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ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 29, 2013
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) A massive settlement between the NFL and former football players injured by concussions introduced; financial statistics cited.

(Studio: Dan Harris) The huge concussion lawsuit examined; video shown; details given about the plan for testing, treating and money for 19,000 ex-players. [Former NFL players Kevin TURNER†, Jim McMAHON†, "USA Today" columnist Christine BRENNAN†, attorney for plaintiffs Chris SEEGER†- comment on the concussion issue and settlement.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) An interview held with ESPN NFL analyst Chris Mortensen† about the settlement. [MORTENSEN - calls it a win for the NFL owners: hush money for no discovery, but they are addressing the culture of football.]

Sawyer, Diane;
Harris, Dan

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