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Article posted: 4/9/2013 3:45 PM

Ex-players call NFL brain-injury panel a 'sham'

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Former NFL player Dorsey Levens speaks during a news conference Tuesday in Philadelphia after a hearing to determine whether the NFL faces years of litigation over concussion-related brain injuries. Thousands of former players have accused league officials of concealing what they knew about the risk of playing after a concussion.


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Former NFL players trying to sue the league over concussion-linked injuries argued in court Tuesday that the NFL "glorified" violence and profited from damaging hits to the head. Players' lawyer David Frederick also accused the league of concealing the emerging science about concussions over several decades.
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