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NIH Letting Deal With NFL End After Using Less Than Half The $30M Donated

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 28 / 17

Officials from the National Institutes of Health for brain research are letting a partnership with the NFL expire next month "with more than half the money unused," according to Fainaru-Wada & Fainaru of ESPN.com. The NFL in '12 donated $30M to the NIH as part of a move Commissioner Roger Goodel...

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