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  1. 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
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  4. 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
  5. Data estimates 3 in 10 NFL retirees face cognitive woes

    Steve Fainaru and Mark Fainaru-Wada

    Nearly three in 10 former NFL players will develop at least moderate neurocognitive problems and qualify for payments under the proposed $765 million concussion settlement, according to data prepared for ex-players' lawyers and made public Friday.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2014
  6. Seven retired NFL players ask judge to reverse ruling on NFL conc...

    Lester Munson

    Seven retired players launched on Monday the most aggressive attack yet on the proposed NFL concussion litigation settlement.

    Story | Conversation | July 21, 2014
  7. U.S. District Judge Anita Brody gives preliminary OK to NFL concu...

    A federal judge has granted preliminary approval to a deal that would compensate former NFL players for concussion-related claims.

    Story | Conversation | July 07, 2014
  8. New court filing by players says most seriously injured ex-NFL pl...

    Lester Munson

    Seven former NFL players filed a court motion Monday to challenge the $765 million NFL concussion settlement, arguing that the deal struck between the league and thousands of ex-players who sued it falls short.

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2014
  9. NFL settlement awaits preliminary approval as concern arises over...

    Mark Fainaru-Wada and Steve Fainaru

    When the NFL concussion settlement was announced, the more than 4,500 players who had sued were assured that no part of the $765 million deal would go to lawyers. But a recent dispute involving the players' lead negotiator confirms otherwise.

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2013
  10. CTE present when Ryan Freel killed self, report says

    Ryan Freel, a former Major League Baseball veteran who committed suicide last year, was suffering from the degenerative brain disease CTE, his family said Sunday, according to The Florida Times-Union.

    Story | Conversation | December 15, 2013
  11. 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
  12. Five ex-Kansas City Chiefs sue team over head injuries

    Five former Kansas City Chiefs players are suing the team, claiming it hid the risks of head injuries.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2013
  13. Tony Dorsett and CTE in hockey and football

    Ken Dryden

    The unfair question we ask of athletes with brain injuries.

    Story | Conversation | November 18, 2013
  14. I Suck at Football 2.10: Where I Was Drunk

    Alex Pappademas

    I fly to New York with Lonely Bunny in my pocket. Lonely Bunny is one of my daughter's finger puppets. He makes the tip of your finger look like a white rabbit popping out of a gray top hat. I document Lonely Bunny's trip and send the pictures to my ...

    Blog | November 14, 2013
  15. 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
  16. Pop Warner youth football participation drops; NFL concussion cri...

    Steve Fainaru and Mark Fainaru-Wada

    Pop Warner youth football saw participation drop 9.5 percent between 2010-12. Officials said several factors played a role, but the organization's chief medical officer cited concerns about head injuries as probably "the No. 1 one cause."

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2013
  17. 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
  18. 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