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Pro Football Hall of Famer Lou Creekmur died in July, five decades after his 10-year playing career ended in 1959. His brain showed massive injury from chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), which is caused by repeated blows to the head.

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Goodell defends NFL to Congress about concussions
Article | WASHINGTON -- NFL commissioner Roger Goodell would not acknowledge a connection between head injuries on the football field and later brain diseases while defending the league's policies on concussions before Congress.

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