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NFL To Spend $765M To Settle Concussion Lawsuits

(source: Thinkstock)The NFL agreed to pay more than three-quarters of a billion dollars to settle lawsuits from thousands of former players who developed dementia or other concussion-relate…

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Concussion lawsuits don’t take a Fourth of July break

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The NFL has slowed down (relatively speaking) over the last week, but the burgeoning NFL concussion lawsuit industry hasn’t. According to the folks at NFLConcussionLitigation.com (actually, it’s just one “folk,” and he’s now studying for the bar exam so there will be no updates until the end of the month), another 170 or so former…

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Friday Open Thread: Lawsuits, The Simpsons and Holiday Weekends


The weekend after the Fourth of July is always awesome. Having to work that Friday, which I assume you are if you’re reading this, isn’t the greatest thing in the world.

I’m done a little early today, and I plan to enjoy the weekend to its fullest. Bon fires, beverages, anything else cool that starts with the letter ‘B.’ Bocce, maybe, or BBQ.

As the immortal Homer Simpson wrote on the invitation to his pig roast, “Come to Homer’s BBBQ. The extra B is for BYOBB.”

“What’s that extra B for?”

“That’s a typo.

That’s gotta be in the top 10 of best Simpsons episodes of all time, right?

Anyway…The NFLPA filed a lawsuit against the league on behalf of the three players who are suspended but are not suing NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on his own – Scott Fujita, Will Smith and Anthony Hargrove. Maybe that’s a launching point for you all. Either way, it’s Friday, let’s have at it. Open thread begin…now.

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NFL players’ concussion lawsuits pile up

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Offensive lineman Mike Schad remembers getting knocked unconscious while blocking as part of the wedge for the Los Angeles Rams’ kick-return team.

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