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NHL Players Request More Testimony From Bettman In Wake Of Written Denial Of CTE Link

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 29 / 16

Lawyers for former NHL players who are suing the league over its handling of head injuries "want to force commissioner Gary Bettman to provide more testimony after his written denial there is an established link " between concussions and CTE, according to Rick Westhead of TSN.ca. Attorney Char...

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