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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
From NFL veterans, like Jacob Bell, to newcomers, like Chad Diehl, some players are choosing to walk away from football over concerns about their long-term health.August 27, 2012
Former NFL receiver Al Toon and his son, Nick, talk about the game of football as Nick embarks on his rookie season with the New Orleans Saints.August 23, 2012
Jane Leavy discusses her Grantland column on Dr. Ann McKee, who is attempting to make the game of football safer.August 17, 2012
Former Chicago Bears QB Jim McMahon says repeated blows to his head during his playing days is taking a toll on him today, which is why he is among the hundreds of former players suing the NFL.March 16, 2012
Some athletes who suffer concussions are finding that the same system in their brains that helps them process movement may make them more susceptible to a longer recovery process.September 22, 2011