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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. 03:41

    Martellus Bennett Off The Field

    Rick Reilly explains why Bears tight end Martellus Bennett is the most interesting man in the NFL.

    December 09, 2013
  3. 03:48

    OTL: Head-On Collision: NFL Denials

    A new book and documentary reveals what the NFL discovered -- and denied -- about the connection between football and brain disorders.

    October 08, 2013
  4. 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
  5. 03:56

    Book: NFL Denied Concussion Link

    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
  6. 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
  7. 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    Interviews and previously unpublished documents raise new questions about how Dr.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
  8. 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
  9. 03:00

    Roger Goodell at the 2009 Congressional Hearings on Concussions

    In 2009, Roger Goodell attended the Congressional Hearings on concussions where he declined to say whether there was a connection between playing football and cognitive erosion.

    March 04, 2013
  10. 03:04

    Junior Seau Suffered From CTE

    Junior Seau's family talks exclusivly to ABC News and ESPN about the brain damage their father suffered.

    January 10, 2013
  11. 03:27

    OTL - New NFL CTE Cases

    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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 03:37

    NFL at a Crossroads: Concussion Connections

    Michele Steele and Mike Fish discuss the rush to judgment among the media, public and medical field about former football players and concussions.

    August 24, 2012