight, to a rehabilitation facility, promoter Nathan Lewkowicz told ESPN.com on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | December 25, 2013
  11. Steve Cunningham fights for family

    Michael Woods

    After a fighter dies, or is rendered brain damaged, there is the inevitable blowback. "Boxing should be abolished," some say. It happened after Russian heavyweight Magomed Abdusalamov suffered brain damage and was comatose following his Nov. 2 fight ...

    Blog | December 13, 2013
  12. Pop Warner youth football participation drops; NFL concussion cri...

    Steve Fainaru and Mark Fainaru-Wada

    Pop Warner youth football saw participation drop 9.5 percent between 2010-12. Officials said several factors played a role, but the organization's chief medical officer cited concerns about head injuries as probably "the No. 1 one cause."

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2013
  13. Former NFL stars Tony Dorsett, Leonard Marshall, Joe DeLameilleur...

    William Weinbaum and Steve Delsohn

    Pro Football Hall of Famers Tony Dorsett and Joe DeLamielleure and NFL All-Pro Leonard Marshall have been diagnosed as having signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a degenerative condition caused by head trauma and linked to depression and dementia.

    Story | Conversation | November 05, 2013
  14. New book, "League of Denial," says NFL used its resources and pow...

    Don Van Natta Jr.

    The NFL conducted a two-decade campaign to deny a growing body of scientific research that showed a link between playing football and brain damage, according to an excerpt from a new book co-authored by a pair of ESPN investigative reporters.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2013
  15. Older players may be cut from NFL settlement; concerns growing ab...

    Steve Fainaru and Mark Fainaru-Wada

    The proposed NFL concussion settlement would disqualify some of the first players diagnosed with football-related brain damage, sources familiar with the agreement told "Outside the Lines."

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2013
  16. Players initially sought $2 billion-plus from NFL in concussion s...

    Steve Fainaru and Mark Fainaru-Wada

    The $765 million settlement between the NFL and players who sued the league ended up in court-ordered mediation only after the judge told players' attorneys that the bulk of their case was in "real danger of being dismissed."

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2013
  17. San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow returns home after 2 years

    A San Francisco Giants fan who suffered brain damage after a beating at Dodger Stadium has returned home after two years in hospitals and rehabilitation centers.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2013
  18. Family of Derek Boogaard files wrongful-death lawsuit against NHL...

    Katie Strang

    Derek Boogaard's family has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the National Hockey League.

    Story | Conversation | May 12, 2013