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Angela Ruggiero

Female Olympians publicly pledge their brains to concussion and CTE research

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Starting Friday, the world’s eyes will be on Pyeongchang, South Korea as we watch athletes compete for the gold medal. But, in the days leading up to the opening ceremonies, some athletes are making big decisions that could have implications on athletics in the future. U.S. Olympic bobsledder Elana Meyers Taylor joined with two other […]

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Soccer Star Brandi Chastain Agrees To Donate Her Brain For CTE Research

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Brandi Chastain has been a soccer icon from the moment she ripped her jersey off in celebration after making the game-winning penalty kick against China during the 1999 FIFA Women’s World Cup Final. But, she hopes her latest action will be equally important to her legacy as an elite athlete and brain injury advocate. Chastain […]

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