Study: NFL Players More Likely Than MLB Players To Die From Brain, Heart ProblemsA new study suggests professional football players may be more likely to die from degenerative brain diseases and heart problems than pro baseball players but the reasons are unclear.
NFL Pays Out Nearly $500M To Former Players With Dementia; Legal Fights ResumeRetired players can seek awards of as much as $3 million for moderate dementia and $1.5 million for mild dementia, although most would get far less based on their age and years in the league.
Tentative Settlement Reached In NHL Concussion LawsuitThe NHL and attorneys for retired players announced a tentative settlement Monday in the biggest lawsuit brought against the league over concussions and other head injuries.
Cuban: Mavs To Pay Tribute To American Flag, NBA & NFL Different On Anthem IssueWith the Dallas Mavericks ready to open the 2017-18 NBA regular season, team owner Mark Cuban is confident with his roster and addresses how the Mavs and NBA are different than the NFL when it comes to the National Anthem and player protests.
Report: Hernandez Had Severe CTE; Daughter Sues NFL, New England PatriotsDr. Ann McKee, the director of the CTE Center at Boston University, said Hernandez had Stage 3 (out of 4) of the disease, which can cause violent mood swings, depression and other cognitive disorders .
Kevin Turner, Lead NFL Concussion Suit Plaintiff, Had CTE Before DeathResearchers say they have found a traumatic brain disease in former Eagles and Patriots fullback Kevin Turner, who was the lead plaintiff in a concussion lawsuit against the NFL.
Fists Not Football: Brain Injuries Seen In Domestic AssaultsBrain trauma in domestic violence survivors has been overshadowed by concerns about injuries in Iraq and Afghanistan war vets, and by effects of repeated head blows in football players.
Concussion Group Says Ex-NFL Player Bubba Smith Had CTEThe Concussion Legacy Foundation says former NFL defensive end and movie actor Bubba Smith was diagnosed with the brain disease CTE by researchers after his death.
Report: NFL Sought To Influence Study On Brain InjuriesA senior House Democrat has found that National Football League officials improperly sought to influence a government study on the link between football and brain disease.
NFL Legend Dorsett Dealing With Degenerative Brain ConditionHall of Fame running back Tony Dorsett says he started playing football 'not knowing that the end was going to be like this' - what he calls a frustrating battle with a condition caused by head trauma.