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  1. 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
  2. espnW -- Steelers orthopedic surgeon Robin West tackling concussi...

    Jane McManus

    Orthopedic surgeon Robin West, with the Pittsburgh Steelers since 2003, believes increased awareness, combined with improved detection and treatment, can reduce the incidence of brain trauma among athletes.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2013
  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. New book, "League of Denial," says NFL used its resources and pow...

    Don Van Natta Jr.

    The NFL conducted a two-decade campaign to deny a growing body of scientific research that showed a link between playing football and brain damage, according to an excerpt from a new book co-authored by a pair of ESPN investigative reporters.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2013
  5. 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
  6. Litigation on health issues is the nuclear bomb ticking in footba...

    Gregg Easterbrook

    The NFL can settle a medical suit, but no high schools and few colleges could withstand similar lawsuits.

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2013
  7. OTL: George Visger, The Damage Done

    Patrick Hruby

    Football made George Visger the man he is today, for better and for worse.

    Eticket | Conversation | January 29, 2013
  8. NFL retirement board ruling seems like slam dunk for players, but...

    Lester Munson

    The logic seems inevitable: If an NFL disability board decided 12 years ago after a contested hearing that concussions cause serious damage, the NFL should be legally required to admit now and forever that concussions cause serious damage.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2012
  9. Brady Quinn of Kansas City Chiefs ruled out again; Matt Cassel st...

    Chiefs quarterback Brady Quinn will miss his second consecutive game with a concussion and Matt Cassel will start in his place Monday night against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2012
  10. Austin Collie of Indianapolis Colts suffered concussion in presea...

    Colts receiver Austin Collie could return to the football field later this week after being diagnosed with yet another concussion.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2012
  11. Indianapolis Colts prepping like Curtis Painter to start vs. Tamp...

    The Colts are preparing as though Curtis Painter will be their starting quarterback at Tampa Bay on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2011
  12. Aaron Rodgers says his new helmet is safer, so why won't the Pack...

    Gregg Easterbrook

    Aaron Rodgers says his new helmet is safer, but he won't reveal the model.

    Story | Conversation | February 01, 2011
  13. Concussions are the most significant problem facing the sport of ...

    Gregg Easterbrook

    TMQ demands that football become more aware of concussion hazards.

    Story | Conversation | September 21, 2010
  14. Concussions: Common sense and a conservative approach are the wis...

    Stephania Bell

    Common sense and a conservative approach are the wise choice when dealing with concussions, especially in young athletes.

    Story | Conversation | February 04, 2010
  15. Stock Watch: T.O., Maroney gaining popularity

    Eric Karabell

    Unfortunately, we could turn this weekly Stock Watch into Concussion Watch, because head injuries are playing a large role in football and thus fantasy football. Until recently, it was just a pair of NFC East running backs -- Brian Westbrook of the P...

    Blog | December 01, 2009
  16. Terrell Owens, Laurence Maroney fantasy stock on the rise

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell details whose fantasy stock is rising (such as Laurence Maroney's) and whose is falling (Cedric Benson's).

    Blog | Conversation | December 01, 2009