Tyler Hilinski's Autopsy Shows Former Washington State QB Had CTE

Washington State QB Tyler Hilinski’s family opened up to Sports Illustrated’s Greg Bishop about their son’s death by suicide and how they’ve been coping since. Hilinski was found dead of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound in January, and according to an autopsy of Hilinski’s brain performed by the Mayo…

Former NFL Lineman Ryan Miller Details The Effects Of His Concussions: "All I Wanted To Do Was Die"

For years, former NFL lineman Ryan Miller didn’t talk about his concussions. He didn’t talk about the memory loss and seizures and migraines. He was quiet about his depression and despair. But recently, wanting to share his story in hopes of saving other players from suffering the same trauma, he spoke about his…

The Most Damning Excerpts From The Congressional Report On The NFL's Improper Meddling With Concussion Research

Democratic members of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce just released the full 91-page report detailing the findings of their investigation into the NFL’s attempts to improperly influence the direction of the National Institute of Health’s concussion research. We’ve embedded the whole report below, and will…

ESPN: Congressional Investigators Find NFL Tried To Use Federal Agency As Propaganda Arm

Six months ago, Outside the Lines reported that the NFL pulled $16 million of funding from a National Institutes of Health study that was meant to further explore football’s relationship to CTE because it didn’t like the neurologist who’d been selected to lead the study. The NFL has continually denied that it pulled…