The NFL is facing a crisis: A growing number of scientists and thousands of former players are drawing a link between the violent collisions at the heart of the game and an alarming incidence of early-onset dementia and catastrophic brain damage.
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The league recently agreed to settle a lawsuit by 4,200 former players who claimed football led to brain damage — but questions about the link aren’t going away any time soon. They may threaten the very future of the game.
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