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Ex-NFL Players Sue League Over Painkiller Usage

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May 20, 2014
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The new suit alleges the NFL gave players painkiller pills and injections without notifying them of the long-term effects. Video provided by Newsy


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What Do All Those Hits Mean for the Players When the Game Is Over?

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CBC (Feb. 1, 2013) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell wants to share the blame. Not surprisingly, given that thousands of former players are suing the league about its handling of concussions, the topics of player health and improved safety dominated Goodell's 45-minute session Friday.
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Former NFL Players Volunteer for Human Growth Hormone Study

Former NFL Players Volunteer for Human Growth Hormone Study

Newsy (Aug. 15, 2013) — Almost 100 retired NFL players could receive injections of human growth hormone, or HGH, as part of a new study.
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