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NCAA Settles Head Injury Lawsuit

A federal court filing obtained by The Associated Press says the NCAA will create a $70 million fund to test current and former college athletes for brain injuries.

07/29/2014

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Retired NFL Player Talks Injury & Concussion Settlement

Mitch White was sitting on his couch Thursday,, watching a rerun of a football game, when he saw news scroll across the screen he wasn’t sure could be right. The NFL had settled a lawsuit with 4,500 retired players over head injuries.

CBS 11–08/29/2013

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13-Year-Old Arrested For Murder Of Missing 5-Year-Old

Thursday afternoon police in Fort Worth confirmed that not only had they identified and arrested a suspect in the murder a missing boy found dead on Wednesday, but that the suspect is on 13-years-old.

CBSDFW.COM–06/27/2013

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NFL Hall Of Famer Dickerson Joins Concussion Lawsuit

Hall of Fame running back Eric Dickerson is the latest former player to sue the National Football League and seek compensation for head injuries.

05/22/2012

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Student Hit In North Texas School Parking Lot

Scary moments outside of a North Texas high school, after a student is hit by a car.

05/17/2012

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NBA Institutes New Concussion Policy

The league said in March that it was considering a concussion policy after a spate of players missing games with concussion-like symptoms, including All-Star Chris Paul.

12/12/2011