NFL settles concussion lawsuit: is NHL next?

More than 4,500 retired football players and their families settled a class action lawsuit with the National Football League this week. They sought compensation for brain injuries they say were caused by concussions suffered playing football. The NFL is paying out more than $765-million.Half the cash will go to the claimants. The rest to education, research, legal costs and medical testing...
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More than 4,500 retired football players and their families settled a class action lawsuit with the National Football League this week. They sought compensation for brain injuries they say were caused by concussions suffered playing football. The NFL is paying out more than $765-million.
Half the cash will go to the claimants. The rest to education, research, legal costs and medical testing for all players who want it. So does this settlement put to rest the issue of concussions in football? And what does it mean to other sports - like hockey - where concussions are still a major problem? We speak with Ty Schalter, the National NFL Lead Writer for The Bleacher Report.

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