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  • Junior Seau had brain disease CTE

    January 10, 2013 10:51 AM

    UNDATED - An examination of Junior Seau's brain has revealed that the former linebacker had a degenerative brain disease when he committed suicide last May. The National Institutes of Health tells The Associated Press that an NIH study found abnormalities consistent with chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a condition linked to... more »
  • NFL donation to help in the study of brain injuries

    April 20, 2010 10:12 AM

    The NFL is donating $1 million for the study of brain injuries to Boston University School of Medicine. The money will support the school's research into the long-term effects of repetitive brain trauma in athletes, particularly football players. The NFL is the first sports league to financially support... more »

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