More Black Former N.F.L. Players Eligible for Concussion Payouts

Tests for dementia were rescored under the N.F.L.’s concussion settlement to avoid race-based criteria. Dozens of Black retired N.F.L. players will now be eligible for payouts worth hundreds of thousands of dollars from the league’s billion-dollar concussion settlement, reversing previous decisions made because of cognitive tests that used race-based measures to determine whether the players […]

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