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"Concussion" Trailer Still Has People Talking, Wondering How NFL Will Respond

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The upcoming release of Columbia Pictures' "Concussion," which focuses on brain trauma in football, has the "potential to do what a Hall of Famer's suicide, protracted lawsuits and reams of scientific data could not: present the horrors of football's concussion crisis in such simple and compelling ...

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NASL Says USSF Rules Violate Antitrust

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FIFA Exec Committee Target Of First Reforms

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Judge Says Deflategate Ruling Could Come Soon

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PGA Tour Considering New Schedule Proposal

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