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  1. Former New England Patriots fan favorite Mosi Tatupu suffered fro...

    Former New England Patriots running back Mosi Tatupu, who died of a heart attack in 2010 at the age of 54, suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a disease that has been linked to football-related head trauma.

    Story | Conversation | January 27, 2015
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  4. Former pro wrestlers Evan Singleton, Vito LoGrasso sue WWE over c...

    Two former professional wrestlers accuse the WWE of "selling violence" while ignoring concussions that they say left them with serious brain injuries.

    Story | Conversation | January 20, 2015
  5. Houston Texans' Jumal Rolle driven by mom's memory, ill son

    Tania Ganguli

    The memory of his mother drives Texans defensive back Jumal Rolle, but that isn't all. Just as the wound from losing his mom started to heal, another shock greeted Rolle. His 3-year-old son, Jumal Jr., developed a noncancerous brain tumor.

    Story | Conversation | December 19, 2014
  6. Brain-injury program working with NFL players

    A brain-injury treatment program originally designed for military veterans injured on the battlefield has been updated to include professional athletes.

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2014
  7. Seven winners of Head Health Challenge II named as research conti...

    Darren Rovell

    Seven winners of the Head Health Challenge II will each receive $500,000 and will be eligible for an additional $1 million depending on their progress over the next year in "making sports safer."

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2014
  8. Dallas Cowboys DL Amobi Okoye participates in first practice of s...

    Calvin Watkins

    In the wake of a health scare, defensive lineman Amobi Okoye practices for the first time this season

    Story | Conversation | October 23, 2014
  9. Dave Duerson family files objection to NFL concussion settlement

    Mark Fainaru-Wada and Steve Fainaru

    The family of Dave Duerson, the former Chicago Bears defensive back who committed suicide by shooting himself in the chest to preserve his brain for study, filed an objection to the NFL concussion settlement Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2014
  10. Outside the Lines: Opposition to NFL concussion settlement falls ...

    Steve Fainaru, Mark Fainaru-Wada and Lester Munson

    With deadline for players to declare their intentions looming, out of some 18,000 former players eligible for the settlement, as little as a few dozen -- and no more than a few hundred -- will "opt out" and continue fighting the NFL.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2014
  11. Brain injury expert critical of proposed NFL concussion settlemen...

    A scientist studying the brains of deceased athletes with head trauma criticized the proposed NFL concussion settlement, saying it would not compensate retirees who exhibit mood swings, aggression, depression or other aberrant behavior.

    Story | Conversation | October 08, 2014
  12. How The NFL Plans To Change Its Culture

    Jane McManus

    Yesterday, the NFL had an important meeting to tackle the actual logistics of how it will change the way its players, coaches and executives think about domestic violence and sexual assault. The takeaway? They're going to need more meetings.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2014
  13. Jon Gruden discusses Raiders' state

    Bill Williamson

    For the next three months, the Raider Nation will have Jon Gruden on the brain. Every time the Oakland Raiders make a coaching change (they do it often), Gruden's name comes up. Gruden was wildly popular as Oakland's coach from 1998-2001 and he re...

    Blog | October 01, 2014
  14. Jim Caldwell won't discuss Joique Bell's possible concussion

    Michael Rothstein

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. - Joique Bell may have suffered a concussion Sunday against the New York Jets, but Jim Caldwell won't discuss that. Despite the focus the NFL has placed on brain injuries over the past few seasons, Caldwell said he would continue...

    Blog | September 29, 2014
  15. Jovan Belcher's brain showed signs of CTE, doctor says in report

    Steve Delsohn

    The brain of former Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher showed signs of pervasive brain damage like that found in other deceased NFL players, OTL has learned.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2014
  16. Does football itself contribute to bad behavior NFL can't prevent...

    Dan Le Batard

    Don't dismiss the possibility that football itself, with its brain-altering violence, is an accomplice to the off-field behavior the NFL has been unable to prevent, Dan Le Batard writes.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2014
  17. Lester Munson: Documents related to NFL concussion deal leave man...

    Lester Munson

    The lawyers who negotiated the proposed NFL concussion settlement disclosed additional materials on the agreement on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2014
  18. Data estimates 3 in 10 NFL retirees face cognitive woes

    Steve Fainaru and Mark Fainaru-Wada

    Nearly three in 10 former NFL players will develop at least moderate neurocognitive problems and qualify for payments under the proposed $765 million concussion settlement, according to data prepared for ex-players' lawyers and made public Friday.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2014