chronic traumatic encephalopathy
Family members of former football player Phillip Adams want to know if injuries sustained during his NFL carrier could have led to a gruesome mass shooting earlier this month.
A Florida sheriff said Vincent Jackson's family thinks the 38-year-old former NFL star was suffering from a brain injury called chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) that statistics suggest is widespread among former football players.
Dr. Myron Rolle—who put off an NFL career because he was a Rhodes Scholar—plans to become a physician with a specialty in neurosurgery at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital in June.
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