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  1. Super Bowl XLVIII predictions -- ESPN staff picks for the big gam...

    ESPN's pro football brain trust assembles its list of predictions for Super Bowl XLVIII.

    Story | Conversation | January 31, 2014
  2. Tom Brady sharp despite knee injury as Patriots notch win

    Patriots 25, Buccaneers 21

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 16, 2013
  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. Chuck Fairbanks dies of cancer at 79

    Mike Reiss

    Former Patriots coach Chuck Fairbanks died of brain cancer on Tuesday, according to the club. He was 79.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2013
  5. Roger Goodell hopes for lighter helmets, sensors in future

    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell imagines a day in the not-too-distant future when players could be checked to determine whether their genetic makeup leaves them more likely to develop brain disease.

    Story | Conversation | March 11, 2013
  6. Junior Seau's family files wrongful death suit vs. NFL

    The family of Junior Seau has sued the NFL, claiming the former linebacker's suicide was the result of brain disease caused by violent hits he sustained while playing football.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2013
  7. 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
  8. Poll: Revisiting the Tebow-Hoyer debate

    James Walker

    Scouts Inc.'s 2012 quarterback rankings caused a major stir in the AFC East blog on Wednesday. Obviously, Tom Brady of the New England Patriots was at the top of the list. But the debate raged with the ranking of the remaining quarterbacks in the div...

    Blog | August 23, 2012
  9. Former NFL players say league hid brain injury links

    Scores of lawsuits involving thousands of former players touched by concussions and brain injuries have been consolidated into one master complaint, setting up a massive and potentially costly case for the NFL.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2012
  10. Junior Seau's family consulting elders over donating brain to stu...

    The family of Junior Seau is reconsidering its decision to allow researchers to study his brain for signs of damage caused by concussions suffered during his 20-year NFL career, Chargers team chaplain Shawn Mitchell said Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2012
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. Plaintiffs depict NFL as apathetic to concussions

    In interviews conducted with a dozen plaintiffs in concussion-related lawsuits, what emerged was, at best, a depiction of a culture of indifference on the part of the NFL toward concussions and other injuries.

    Story | Conversation | February 02, 2012
  14. Josh McDaniels the Patriots' invisible man

    Mike Sando

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Josh McDaniels spent the last year trying to reinvent himself. After making few friends as the Denver Broncos' head coach, McDaniels showed himself to be congenial and accommodating as the St. Louis Rams' offensive coordinator, eve...

    Blog | February 01, 2012
  15. Ex-Notre Dame Fighting Irish coach Corwin Brown mental state to b...

    A northern Indiana judge has appointed a psychiatrist and a psychologist to evaluate the mental status of a former Notre Dame assistant football coach accused of striking his wife and holding her hostage in their home.

    Story | Conversation | January 11, 2012
  16. Ex-NFLer, Notre Dame Fighting Irish assistant Corwin Brown blames...

    Former NFL player Corwin Brown has filed a motion saying he will use a mental defect defense against charges that he struck his wife and held her against her will at their northern Indiana home.

    Story | Conversation | November 30, 2011