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TIME: Football’s Ultimate Cost


The Stover family never expected that their son wouldn't walk off the field.


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League of Denial: The NFL's Concussion Crisis


FRONTLINE reveals the hidden story of the NFL and brain injuries


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TIME: The Problem with Football


America's favorite sport, football, is too dangerous. A protein called tau, which defines a debilitating disease known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE.


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National Geographic – The Big Idea: Brain Trauma


New research suggests that even small hits to the head may lead to brain deterioration over time. So what can be done?


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Sports Illustrated – Concussions: The Hits that are Changing Football (By Peter King, November 2010)


Over the past three years McKee has been given the brains of 16 former NFL players, some of whom suffered dementia, ALS or severe depression.


NFL-Brain-Damage

New Sign of Brain Damage in N.F.L.


By ALAN SCHWARz, January 27, 2009
Doctors at Boston University’s School of Medicine found a condition called chronic traumatic encephalopathy in the brain of Tom McHale, an N.F.L. lineman from 1987 to 1995 who died in May at 45.


Head Trauma

How different are dogfighting and football?


An offensive lineman can’t do his job without “using his head,” one veteran says, but neuropathologists examining the brains of ex-N.F.L. players have found trauma-related degeneration.



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Rolling Stone: This is your brain on football


The new science of concussions proves that high school football is America's most dangerous game.


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The Washington Post Youth football concussions can be prevented


Over the past three years McKee has been given the brains of 16 former NFL players, some of whom suffered dementia, ALS or severe depression.


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