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NFL star Hernandez's family sues league over 'severe' CTE

Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, who killed himself in prison in April, had a "severe case" of the brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a lawyer said on Thursday as he sued the team and NFL on behalf of the athlete's young daughter.

Aaron Hernandez had severe CTE; daughter sues NFL, Pats

Tests conducted on the brain of former football star Aaron Hernandez showed severe signs of the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy, and his attorney said Thursday that the player's daughter is suing the NFL and the New England Patriots for leading Hernandez to believe the sport was safe.

Nike, Under Armour struggles to continue: Wells Fargo

The challenging retail environment that drove major athletic apparel brands like Nike, Under Armour and Foot Locker to a series of disappointing sales results in recent quarters isn’t going to improve anytime soon, a prominent firm said on Tuesday.