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Dale Earnhardt Jr. says he suffered 20-25 concussions while racing

Popular NASCAR driver hid his condition, fears his risk for CTE

The popular NASCAR driver hid his condition, now fears his risk for CTE.

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Dale Jr.'s latest concussion won't force retirement

Jeff Gordon to fill in at Watkins Glen and Bristol.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. will miss at least four races after a relatively harmless looking crash.

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BMX star Dave Mirra suffered from CTE at time of suicide

Mirra's brain's tau proteins were indistinguishable from confirmed CTE cases.

Extreme sports icon Dave Mirra had been exhibiting personality changes, a sign of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, ahead of his suicide earlier this year.

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Dale Jr. explains how he was 'inspired' to donate brain

Dale Jr. says that a story on three former Oakland Raiders players who plan to donate their brains in honor of late teammate Ken Stabler is what prompted him to pledge his own brain to the Concussion Legacy Foundation.

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Dale Earnhardt, Jr. will donate his brain to CTE research after death

Dale Earnhardt, Jr. is joining the ranks of NFL players and other athletes donating their brains to concussion and CTE research following his death.

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Motorsports safety icon Bill Simpson hits the gridiron to fight concussions

We're going to switch gears and step away from the automotive realm for a minute and talk about football. It's one of America's favorite sports, with pro and college teams duking it out on the gridiron every fall and on into winter. It's inherent danger, though, has been making news the last few years due to the sport's alarming number of concussions.