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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 23 / 14

Sports On Earth's Patrick Hruby : "The NFL expects between 15 and 25 percent of its retirees to come down with neurodegenerative diseases! … How is that not a headline? I'm dead serious." Yahoo Sports' Dan Wetzel : "Won't embarrass the player, but at MAC Media Day today had one tell...

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STADIUM NOTES

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07/19/96
STADIUM NOTES

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07/19/96
IN OAKLAND: DRIBBLERS ON THE ROOF

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07/19/96
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STADIUM NOTES

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NJSEA HEAD RESIGNS AMID CONTROVERSY

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Tags: Chicago Bears, Detroit Lions, Detroit Tigers, Facilities, NFL

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