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Football claims another life

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Junior Seau, the ex-NFL linebacker who committed suicide at the age of 43 last May, is not the first ex-football player to show evidence of a degenerative brain disease, and he almost certainly won’t be the last. But he is probably the most prominent ex-player to date to have suffered chronic traumatic encephalopathy; and the release of news about his condition at the height of the NFL playoff season should put added focus on the ...

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January 13, 2013
7:46 p.m.

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I played football in high school. My son was the quarterback for his team in high school. It's far too dangerous a sport. Let's just ban it. (sarcasm intended)