Sean Morey, then with the Arizona Cardinals, celebrates after blocking a punt against the Seattle Seahawks in 2007. Morey, who suffers from post-concussion syndrome, retired from the NFL in 2010 on the advice of doctors. Stephen Dunn/Getty Images hide caption

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Sidelined By Brain Injury, Ex-NFL Player Copes With 'Desperation'
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In Super Bowl Week, Hall Of Famers Return — As Salesmen
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Fans Hoping For A Snowy Super Bowl Will Be Disappointed
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The Super Bowl: Looking Forward To The 'Spectacle'
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The Surprising After Effects Of A Notorious 'Wardrobe Malfunction'
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Could Northwestern Football Union Even Out College Priorities?
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Sports Writer Ray Didinger On The Myth Of The 'Dumb' Football Player
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Ron 'Jaws' Jaworski On What It's Like To Play The Super Bowl
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Cold Super Bowl Could Lead To More Turnovers
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Mexican-born Hubertus Von Hohenlohe, a German prince, plans to ski in style for the Winter Olympics. Courtesy of Alex Jorio hide caption

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'Mariachi Olympic Prince' Takes Glamour To Sochi Ski Slopes
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Elite athletes at Team Academy keep up their education in classrooms like this one; their training facilities are downstairs in the same building. Sarah Brunson/USSA hide caption

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High Schoolers Hit The Slopes, And The Books, At Team Academy
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The Man Who Turned His Back On Two Super Bowl Teams — And Why
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Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter, who finished his college career last season, is the spokesman for the players' effort to unionize. John Mersits /CSM/Landov hide caption

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