In the end, settlement not surprising

Updated: August 29, 2013, 5:04 PM ET
By Lester Munson | ESPN.com

After two months of negotiations orchestrated by a court-appointed mediator, NFL player representatives and owners announced Thursday that they had reached a proposed $765 million settlement that would resolve thousands of claims of concussion injuries. The settlement would end a league crisis that began when retired players asserted that the league had concealed from players that head injuries could cause depression, dementia and even death. The settlement announcement raises questions about ...

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