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NFL game with Colin Kaepernick

NFL to end race-based testing in dementia claims

“Race-norming” made it harder for black players to prove they suffered from injuries linked to their careers. The draft agreement means thousands of retirees may qualify for compensation.

The opening of the NFL game at FedEx Field, Washington D.C.

Washington’s NFL team is retiring the Redskins name

The decision to change 87-year-old team name – considered a slur against Native Americans – comes amid mounting pressure on the franchise from corporate sponsors and the broader nationwide discussion of race.

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