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CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014
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(Studio: James Brown) The NCAA agreement to settle a lawsuit with millions for college athletes with head injuries noted.

(Kennesaw, Georgia: Mark Strassmann) The terms of the settlement examined; details given about the policy for athletes with diagnosed concussion rejoining practice or games; NCAA statement quoted. [Plaintiffs’ attorney Steve BERMAN††- notes the risk of long-term brain injury by returning to the game too early.] [Kennesaw State University director of sports medicine Mike YOUNG††- says hopefully this will help sports medicine staffs across the country.] The execution of the settlement discussion.

Brown, James;
Strassmann, Mark

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