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  1. Lester Munson: What to know about the NFL concussion settlement p...

    Lester Munson

    Is the latest concussion settlement proposal good enough for players?

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2014
  2. Ditka calls agreement 'quite a settlement'

    Michael C. Wright

    Former Chicago Bears coach Mike Ditka offered his take Thursday on the $765 million settlement reached between the NFL and more than 4,500 former players. "Concussions are part of the game," Ditka said. "I know a lot of the old players need a lot ...

    Blog | August 29, 2013
  3. Outside the Lines: Leroy Hoard

    Kevin Seifert

    Over the past few years, we've seen countless stories of former NFL players suffering from debilitating pain and depression they attribute to the violence of their careers. So I appreciated the approach ESPN's Kelly Naqi took in this "Outside the Lin...

    Blog | January 30, 2013
  4. When former football players commit suicide, some see connection ...

    Mike Fish

    Researchers and medical experts, including leaders in the study of CTE, caution against rushing to judgment when a former football player commits suicide.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2012
  5. Dave Duerson case against NFL could set precedent

    Lester Munson

    The magnitude of Dave Duerson's losses and the dramatic evidence of concussion-caused brain damage could lead to a trial that would set the economic value for other cases against the NFL.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2012
  6. Two sides to NFL's concussion controversy evident at New York's W...

    Rich Cimini

    Joe Namath has aged gracefully. Not everybody gets that from the NFL.

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2012
  7. Ignorance driving NFL concussion fears?

    Mike Sando

    George Koonce's recent guest column opened eyes to issues NFL players face upon leaving the game. The former Green Bay and Seattle linebacker used research and personal experience to illustrate costs associated with investing disproportionately in...

    Blog | May 16, 2012
  8. ChatWrap follow: The benefits of risk

    Kevin Seifert

    As I suspected, you offered up a number of intelligent and well-articulated responses to a topic that has already gotten a fair amount of discussion both on this blog and nationally. But while discussing whether you would allow your son to play footb...

    Blog | May 12, 2012
  9. Former Dallas Cowboy Daryl 'Moose' Johnston says medical care for...

    Tim MacMahon

    Former Dallas Cowboys fullback Daryl Johnston expressed concern that the concussion-related lawsuits involving hundreds of former NFL players could cloud what he considers the more important issue -- being proactive in medical care for retired players.

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2012
  10. Video: Bell, Seau and life after the NFL

    Mike Sando

    Jacob Bell's recently announced retirement from the NFL after eight seasons provides the basis for the most recent "Blogger Blitz" video above. Bell, 31, understandably pointed to the health risks associated with continuing his career. He has suff...

    Blog | May 09, 2012
  11. ChatWrap: Revisiting parental limits

    Kevin Seifert

    Tuesday's SportsNation chat brought up a question many former football players, media members and fans have been asking in the wake of former NFL linebacker Junior Seau's suicide last week: Pete (Work) If you have a son would you ever let him p...

    Blog | May 09, 2012
  12. Wake-up: Steelers' Adams may not start

    Jamison Hensley

    Every morning, grab a cup of coffee and get your AFC North wake-up call here: As the Pittsburgh Steelers begin their rookie minicamp today, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's Gerry Dulac predicts first-round pick David DeCastro will be a Pro Bowl guard...

    Blog | May 04, 2012
  13. Junior Seau family to allow concussion study of brain

    Junior Seau's family will allow researchers to study his brain for signs he was suffering from damage done by concussions, the Chargers's team chaplain has told the Los Angeles Times.

    Story | Conversation | May 04, 2012
  14. San Diego County medical examiner's office rules Junior Seau's de...

    Junior Seau's death has been ruled a suicide by the San Diego County medical examiner's office.

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2012
  15. Research center wants Junior Seau's brain

    Bill Williamson

    The aftereffects of legendary linebacker Junior Seau's stunning death on Wednesday are developing quickly. Sports Illustrated reported Boston University's Center for Traumatic Encephalopathy, which has famously studied the brains of several dead f...

    Blog | May 03, 2012
  16. Breakfast links: Thoughts on Junior Seau

    Junior Seau never played in the NFC East, but if the story of his death Wednesday at the age of 43 didn't shake you up, you're made of stone. Police are investigating the possibility of suicide, and since he died of a gunshot wound to the chest, that...

    Blog | May 03, 2012