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 Former Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Austin Collie (17) lays on the ground after suffering a concussion in 2010. / Brian Spurlock, USA TODAY Sports

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Andrew Burton/Getty ImagesTwo members of Congress want to know from commissioner Roger Goodell if teams can lose draft picks if they do not properly address domestic violence.

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Tony Dorsett On CTE: I Didn't Know "The End Was Going To Be Like This"

In 2013, NFL hall of famer Tony Dorsett was among the first few living football players to be diagnosed with signs of the chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a neurodegenerative disease that manifests as dementia and depression. It’s gotten worse—by definition, it’ll get worse until he dies—and in a radio interview, the Cowboys legend strikes a delicate balance between frustration at its inexorability and acquiescence toward how he got here.

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 New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski (left) scores a touchdown in front of Kansas City Chiefs safety Kendrick Lewis in the second half of their NFL football game in Foxborough, Massachusetts, Nov. 21, 2011. Reuters

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A deal worth $1bn (£655m) designed to compensate US football players for head injuries suffered during their careers is set to be approved, lawyers said.

 

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BY / FEB 3, 2015NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, shown testifying on anti-doping measures in 2009. (Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

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 Julian Edelman Concussion Scare Was NFL's Nightmare, and It Can't Happen Again
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 Strong safety David Bruton #30 of the Denver Broncos is attended to by trainers after a play that would force him out of the game with a reported concussion during a game against the Oakland Raiders at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on Dec. 28, 2014.

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