chronic traumatic encephalopathy

Hernandez’s Daughter Suing NFL, Patriots
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on deceased NFL star Aaron Hernandez being diagnosed with the brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy:
Lawyers for Aaron Hernandez's daughter are suing the NFL and the New England Patriots over his death...
Leonard Marshall, Matt Hasselbeck Pledge Brains to Research
BOSTON (AP) — Two more retired football stars have pledged their brains to research.
Two-time Super Bowl champion Leonard Marshall and three-time Pro Bowl selection Matt Hasselbeck say they will donate their brains to the Concussion Legacy Foundation for research into chronic traumatic encephal…
Supreme Court to Hear Concussion Case
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A last-minute appeal in the NFL concussion case is sending the proposed settlement to the U.S. Supreme Court and delays payouts for at least several months. The family of late Buffalo Bills fullback "Cookie" Gilchrist wants the high court to revisit the de…
Critics of NFL Concussion Deal Seek Further Court Review
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Critics of the proposed $1 billion settlement of NFL concussion claims want a full U.S. appeals court in Philadelphia to review a recent decision that upheld the deal.
The challengers believe the lead players' lawyers negotiated away compensation for chronic traumatic e…
Update on Concussions Case Tops the News
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The plan by the NFL to settle thousands of concussion lawsuits filed by former players has been upheld by a federal appeals court in Philadelphia. The decision released by the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals comes almost a year after a revised deal was approved...
Appeals Court Upholds $1B NFL Concussion Settlement
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld a potential $1 billion plan by the NFL to settle thousands of concussion lawsuits filed by former players.
The decision released Monday by the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals comes almost a year after a revised deal was approved...
NFL Official Links Football, CTE; Could it Affect $1B deal?
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Critics of the NFL's proposed $1 billion plan to settle concussion claims say a league official's acknowledgement of a link between football and the brain disease CTE is a game changer.
A federal appeals court in Philadelphia is weighing a challenge to the settleme…

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