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NFL: Trauma-Related Cognitive Issues Likely To Affect One-Fourth Of All Players

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Documents filed by lawyers representing the National Football League (NFL) acknowledge that at least one-fourth of players are likely to wind up suffering from dementia, Alzheimer's disease,...

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2014-09-16 23:07:07

Expert spine surgeon Dr. Todd Gravori discusses spinal health in the wake of recent news stories about spinal injuries in the NFL Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 According to a recent article from the New York Times, NFL player David Wilson has retired after aggravating a neck injury he sustained in January. He initially had a herniated disc, and was then discovered to have spinal stenosis as well, which is a narrowing of the spinal canal that affects many adults and can...

2014-09-16 23:05:58

Detection, at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, while the patient is still alive improves accuracy of diagnosis and enables estimation of prevalence and risk. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 An experimental positron emission tomography (PET) tracer is effective in diagnosing concussion-related brain disease while a person is still alive, according to a case study conducted at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and at Molecular Neuroimaging (MNI) LLC in New...

2014-09-16 16:26:02

Despite this, almost all 'passionate' NFL fans still will remain loyal PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Business intelligence leader, ORC International, conducted a CARAVAN® Omnibus Survey regarding the current issues surrounding the National Football League. Recent scandals from domestic violence to child abuse have rocked the NFL prompting the multi-billion dollar brand to rethink codes of conduct and sanctions against players. The survey, based on a sample of...

2014-09-15 12:25:26

NFL Football Great Leonard Marshall in Partnership with Veteran Franchise Execs and Financiers Create an Investment Playbook for Current and Former Pro Athletes PALM BEACH, Fla., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time, professional athletes and high net worth individuals seeking to earn money in franchising as passive investors can do so with an investment in the newly formed Playbook Solutions Group Franchise Income Fund (Playbook Franchise Fund). Leonard Marshall,...

2014-09-15 08:26:25

REDMOND, Ore., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SuperFansCompete.com is a new and exciting way for fans to express loyalty to their favorite team. Having gone live at the end of this year's NFL preseason, SuperFansCompete.com pits fan bases against each other in a challenging, first-of-its-kind trivia competition. Fans of every NFL team are encouraged to sign up for some friendly competition today at http://www.superfanscompete.com and to like the site on Facebook. The most innovative...

2014-09-11 04:20:54

Case Funding Firm says firestorm has hit the most profitable sports league this week, while they still deal with lawsuits involving NFL Concussion and Painkiller cases. DALLAS, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Legal-Bay LLC, The Lawsuit Settlement Funding Company, reported today that the NFL is under fire for various cases in the media. According to CNN, on Monday, Baltimore Ravens' running back Ray Rice was released from the team and indefinitely suspended by the NFL after a video...

2014-09-10 23:02:48

An appellate case in court this week brought by former NFL players over the use of their likenesses in a video game could make its way to the U.S. Supreme Court. (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 An appellate case in court this week brought by former NFL players over the use of their likenesses in a video game could make its way to the U.S. Supreme Court. That’s according to William Ford, a professor who teaches intellectual property law at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago. On Sept....

2014-09-09 12:24:50

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With another glorious NFL season kicking off, fantasy football gurus as well as amateur fans have a new resource to pique their interest in the game's storied history. "NFL's All-Time Dream Showdowns: Fantasy Matchups & Realistic Results" compares 13 of the best single-season pro football teams by way of compellingly narrated, fictional games. Author and sports buff Damalis Bryant completed the book while deployed in Afghanistan as a...

2014-09-09 08:27:54

- Thousands of Verified Tickets, One Location - LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Connecting football fans to NFL action like never before, the National Football League and Ticketmaster, a division of Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV), are kicking off the 2014 NFL season with an array of innovative and interactive digital and mobile ticket-buying features. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140909/144213 Marking its seventh season as the Official...

2014-09-09 08:25:16

Officially licensed by NBA, NCAA, NFL, MLB and MLS through WinCraft. COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What do backpacks, lunch bags, laptop bags, purses and duffle bags have in common? They all have straps that scream out for self-expression! Introducing Stwrap, the innovative new accessory that allows kids and adults to showcase their favorite sports teams on almost anything with a strap. Stwrap is made in the USA exclusively by WinCraft, an official licensee of the...


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