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A new book and documentary describe the only public instance in which the NFL has acknowledged a link between playing football and brain damage.October 08, 2013
Mark Fainaru-Wada and Steve Fainaru discuss their new book, in which they say the NFL used its power to deny a link between playing football and brain damage.October 02, 2013
Junior Seau's family talks exclusivly to ABC News and ESPN about the brain damage their father suffered.January 10, 2013
Boston University researchers have discovered 27 more cases of chronic brain damage in deceased football players, including 15 NFL players, which more than doubles the number of documented cases connecting football to long-term brain disease.December 02, 2012
For years while the NFL's top medical experts denied any link between football and long-term brain damage, the league retirement board awarded disability payments to at least three former players after concluding that football caused their brain injuNovember 15, 2012