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  1. Attorney blasts concussion deal, will recommend clients continue ...

    Steve Fainaru and Mark Fainaru-Wada

    Hours after a federal judge rebuffed the proposed settlement of the NFL concussion lawsuit, an attorney told "Outside the Lines" he will recommend that a "substantial" number of his clients reject the $765 million agreement and continue to sue the NFL.

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2014
  2. 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
  3. New book reveals the moment the NFL could no longer ignore concus...

    Mark Fainaru-Wada and Steve Fainaru

    In ESPN The Magazine, an excerpt from League of Denial reveals the moment the NFL realized it could no longer ignore the concussion science it had spent years trying to dismiss.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 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. Central figure in NFL's concussion crisis appointed years ago to ...

    Steve Fainaru and John Barr

    For years, Dr. Elliot Pellman has been a central figure in the NFL's concussion crisis.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2013
  7. UCLA study finds signs of CTE in living former NFL players for th...

    Steve Fainaru and Mark Fainaru-Wada

    Brain scans performed on five former NFL players revealed images of the protein that causes football-related brain damage -- the first time researchers have identified signs of the crippling disease in living players.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 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. NFL's disability board concluded playing football caused brain in...

    Steve Fainaru and Mark Fainaru-Wada

    The NFL's disability board concluded playing football caused brain injuries, even as officials issued denials for years .

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2012
  10. Sources -- Forensic pathologist credited with identifying CTE inv...

    Mark Fainaru-Wada and Steve Fainaru

    The forensic pathologist who first identified chronic brain damage as a factor in the deaths of some NFL players flew to San Diego on Thursday to participate in the autopsy of Junior Seau, two sources with knowledge of the case told ESPN.com.

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2012