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  1. 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
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  4. 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
  5. Aaron Williams' head injury termed 'MTBI'

    Mike Rodak

    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- Buffalo Bills safety Aaron Williams, who left Sunday's victory over the Chicago Bears with concussion-like symptoms, was listed on Thursday's injury report with what the team termed a mild traumatic brain injury, or MTBI. Wil...

    Blog | September 11, 2014
  6. Amobi Okoye of Dallas Cowboys intent on unprecedented return

    Todd Archer

    Cowboys defensive tackle Amobi Okoye was cleared by doctors Thursday for full football activities 13 months after being placed in a medically-induced coma at a Houston hospital to stabilize recurring seizures.

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2014
  7. Players seek data behind NFL concussion lawsuit settlement

    Mark Fainaru-Wada

    This week, more than two dozen players filed a motion asking a U.S. District Court judge to release the medical, actuarial and economic data used by lead attorneys for both sides in shaping the proposed NFL concussion settlement.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2014
  8. Lester Munson: Questions, answers about NCAA concussion settlemen...

    Lester Munson

    With the settlement Tuesday of a 2011 class-action lawsuit, the NCAA agreed to provide $70 million to pay for medical testing of thousands of college athletes to determine whether they suffered brain injuries while playing contact sports. The settlem...

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2014
  9. Son of ex-Bears RB has rare brain tumor

    Jeff Dickerson

    CHICAGO - Former Chicago Bears running back Adrian Peterson and his wife, Angela, recently received devastating news when the couple's 6-year-old son A.J., the eldest of their four children, was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor known as Diffu...

    Blog | June 30, 2014
  10. RTC: Former Colt Utecht fears future

    Michael DiRocco

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Former Indianapolis Colts tight end Ben Utecht told a Senate hearing Wednesday that he's worried about his future because of his history of brain injuries. The Associated Press reports that Utecht, who played four seasons (20...

    Blog | June 26, 2014
  11. Wiedmeier's extension welcome for Browns

    Pat McManamon

    In November of 2012, I sat down with Cleveland Browns vice president Bryan Wiedmeier to talk about a struggle that had just been thrust, shockingly, into his life. That challenge was a Grade 4 brain tumor caused by an aggressive form of cancer, a ...

    Blog | June 26, 2014
  12. Lester Munson: What to know about the NFL concussion settlement p...

    Lester Munson

    Is the latest concussion settlement proposal good enough for players?

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2014
  13. Poll: Is cornerback a hole for the Bengals?

    Coley Harvey

    CINCINNATI -- Our friend Scott Kacsmar of Football Outsiders had this interesting ESPN Insider article Tuesday that kind of got my brain working. So, in an effort to get you thinking, too, I decided to pose to you, our loyal Cincinnati Bengals re...

    Blog | June 04, 2014
  14. Weeden picking Tony Romo's brain

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas -- Since joining the Dallas Cowboys as a free agent, Brandon Weeden is sure he has started to annoy Tony Romo -- in a good way -- with all the questions he is asking. "But I'm just trying to get a feel for what he thinks, why he does...

    Blog | June 03, 2014
  15. Dan Marino files concussion lawsuit against NFL

    Hall of Fame quarterback Dan Marino is among the latest group of football players to file a concussion-related lawsuit against the National Football League.

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2014
  16. President Barack Obama calls for more research into youth concuss...

    President Barack Obama called Thursday for more robust research into youth concussions, saying there remains deep uncertainty over both the scope of the troubling issue and the long-term impacts on young people.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2014
  17. Shazier may be just what Steelers need

    Scott Brown

    PITTSBURGH -- The collective groans that echoed off the hills Thursday night in western Pennsylvania were a result of what the Pittsburgh Steelers' brain trust decided when a player who seemed to be a perfect fit -- and would have filled their most g...

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  18. New court filing by players says most seriously injured ex-NFL pl...

    Lester Munson

    Seven former NFL players filed a court motion Monday to challenge the $765 million NFL concussion settlement, arguing that the deal struck between the league and thousands of ex-players who sued it falls short.

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2014