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New: 87 Deceased NFL Players Test Positive for Brain Disease

Jason M. Breslow, PBS   (PBS.com) – A total of 87 out of 91 former NFL players have tested positive for the brain disease at the center of the debate over concussions in football, according to new figures from the nation’s largest brain bank focused on Read More

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State Panel Rejected Injury Claim by NFL’s Dorsett

[Los Angeles Times] A brain-injury claim by former National Football League player Tony Dorsett was thrown out by a California workers’ compensation panel just months before he was diagnosed with early signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a debilitating condition linked to repeated blows to the head. The 59-year-old Read More