7 hours ago – Clark, Sayers grim reminders of price NFL players pay for glory … lives, and the science about the effects of head hits and concussions was still .
FILE – In this July 11, 2014, file photo, former Chicago Bears NFL football player Gale Sayers throws out a ceremonial first pitch before a baseball game between the Chicago Cubs and Atlanta Braves, in Chicago. Relatives of Pro Football Hall of Famer Gale Sayers say the Bears legend has been diagnosed with dementia. His wife, Ardythe Sayers, tells The Kansas City Star that her 73-year-old husband was diagnosed four years ago and she blames Sayers football career. He played for the Bears from 1965-71 after setting records at the University of Kansas.(AP Photo/Andrew A. Nelles)
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