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Steve Fainaru

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Senior writer for ESPN.com and ESPN The Magazine, and co-author of League of Denial: The NFL, Concussions and The Battle for Truth2008 Pulitzer Prize winner for International Reporting  his heavily reported Washington Post series on private security contractors in Iraq that operate outside most of the laws governing American forces

Steve Fainaru on KCRW

Recent studies about concussions and the risk of brain damage have raised the question of whether it is safe to play football.

What Does Chris Borland's Retirement Mean for the NFL?

Recent studies about concussions and the risk of brain damage have raised the question of whether it is safe to play football.

from To the Point

The National Football League recently paid 765 million dollars to 4500 former players—without admitting responsibility for the brain damage that can cause depression, increased…

How Safe is High School Football?

The National Football League recently paid 765 million dollars to 4500 former players—without admitting responsibility for the brain damage that can cause depression, increased…

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This weekend’s case of murder and suicide raises familiar questions about brain damage and professional football.

Kansas City Chief’s Jovan Belcher’s murder/suicide and the question of concussions in the NFL

This weekend’s case of murder and suicide raises familiar questions about brain damage and professional football.

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