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A Double Standard for the NFL?

The white sideline boundaries at the University of Phoenix Stadium have been carefully painted, ready for all the fanfare of Super Bowl XLIX. In addition to the action on the field, the game will have all of its usual trimmings: beer commercials, rowdy fans, voluble commentators, and an NFL staple: cheerleaders. In two-piece uniforms performing racy dance routines, the Sea Gals and Patriots cheerleaders who will line the field are proving to be a paradox.

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Opening a Window on the “Steel Curtain”

John Banaszak said he doesn’t have time to think about the days he was hospitalized in 2009 when there was bleeding in his brain four years ago, or whether the concussions he received while playing in the National Football League in the 1970’s will cause brain damage.

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Getting “Tooned Up” in Dallas Wasn’t a Joke

The story of Larry Cole is the story of Lee Roy Jordan. It is also the story of Tony Dorsett and of Don Meredith. Right now, the story of Cole is the story of more than 4,000 other former National Football League players who are suing the NFL over the risk of brain injury that they claim to have unknowingly faced throughout their careers.

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