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Dr. Mitch Berger, of the NFL Head Neck and Spine Committee, was accused of intentionally misleading the public about the connection between concussions and CTE. (Gregory Payan/AP Image for NFL)

NFL health critic crashes Neck and Spine Committee press conference

In what they thought would be a positive step forward, NFL health…


Dallas Cowboys' Sean Lee is assisted by team staff after suffering a concussion in a game against the Philadelphia Eagles.  (Brandon Wade/2015 AP)

Reported concussions way up, NFL says

The NFL says reported concussions rose 58 percent in regular-season games to…


From left, director/writer Peter Landesman, Dr. Bennet Omalu and Will Smith at the Columbia Pictures screening of "Concussion" at Regency Village Theater on Nov. 23. (Eric Charbonneau/Invision for Sony Pictures/AP)

Can Will Smith save NFL from itself?

NEW YORK — While the new Will Smith film “Concussion” may lead…