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 »
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 »