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CTE claims a former college footballer

CTE claims a former college footballer

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Ryan Hoffman, 41 ,a former lineman at University of North Carolina, drove his bicycle into oncoming traffic this past November and died on the way to the hospital. At 6′ 5″ and 287 pounds Ryan Hoffman was an imposing adversary on the line. Homeless for over 15 years, Mr. Hoffman drifted into the mental health […]

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America Tonight Maps All College Football Concussions This Season

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The college and professional football seasons are now underway, and with them the debate about concussion safety and treatment in sports returns to the forefront of many peoples’ minds. President Obama has even issued statements on the issue, such as opining that the NCAA needed to do more to protect college football players from concussion. […]

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Riddell Ignored Warning About Concussion Risks

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In the conversation surrounding the NFL and Riddell’s brain injury litigation, there seem to be two camps of extremists. There are those that stand behind the mantra “they knew what they were signing up for” and ignore the possibility that the league and game are putting players in unnecessary danger, and then there are those […]

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Former players sue the NFL

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Has the NFL knowingly exposed players to the risk of brain injuries? The lawsuit brought against the NFL by former players will determine how much the NFL knew about the risk of traumatic brain injury and the cumulative effects of TBI in players who have sustained multiple concussions. The NFL has downplayed the data revealed […]

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