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  1. Outside the Lines: Mind Control

    Steve Fainaru and Mark Fainaru-Wada

    How multiple research groups and the NFL battled over Junior Seau's brain to lead the science of concussions.

    Eticket | Conversation | April 28, 2013
  2. $100 million NFLPA grant to Harvard Medical School not exactly as...

    Steve Fainaru and Mark Fainaru-Wada

    On the eve of the 2013 Super Bowl, Harvard Medical School and the NFL Players Association announced a $100 million health grant from the union. But the NFLPA never intended to give $100 million, "Outside the Lines" has learned.

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2014
  3. 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
  4. Older players may be cut from NFL settlement; concerns growing ab...

    Steve Fainaru and Mark Fainaru-Wada

    The proposed NFL concussion settlement would disqualify some of the first players diagnosed with football-related brain damage, sources familiar with the agreement told "Outside the Lines."

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2013
  5. Players initially sought $2 billion-plus from NFL in concussion s...

    Steve Fainaru and Mark Fainaru-Wada

    The $765 million settlement between the NFL and players who sued the league ended up in court-ordered mediation only after the judge told players' attorneys that the bulk of their case was in "real danger of being dismissed."

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2013
  6. Two prominent concussion researchers, including NFL adviser, serv...

    Steve Fainaru and Mark Fainaru-Wada

    Two nationally prominent concussion researchers -- including a senior adviser to the NFL -- served as paid consultants to law firms suing the league for allegedly concealing the link between football and brain damage.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2013