NFL set to pay more than $750M to settle lawsuits

FILE - In this Jan. 15, 1995, file photo, San Diego Chargers' Junior Seau, right, tackles Pittsburgh Steelers Ernie Mills during the first quarter of the AFC Championship NFL football game in Pittsburgh. Senior U.S. District Judge Anita Brody in Philadelphia, announced Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, that the NFL and more than 4,500 former players want to settle concussion-related lawsuits for $  765 million. The plaintiffs include at least 10 members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, along with and the family of Seau, who committed suicide last year. The global settlement would fund medical exams, concussion-related compensation and medical research. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)NEW YORK (AP) — They were Hall of Famers like Tony Dorsett, Super Bowl MVPs like Mark Rypien, and longtime backups like Don Strock.



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