NFL Dodges Tackle in Concussion Crisis: Is the NHL Next?

On Thursday, August 29th, a federal judge announced a settlement agreement between the NFL and a group consisting of more than 4,500 former NFL players.  The tentative $765 million settlement was reached with the NFL agreeing to compensate victims, pay for medical exams and underwrite research related to long-term effects of trauma-induced head injuries. Over the next 20 years, the settlement will cost each of the NFL’s 32 franchises roughly $24 million, or $1.2 million a.....