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Daniel Kaplan

Staff writer Daniel Kaplan covers the NFL, finance and tennis.

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Hall: No plans to include issue of concussions

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 07 / 28 / 14

The Pro Football Hall of Fame has no plans to highlight in its displays the issue of concussions, one of the dominant themes in football the past five years. Hall President David Baker, whose son, Sam, plays for the Atlanta Falcons, rules out the feature, and he strongly suggested in an interview...

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