Same Crap, Different Day

While all the focus has now been on the soap opera surrounding the NFL Concussion Lawsuit Settlement, it’s important to remind everyone that many of the retired players and their families have still been mired in the tangled mess of … Continue reading

Aaron Hernandez: Stage 3 CTE

THIS JUST IN: The results of a post-mortem study on Aaron Hernandez’s brain were just released this morning and Dr. Ann McKee’s team at Boston University disclosed that he had advanced Stage 3 CTE. Stage 3 is typically found in … Continue reading

Another CTE Lawsuit

Most of you know that as part of their “settlement” in the NFL Concussion Lawsuit, the League tried to dodge a bullet – or two – in not including or acknowledging the long-term problems of CTE (Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy) once … Continue reading

Busted Again! NFL Tried to Rig Concussion Study

Here we go again! Remember back in 2012 when the NFL so generously offered a no-strings-attached $30 million donation to the National Institute for Health (NIH) to fund its independent studies into football and concussions? But when it came to … Continue reading

ESPN: Growing List of CTE Cases from BU Study

The overwhelming cases of CTE discovered in brains donated to Boston University’s ongoing study continues to surface, including youth football players as well as vets. While these studies are still only from the donated brains of deceased victims, we’re optimistic … Continue reading

Patrick Hruby: The NFL Concussion Settlement Is Pure Evil

EDITOR’S NOTE: Halloween is almost here. And once again, Patrick Hruby pulls back the curtains to expose more nasty details on the NFL Concussion Lawsuit Settlement offer. Patrick has given us permission to post his latest findings and scare our … Continue reading

George Visger: Another Reason the Concussion Lawsuit Needs to Go to Trial

EDITOR’S NOTE: In this world,nothing goes unrelated. George Visger has been proactive in reaching out not only to retired professional football players about the impact of long-term brain injuries but to all victims of TBIs, including those in military, accident … Continue reading

Opting Out and Objections to the NFL Concussion Settlement Offer

We just received a copy of the Opt Out Form for retired players to submit to the court BEFORE Oct. 14, 2014 in the NFL Concussion Settlement Exclusion. Players wishing to opt out will need to fill out this form, … Continue reading

Jeff Winans: CTE. And More

Brandi Winans has been awaiting news from Dr. Ann McKee on the results of the neuropathology study of brain samples from her husband, Jeff Winans. Jeff died unexpectedly just before Christmas 2012 and had committed to provide brain tissue to … Continue reading

NFL Damage Control on Concussions

. Well, the floodgates are opening wider and wider. Sports Legacy Institute and Boston University held a press conference this past Monday to announce their findings on the late Dave Duerson’s brain examination. To no one’s surprise, they discovered the … Continue reading

Brent Boyd: Meanwhile Back at the NFL PR Ranch

We understand that this past Wednesday evening, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell was given an Impact Award at the Sports Legacy Institute‘s Third Annual Impact Awards held in Boston MA. SLI has been involved with Boston University in the forensic study … Continue reading