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'Concussion' ads start to air during NFL games

At the end of the first quarter of the Thanksgiving Day Eagles-Lions football game, there was a startling commercial for "Concussion."

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Belgium on high alert for Davis Cup final

Top tennis players tend to live in a bubble -- they stay in the finest hotels, get chauffeured during tournaments and usually fly first-class.

But the men's stars taking part in this weekend's prestigious Davis Cup final will be all too aware of the ...

Rickie Fowler, Tiger Woods, 2015 US Open

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Why Tiger isn't trendy, but Rickie Fowler is

While he may not have won a major since 2008 -- or any PGA Tour title since 2013 -- Tiger Woods is still by far and away the most recognizable golfer in the United States, according to a new report.

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Family: Frank Gifford suffered from CTE

The family of Frank Gifford says the revered sportscaster and NFL star suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a progressive brain disease linked to the types of brain injuries and head trauma common in football.

"While Frank passed away from...

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FIFA donates $1.4M haul of watches to charity

World soccer governing body FIFA might not be able to turn back the clock on a wave of scandals but it's hoping donating watches worth an estimated $1.4 million to charity will bring some closure -- on one chapter of its recent checkered history at least.

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NFL: Concussion protocols failed with Rams QB

The NFL's new concussion protocols failed in Sunday's St. Louis Rams game when quarterback Case Keenum was allowed to play after his head slammed into the field, the league said Wednesday.

Keenum then threw two incompletions and lost a fumble that cos...

Stedman Bailey

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Rams' Stedman Bailey shot while sitting in car

St. Louis Rams wide receiver Stedman Bailey is in critical condition after being shot while sitting in a car in the Miami area, police said.

Bailey, 25, was in the car with four others -- two of them minors -- near a Miami Gardens residence "when anot...

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FanDuel: Only 16 New York players have lost $50K

FanDuel disclosed some of its players' loss figures in a court filing late Monday as part of its lawsuit to allow players from New York to play its games.

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