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As the show 'A League of Denial' has revealed, the NFL has long been complicit in hiding the truth about head injuries. But our love of the ...

from Rolling Stone

This Is Your Brain on Football

This Is Your Brain on FootballThe new science of concussions proves that high school football is America's most dangerous game

A detailed examination of the brain of a Penn football player, 21-year-old Owen Thomas, who committed suicide showed he had the same disease caused by hard hits that has been associated with NFL players.

More than 4,500 former athletes -- some suffering from dementia, depression or Alzheimer's that they blamed on blows to the head -- had sued...