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Beckham Jr. Wants to be NFL’s Highest Paid Player

Odell Beckham Jr. declared in a video posted Thursday that he not only wants to be the NFL’s highest-paid wide receiver — he wants to be the NFL’s highest-paid player. The NFL’s highest-paid player this season is Joe Flacco at $24.55 million and the highest-paid wide receiver this year is Dallas’ Dez Bryant at $17 million. ...Read more

Ravens’ Urschel Retires Because of CTE Study

The Ravens offensive lineman John Urschel has abruptly announced his retirement from football at the age of 26 on Thursday. His decision comes two days after a medical study indicated that chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) was found in nearly 99 percent of deceased NFL players’ brains that were donated to scientific research, and it’s said his retirement is directly caused by the study’s results. ...Read more

No Fun League: Adrian Beltre Gets Ejected

Adrian Beltre and his light hearted antics got him into some trouble on Wednesday night where he got ejected in the 8th inning after going 3-3 for the night. Beltre wasn’t standing in the on-deck circle, and instead of just getting into the circle, he moved it a few feet, in which the umpire decidedly ejected him. ...Read more

Brain Disease Found in 99% of Deceased NFL Players Tested

The neurodegenerative brain disease, Chronic traumatic encephalopathy, also know as CTE, can be found in individuals who have been exposed to repeated head trauma. In a recent study, 99% of deceased NFL players’ brains that were donated to scientific research. CTE can cause memory loss, confusion, impaired judgment, aggression, depression, anxiety, impulse control issues and sometimes suicidal behavior. ...Read more