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NFL Expected to Ask for Dismissal of Players’ Lawsuit Over Painkillers

The National Football League (NFL) is expected to request that a lawsuit filed by former players who allege the league illegally supplied them with prescription painkillers be dismissed, ABC News reports. The case is scheduled to be heard in San Francisco’s federal court on Thursday morning. The players say the drugs numbed…

NFL and ex-players reach deal in concussion lawsuit

Thousands of former football players and their families reached a settlement with the National Football League on Thursday in a lawsuit that put concussions, and their impact on the brain, under the microscope. The deal calls for the NFL to pay $765 million to fund medical exams, concussion-related compensation, medical…