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NCAA and the Concussion Issue

Attorneys for four former college athletes and the NCAA are in the midst of a mediation process that could settle a class-action lawsuit alleging that the governing body for college sports ignored a burgeoning concussion problem for decades.

Some experts believe the NCAA could have a harder time defending itself than the National Football League, which recently agreed to dole out $765 million to pay for injury settlements and medical monitoring and care for former players who suffered concussions and other brain injuries.

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