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NFL, Under Armour and GE launch Head Health Challenge II

The National Football League, Baltimore-based Under Armour Inc. and Fairfield, Conn.-based General Electric Co. on Wednesday launched Head Health Challenge II, an open innovation challenge to award up to $10 million for new innovations and materials that can protect the brain from traumatic injury and for new tools for tracking head impacts in real time.

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Goodell: Concussions settlement ‘significant amount of money’

NEW YORK — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell took issue with the notion that the league’s $765 million settlement with former players is a paltry sum compared to the sport’s revenues. “This is a significant amount of money,” he said Wednesday. ...

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Judge: NFL, players to settle concussion lawsuits

PHILADELPHIA — The NFL agreed Thursday to spend close to $800 million to diagnose and compensate potentially thousands of retired players who develop dementia or other brain injuries they blame on the violent, bone-crunching collisions that pro football has long ...

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