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NFL Concussion Settlement Gets Final Approval Though NFL Accepts No Liability

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Retired, ailing players will get some money. Eventually. And not quite as much as they should. Yay!

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NFL Neurosurgeon: ‘It’s Much More Dangerous Riding a Bike or a Skateboard Than Playing Youth Football’

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The NFL has gone into full spin on head injuries after the retirement of Chris Borland.

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NFL Access Reporters Are Doing The Heroic Work Of Protecting The NFL From The Brain Injury Scare

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Mike Florio and Adam Schefter are already doing damage control for the NFL on Chris Borland.

#NFL

24-Year-Old San Francisco 49ers’ Linebacker Chris Borland Has Quit The NFL Over Safety Concerns

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San Francisco linebacker Chris Borland has retired from the NFL at the age of 24, citing safety concerns over concussions as his reason.

CONCUSSIONS

A Huge Breakthrough In Brain Injury Testing, And What It Could Mean For Pro Sports

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Testing for CTE while athletes are still living could dramatically change how sports organizations deal with head injuries.

CONCUSSIONS

Of Course Roger Goodell’s New Chief Medical Officer Isn’t A Concussions Expert And Has Ties To The Patriots

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To fill his newly created medical expert role, the Commissioner hired a ... cardiologist?

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Study Finds NFL Players Who Played Tackle Football Before Age 12 Have Worse Cognitive Function

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Once again science tells us that youth football is bad and the sport in general is harmful to those playing it. Happy Super Bowl week, everybody!

#PRO WRESTLING

Two Former Wrestlers Are Suing WWE Over Concussions (If They Can Remember What Happened)

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Two former WWE wrestlers are suing the company over concussions and severe neurological damage. Spoiler alert, one of them wore a dress.

VISA

KSK Flashback: When concussions were funny

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In a different era, the NFL could see you stuff by making light of concussions.

Chris Conte

One NFL Player Says He’d Rather Die Early Than Not Play In The League

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Chicago Bears safety Chris Conte was inactive for the drubbing his team took at the hands of the New Orleans Saints on Monday due to yet another injury that up to this point have plagued his 2014 season.

#The Walking Dead

‘The Walking Dead’ Beat ‘Sunday Night Football’ In The Key Ratings Again

Since fictional zombies are beating real ones at the ratings game, maybe NBC should arm players with machetes and firearms.

science

The NFL Could Soon Be Using Magnets To Reduce Concussions

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A magnet in the helmet won't reduce all concussions, but it could help the NFL keep them from being too traumatic.

strong takes

Malcolm Gladwell: The NFL is an abomination and he wouldn’t let his kids play football!

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In terms of the NFL being a moral abomination I agree with him considering what the Read-Option has done to quaterback play.

#COMEDY CENTRAL

‘Key & Peele’ Take On The NFL Concussion Issue In Hilarious Fashion

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Well it's about time "Key & Peele" take on the NFL concussion issue.

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New Data From Nation’s Largest Brain Bank Finds 76 Out of 79 Deceased Former Football Players Had CTE

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Nearly 80 percent of the brains of former NFL players tested have shown evidence of CTE.

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Funds Now Uncapped In Concussion Suit Settlement But NFL Gets Unlimited Appeals

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So no former former players getting low-balled but the NFL might be able to drag things out on an individual level.

ZUBAZ

Dan Marino Slams Dan Marino Lawsuit, Calls Claims ‘Unfounded’

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"Dan Marino would never have filed this lawsuit had he not lost his gig with CBS a few months back," Marino said in a statement. "This lawsuit smacks of opportunism."


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