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NHL's Bettman Denies Link Between Concussions, CTE In Response To U.S. SenatorPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 27 / 16
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman "continued to deny a link between concussions" and CTE in hockey in a response to written questions from U.S. Sen Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), according to John Branch of the N.Y. TIMES. Bettman in the letter "defended the NHL’s 'more measured approach' to the ...
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