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Brain disease seen in most football players in large report

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Research on 202 former football players found evidence of a brain disease linked to repeated head blows in nearly all of them, from athletes in the National Football League, college and even high school. It’s the largest update on chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, a debilitating brain disease that can cause a range of symptoms including memory loss.

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Wilber Marshall deserved better than what he got

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Thirty years ago, one of the greatest teams in history rolled through the 1985 regular season, the playoffs, and then the Super Bowl. The Chicago Bears reached Super Bowl XX by winning their two playoff games by a combined score of 45-0 before crunching the New England Patriots 46-10. Next Sunday in Super Bowl 50, the Carolina Panthers will try to match Chicago’s 18-1 record of that year and become only the fourth team to win 18 games in a…

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