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  • Brett Favre Hopes His Grandsons Play Golf Instead of Football

    Brett Favre Hopes His Grandsons Play Golf Instead of Football

    Brett Favre is one of the toughest guys ever to step out on the gridiron. From September 27, 1992, to December 5, 2010, the legendary quarterback started 297 consecutive games, 27 more than any other player in NFL history. However, if he knew then what he knows now about concussions, Favre probably would have done […]

  • WWE Sued by Former Wrestlers Over Brain Injuries

    WWE Sued by Former Wrestlers Over Brain Injuries

    Two dozen former professional wrestlers have filed a class action lawsuit against the WWE in a Connecticut federal court. They claim the Stamford-based company misrepresented and concealed the longterm effects of neurological injuries and failed to provide treatment for such injuries “in any medically competent or meaningful manner.” “The WWE knows that its wrestlers including […]

  • Neuropathologists Conclude BMX Legend Dave Mirra Suffered from CTE

    Neuropathologists Conclude BMX Legend Dave Mirra Suffered from CTE

    BMX legend Dave Mirra, who died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in February, was suffering from CTE. Mirra’s family had noted that he had been subject to violent mood swings in the months before his death, so they decided to have his brain tested for CTE, the neurodegenerative disease found in an increasing number of […]

  • Report: NFL Concussion Studies Omitted Over 100 Diagnosed Cases

    Report: NFL Concussion Studies Omitted Over 100 Diagnosed Cases

    On Thursday, a bombshell investigation by the New York Times revealed NFL concussion studies conducted between 1996 and 2011 omitted over 100 diagnosed cases. And the league knew about it. Which is bad. Let me explain. Back in 1994, after a number of players retired early over concerns they were turning their brains into mush, […]