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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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John Castello decided to stop playing football when he learned about the risks of brain injury. Dave Marmarelli/DGM Photography hide caption

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The Impact Of 'Concussion': High School Football Player Changes Course

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The family of Derek Boogaard, who died in 2011, has sued the NHL, accusing the league of negligently causing his death. Ann Heisenfelt/AP hide caption

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