Canadian Hockey League Faces Class Action From Former Players

A proposed class action on behalf of current and former amateur hockey players in the Canadian Hockey League who didn’t go on to professional careers accuses the league of failing to warn young, vulnerable players of the long-term risks of repetitive brain trauma suffered on the ice.

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Aaron Hernandez Had Severe CTE; Daughter Sues NFL, Pats

Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez had a severe case of the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy, researchers said on Thursday. His lawyer announced a lawsuit against the NFL and the team, accusing them of hiding the true dangers of the sport.

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