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Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (INACTIVE)

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  • Concussion lawsuit blames Kansas City Chiefs for player's rampage

    Concussion lawsuit blames Kansas City Chiefs for player's rampage
    A Kansas City Chiefs linebacker was suffering from concussion-related brain damage when he went on a rampage and killed his girlfriend and then himself in 2012, a new lawsuit claims, and the player's mother wants to hold the team responsible. Jovan...
  • Mark Fainaru-Wada, Steve Fainaru on 'League of Denial'

    Mark Fainaru-Wada, Steve Fainaru on 'League of Denial'
    While the National Football League remains the most successful sports entity in America, its foundations are being shaken by a looming health crisis. For more than two decades, evidence has been mounting that concussions associated with playing football...
  • State panel rejected injury claim by NFL's Dorsett

    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...
  • Ridley Scott to Direct Movie About Football Concussions

    Ridley Scott is attached to direct an untitled film that will center on the physical and psychological effects of concussions on football players. Scott will produce along with Giannina Facio. The drama will revolve around pro football players who...
  • Mark Duper thankful amid the storm

    Mark Duper thankful amid the storm
    Something was wrong. Mark Duper knew it. He became angry for no reason. He became depressed for days. He went to a store, then stood there unable to remember why he was there. He'd get in a conversation and forget a friend's name. "And not just any...
  • Jovan Belcher's body exhumed; brain to be checked for damage

    Jovan Belcher's body exhumed; brain to be checked for damage
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Former Kansas City Chiefs' linebacker Jovan Belcher's body has been exhumed more than a year after he killed his girlfriend and himself so that his brain can be examined for signs of a degenerative condition linked to repeated...
  • The truth about football

    Football periodically faces extinction, but never has the game been enveloped in a crisis as odd as the current one. Just when the game plays safer than at any time in its 144-year history, its critics threaten to make the game history. Sportswriter Frank...
  • Deion Sanders, critic of NFL concussion suits, seeks workers' comp

    Deion Sanders, critic of NFL concussion suits, seeks workers' comp
    During the pregame show before February's Super Bowl in New Orleans, Deion Sanders shared his thoughts about the thousands of former football players filing concussion lawsuits against the National Football League. "The game is a safe game," the...
  • TV Review: 'League of Denial: The NFL's Concussion Crisis;' 'Schooled: The Price of College Sports'

    Professional and collegiate sports have been on twin tracks in terms of bad publicity, each besieged by former players who have sought legal remedies to what they see as abusive systems. "League of Denial: The NFL's Concussion Crisis" received an assist...
  • Review: 'League of Denial' tackles NFL's concussion issue head-on

    Review: 'League of Denial' tackles NFL's concussion issue head-on
    Football is a violent game, even its fans must admit, and might celebrate. There are parts of it that aren't violent, of course — the throwing and catching and running. But they are accompanied, and made possible, by the smashing and hitting and...
  • PBS Frontline “League of Denial: The NFL’s Concussion Crisis”

     
    Frontline‘s documentary League of Denial: The NFL's Concussion Crisis investigates how, for years, the NFL denied and worked to refute scientific evidence that playing football is linked to early onset dementia, brain damage and other devastating...
  • NFL must think we're all brain-damaged

    NFL must think we're all brain-damaged
    Welcome to the Chicago stop of the NFL’s "Hypocrisy Across America Tour." The NFL, whose sport causes brain damage, paid off a bunch of former players who have brain damage without admitting it contributed to the brain damage. Anyone who...