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NFL settles concussion lawsuit with retired players

Newport Beach, CA (Sports Network) - The NFL has settled the concussion lawsuit filed by a group of former players.

Under the agreement, the NFL and NFL Properties will contribute $765 million to provide medical benefits and injury compensation for more than 4,500 retired NFL football players or their families. It will also fund medical and safety research, and cover litigation expenses.

More to follow.

08/29 13:00:13 ET