“I’m not sure that anything has proven that football itself causes it,” Fedora told reporters, while arguing that any sport with blows to the head could cause the degenerative brain disease.

Company founder John Schnatter is an alumni of the school and a prominent donor.

Tyler Hilinski's brain resembled that of a 65-year-old, the Mayo Clinic told his family.

Other college football news

Malzahn to preview Auburn’s outlook as SEC Media Days ends

Gus Malzahn’s Auburn Tigers are coming off an interesting 2017 season, enjoying the highs of wins over eventual SEC champion Georgia and national champion Alabama before losing to the Bulldogs in the SEC championship game.

Clemson takes center stage on Day 2 of ACC media days

The Clemson Tigers will take center stage Thursday as the Atlantic Coast Conference turns its attention the Atlantic Division at the preseason media days.

UNC: School reports secondary NCAA violations in football

North Carolina has reported secondary violations to the NCAA within the football program involving multiple players.

The Browns quarterback gave as good as he got while stiff-arming his way past the FS1 host's criticisms.

He's probably not the next Bo Jackson.

Doctors strategically never told the Gaithersburg, Md., native whether he'd walk again.

The temporary revision could become permanent, which would open the possibility of holding championship events in Las Vegas.

The Alabama coach said “there’s probably a significant number of people who don’t respect people who make self-proclaimed sort of accolades for themselves.”

“It didn’t take me very long to start to realize that we’ve got a structural problem in football,” Williams said in a state-of-the-program meeting.

The parents were charged with first-degree scheme to defraud and endangering the welfare of a child.

On the third and final day of the draft, Cleveland makes another controversial selection.

An email was sent to administrators accusing the co-defensive coordinator of using his job to maintain the romantic relationship.

The Central Florida linebacker is poised to become a potent symbol in America’s most prominent sports league when he becomes the first amputee to play in the NFL, but his twin brother is worried, as usual, for his little brother. “I knew everything was going to be different with him,” Shaquill Griffin says of his brother after the NFL combine. “He’s so nice of a person that he’ll just accept anything, even if it hurts him.”

The wide receiver’s draft stock appears to be peaking thanks to strong workout numbers, but he’s out to prove more.

Former linebacker Elysee Mbem-Bosse, upset over apparently being dropped from the football program in November, had made comments on Twitter such as “Let's not have a murder case on your hands."

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