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.
The family of former NFL star Vincent Jackson donated his brain as part of an effort to determine whether he suffered from CTE, also known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy.
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.
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Chronic traumatic encephalopathy was present in nearly all cases, from high school to professional 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.
Lin-Manuel Miranda, star of the hip-hop-inspired Broadway play Hamilton, brought his rhymes with him during a visit to the White House on Monday
U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez recently joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now to discuss returning trade skill training and technical education back to our nation’s schools. Sec. Perez explained in the not-so-distant past, “We as a nation devalued over a series of decades … devalued career technical education, we called it shop.” “Today’s CTE is so different and we have […]
Roland Martin and NewsOne Now were on hand for the New York premiere of the movie Concussion, starring Will Smith as Dr. Bennet Omalu and Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Prema Mutiso, Omalu’s wife. From Sony Pictures: Will Smith stars in Concussion, a dramatic thriller based on the incredible true David vs. Goliath story of American immigrant Dr. Bennet Omalu, […]
New studies show 87 out of 91 deceased NFL players have tested positive for brain disease due to concussions and head trauma
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