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  1. 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
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  4. 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
  5. Paul Oliver wife, sons sue NFL for wrongful death in his suicide

    The wife and sons of former San Diego Chargers defensive back Paul Oliver have sued the NFL for wrongful death, blaming sports-related concussions for his suicide last year.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2014
  6. Leonard Marshall leads the concussion charge against the NFL - ES...

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine's Interview Issue, Peter Keating writes that after testing positive for CTE, Leonard Marshall is now leading the concussion charge against the NFL.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2013
  7. Researchers inundated with requests from former college, pro foot...

    William Weinbaum

    The researchers who say they can determine whether a living person has chronic traumatic encephalopathy say they have been inundated with requests from former college and professional football players to undergo testing for signs of the disease.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2013
  8. Might golf be a safer suggestion than pushing kids to play footba...

    Farrell Evans

    After all the talk of concussions, CTE and suicides around football these days, would parents be better off pointing their kids toward sports like golf and tennis that don't take such a physical toll on their children?

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2013
  9. OTL: Ex-Miami Dolphins star Mark Duper shows signs of CTE

    William Weinbaum and Steve Delsohn

    Former Miami Dolphins All-Pro wide receiver Mark Duper is the ninth living former NFL player to be diagnosed with signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2013
  10. Former NFL stars Tony Dorsett, Leonard Marshall, Joe DeLameilleur...

    William Weinbaum and Steve Delsohn

    Pro Football Hall of Famers Tony Dorsett and Joe DeLamielleure and NFL All-Pro Leonard Marshall have been diagnosed as having signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a degenerative condition caused by head trauma and linked to depression and dementia.

    Story | Conversation | November 05, 2013
  11. Thomas Jones elects to donate his brain to science when he dies

    Jane McManus

    Thomas Jones, a retired running back who played for five teams in 12 NFL seasons, has decided to donate his brain to the Sports Legacy Institute to be studied for evidence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE).

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2013
  12. Kasandra Perkins, Jovan Belcher -- trying, failing, to understand...

    Jeff MacGregor

    Trying to understand tragic deaths and failing. Considering the nature of violence and human nature. About guilt and complicity. Thinking, in the wake of Jovan and Kasandra, how we struggle with the truth of things.

    Story | Conversation | December 06, 2012
  13. Sources -- Forensic pathologist credited with identifying CTE inv...

    Mark Fainaru-Wada and Steve Fainaru

    The forensic pathologist who first identified chronic brain damage as a factor in the deaths of some NFL players flew to San Diego on Thursday to participate in the autopsy of Junior Seau, two sources with knowledge of the case told ESPN.com.

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2012
  14. Dave Duerson fund set up to help athletes with head injuries

    The family and friends of the late NFL star Dave Duerson have begun a program to help high school and middle school athletes in his hometown of Muncie who suffer head injuries.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2012
  15. January in Sports: By the Numbers

    Michael Kruse

    Here's a look at the numbers behind some of the biggest sports stories this past month. Send us suggestions for next month's edition by tweeting at @michaelkruse with the hashtag #GrantlandStats. Amount of Prince Fielder's nine-year contract w...

    Blog | January 31, 2012
  16. Evidence of CTE found in Lew Carpenter's brain

    Lew Carpenter never had any concussions -- or at least none that his family knew about back in the 1950s and '60s, when he played for the Lions, Browns and Packers and there wasn't as much concern over them as there is now.

    Story | December 08, 2011
  17. New study on brain injuries to test 100 former NFL players

    The researchers studying a degenerative brain disease in former athletes plan to test about 100 retired NFL players to try to learn how to diagnose the condition during life.

    Story | Conversation | November 17, 2011
  18. Brains of San Francisco 49ers greats Joe Perry, John Henry Johnso...

    Two members of the San Francisco 49ers' famed "Million Dollar Backfield" who died within months of each other this year will have their brains examined by researchers at Boston University that are studying head injuries in sports.

    Story | Conversation | June 09, 2011