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Former NFL Players Ask Supreme Court to Block $1 Billion Concussion Settlement

A petition filed Monday by 31 former NFL players is asking the United States Supreme Court to block the $1 billion settlement between the league and players regarding its handling of concussions. Maryclaire Dale of the Associated Press obtained the motion, which argued the NFL wouldn't be doing enough regarding future diagnoses of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). The settlement set a cutoff date of April 2015, which means players diagnosed after that date would not receive compensation.
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