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  1. 05:15

    NFL Legends Receive Diagnosis

    NFL greats Tony Dorsett, Joe DeLamielleure and Leonard Marshall recently received the diagnosis that they have signs of CTE, the degenerative brain disease linked to depression and dementia and attributed by some scientists to head trauma.

    April 05, 2014
  2. 05:28

    OTL: Head-On Collision: NFL Acknowledges Link

    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
  3. 05:19

    NFL, Players Reach Concussion Deal

    Mark Fainaru-Wada discusses the NFL's tentative $765 million settlement over concussion-related brain injuries among its 18,000 retired players.

    August 29, 2013
  4. 10:57

    OTL: Doctor's Orders

    Interviews and previously unpublished documents raise new questions about how Dr. Elliot Pellman -- a Long Island rheumatologist with no previous expertise in brain research -- came to wield so much authority over the NFL's concussion program.

    August 15, 2013
  5. 09:12

    OTL: Mind Control

    Several research groups competed to study Junior Seau's brain after he died. Did the NFL help pick the winner?

    April 27, 2013
  6. 05:59

    OTL: Mike Webster's Brain Injury History

    The NFL retirement board determined in 1999 that repeated blows to the head had left Mike Webster, who spent most of his 17-year career with the Pittsburgh Steelers, "totally and permanently" disabled.

    November 16, 2012
  7. 08:15

    Mixed Messages On NFL Brain Injuries

    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 inju

    November 15, 2012
  8. 05:25

    Mixed Messages on NFL Brain Injuries

    For years NFL officials denied that playing football can cause brain injuries, but the NFL's disability board concluded otherwise. Prim Siripipat talks to Steve Fainaru about the documents he and his brother, Mark Fainaru-Wada, uncovered.

    November 15, 2012
  9. 04:30

    Legal Impact of NFL Disability Decision

    Prim Siripipat talks to Lester Munson about the legal impact of Mark Fainaru-Wada and Steve Fainaru's findings that the NFL disability board concluded playing football could cause brain injuries.

    November 15, 2012
  10. 04:53

    The Woman Who Would Save Football

    Jane Leavy discusses her Grantland column on Dr. Ann McKee, who is attempting to make the game of football safer.

    August 17, 2012