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  1. Dave Jennings dies at 61

    Ohm Youngmisuk

    NEW YORK -- Former Giants punter Dave Jennings died Wednesday morning after a long bout with Parkinson's disease. Jennings, who turned 61 on June 8, had suffered from Parkinson's since 1996. "Dave Jennings was one of the all-time great Giants,"...

    Blog | June 19, 2013
  2. Dave Jennings: 1952-2013

    Rich Cimini

    Former Jets and Giants punter Dave Jennings, who was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in 1996, died Wednesday morning at his home in New Jersey. He was 61. Jennings finished his career with the Jets, playing three seasons, 1985-87. When he was d...

    Blog | June 19, 2013
  3. Dave Jennings, New York Giants' Pro Bowl punter, dies at 61

    Ohm Youngmisuk and Rich Cimini

    Dave Jennings, perhaps the Giants best punter ever, died on Wednesday morning after a long bout with Parkinson's disease.

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2013
  4. Forrest Gregg fighting Parkinson's, but not the NFL

    Hall of Famer Forrest Gregg says that while he and his neurologist blame concussions for his Parkinson's disease, he's not going to sue the NFL like thousands of other former players.

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2013
  5. Forrest Gregg says he's fighting Parkinson's

    Forrest Gregg, who earned the nickname "Iron Man" for playing in a then-record 188 consecutive NFL games during his Hall of Fame career, has told The Associated Press he's been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2011
  6. Former head of NCAA football officials David Parry dies

    David Parry, who was the head of football officiating in the Big Ten for 19 years and the NCAA's first national coordinator of officials, died Monday from complications of Parkinson's disease. He was 76.

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2011
  7. Former Colts lineman Preas, who won 2 NFL titles, dies

    George Preas, who won two NFL championships on the offensive line of the old Baltimore Colts, has died. He was 73.

    Story | Conversation | February 26, 2007
  8. Wife felled by Parkinson's disease

    Grace Marie Trudeau Benson, wife of New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson, died Tuesday at 76.

    Story | Conversation | November 18, 2003
  9. Study finds former NFL players unusually prone to dying from dege...

    A study of former NFL players finds they were unusually prone to dying from degenerative brain disease, the latest indication that repeated blows to the head may cause serious trouble later on.

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2012