Jim McMahon

In this Oct. 7, 2011 file photo, President Barack Obama, left, looks towards quarterback Jim McMahon, wearing headband, as he honors the 1985 Super Bowl XX Champion Chicago Bears football team during a ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

Judge approves NFL concussion settlement

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal judge on Monday granted preliminary approval to a landmark deal that would compensate thousands of former NFL players for concussion-related claims. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Anita Brody in […]

07/07/2014

Professional football player Marcellus Wiley attends the 1st Annual Athletes vs. Cancer Celebrity Flag Football game at the Palisades High School on Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013 in Pacific Palisades, Calif. (Photo by Paul A. Hebert/Invision/AP)

Second wave of former players join NFL lawsuit

Former Pro Bowl defender Marcellus Wiley added his name to a lawsuit accusing NFL teams of illegally dispensing powerful narcotics and other drugs to keep players on the field without regard for their long-term health. […]

06/04/2014

Oct. 7, 2007 photo of New England Patriots linebacker Junior Seau.  (AP Photo/Winslow Townson, File)

NFL to pay $765M to settle concussion lawsuits

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The NFL has agreed to spend close to $800 million to diagnose and compensate potentially thousands of retired players who develop dementia and other brain disorders they blame on the violent, bone-crunching […]

08/29/2013

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