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NFL: 3 In 10 Ex-Players Face Alzheimer’s, Dementia

The NFL estimates that nearly three in 10 former players will develop debilitating brain conditions, and that they will be stricken earlier and at least twice as often as the general population.

09/12/2014

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Sharon HS Football Players Remembered At Candlelight Vigil

It was a sad and somber ceremony Sunday night when loved ones came together to remember two Sharon High School football players killed in a head-on collision Friday night.

11/10/2013

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Mercer Co. Car Crash Leaves 3 Dead

Three people are dead, including two high school football players, and four people were injured, including two children, after a head-on crash between an SUV and pickup truck late Friday night in Mercer County.

11/09/2013

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Steubenville Rape Case Grand Jury Issues New Charges

An Ohio grand jury investigating whether other laws were broken in connection with the rape of a 16-year-old girl by two high school football players last year has issued its first indictment, charging a school employee with interfering with a criminal matter.

10/08/2013

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Researchers Study Possible Connection Between Minor Head Blows, Autoimmune Disease

Can minor blows to the head, which fall short of concussion, lead to autoimmune disease later?

03/07/2013

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Steubenville HS Football Players Accused Of Rape

Two high school football players are facing rape charges. The boys, both 16 and students at Steubenville High School, are accused of raping a girl last week.

08/22/2012

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