Sept. 15, 2014

September 15, 2014 2:07 PM

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One in three retired National Football League players will develop neurological problems, and those problems will develop at "notably younger ages" than is normal, numbers released Friday show.

The statistics formed the basis of a settlement the NFL reached with 5,000 former players who sued the league claiming the long-term damage of concussions was hidden from them, The New York Times reported. The settlement set up a $675 million pool to cover conditions linked to head traumas that the ...

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