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NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

Tim Tebow, Matt Patchan, Marcus Gilbert

The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing football, hockey, soccer and other contact sports.

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Ex-NHL players sue league on concussions

WASHINGTON — Ten former National Hockey League players, including All-Star defenseman Gary Leeman and Blair James Stewart of the Washington Capitals, claimed in a class-action lawsuit that the league hasn’t done enough to protect players from concussions. The lawsuit seeks ...

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