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NFL’s Treatment Of Retired Players in Concussion Settlement Shows League’s Lack of Integrity

Roger Goodell and the NFL talk about integrity quite a bit.  Nothing is more important to them than the integrity of the game, they say.  Perhaps they need to invest in some dictionaries, because they speak of integrity but deliver the opposite.

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Delays, Denials, Dementia, and Death – the NFL’s Gift to R. C. and Susan Owens

September 16, 2017 Sheilla Dingus “I intimately know of the pain, responsibility and exacerbation and care taking of my husband who I thought would take care of me,” says Susan Owens, widow of former NFL/49ers wide receiver R. C. “Alley Oop” Owens.  “Instead, my husband turned into a stranger who seemed to hate me for …

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Jan 20

The Blitz 1/20/17

Concussion Discussion: From OTL League of Denial NHL: League of Denial pic.twitter.com/lHnUSU4XFz — Outside The Lines (@OTLonESPN) January 19, 2017 Mark Gastineau suffering from dementia, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s https://t.co/9h9SfB2Yic — Seth Walder (@SethWalderNYDN) January 20, 2017 Wife of Texas football legend Greg Ploetz sues NCAA over CTE, via @dennisdoddcbs. Lead counsel is @GeneEgdorf! https://t.co/fFFq4hlnMi — Daniel …

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