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People pose for pictures during an NFL fan rally on Regent Street in London on Saturday. Tim Ireland/AP hide caption

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Some Britons Are Learning To Love Football — The American Kind

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Colin Kaepernick, quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers, kneels during the national anthem before Thursday night's game in San Diego. Chris Carlson/AP hide caption

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Calls Colin Kaepernick's Concerns 'Very Admirable'

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Quarterback Colin Kaepernick of the San Francisco 49ers throws a pass against the Green Bay Packers in the first half of their preseason football game on Friday in Santa Clara, California. Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images hide caption

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Pro Football Hall of Fame President David Baker (in blue jacket) inspects the turf at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium after an NFL preseason football game between the Green Bay Packers and the Indianapolis Colts was canceled due to poor field conditions. Gene J. Puskar/AP hide caption

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Dave Pear of the Oakland Raiders puts a stop to Larry Csonka of the Miami Dolphins after a 1-yard gain during fourth-quarter action on Oct. 9, 1979, in Oakland. The Raiders won 13-3. AP hide caption

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What Is Football Doing To Us As A People?

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Kevin Turner was a lead plaintiff in the class-action lawsuit against the NFL that was affirmed Monday. Turner died last month; he's seen here in a 2014 Senate hearing on the long-term effects of brain injuries. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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Nigel Bradham of the Buffalo Bills celebrates a touchdown in the October game against Jacksonville Jaguars in London. Yahoo's online stream of the event was one of the NFL's digital tests. Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images hide caption

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Before Monday, no NFL official had publicly acknowledged a link between football and chronic traumatic encephalopathy. Here, members of the Denver Broncos are seen after one of their teammates suffered a concussion during a game in late 2014. Doug Pensinger/Getty Images hide caption

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In A First, NFL Executive Admits Football Is Linked To Brain Damage

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