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NFL Refutes Accusation About Attempting To Improperly Influence Concussion Study

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 25 / 16

The NFL is "fighting back against the accusation that it tried to improperly steer concussion research funds ," according to Ben Volin of the BOSTON GLOBE. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell yesterday "denied that the NFL pulled back its financial commitment and took umbrage" with the findings of ...

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