Frank Gifford attends the 19th Annual Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame Awards on Oct. 20, 2009, at The Waldorf-Astoria in New York City.
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November 25, 2015 The former New York Giants star running back, who died in August, was diagnosed with the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy, his family said Wednesday.
The family of Derek Boogaard, who died in 2011, has sued the NHL, accusing the league of negligently causing his death.
May 13, 2013 A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed against the NHL by the family of hockey enforcer Derek Boogaard, who was 28 when he died from an accidental overdose of alcohol and oxycodone in May of 2011. The suit accuses the NHL of being negligent and with supplying the painkiller to Boogaard.
January 28, 2009 C.T.E, chronic traumatic encephalopathy, has been found in the brains of the six deceased NFL vets who have been tested for it.
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