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NFL, players agree to end ‘race-norming' in $1B settlement

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

By MARYCLAIRE DALE
PHILADELPHIA - The NFL and lawyers for thousands of retired NFL players have reached an agreement to end race-based adjustments in dementia testing in the $1 billion settlement of concussion claims, according to a proposed deal filed Wednesday in federal court.
The revised testing plan follows public outrage over the use of “race-norming,” a practice that came to light only after two former NFL players filed a civil rights lawsuit over it last year. The adjustments, critics say, may have prevented hundreds of Black players suffering from dementia to win awards that...
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NFL Agrees To End Race-Based Brain Testing In $1 Billion Settlement

NFL Agrees To End Race-Based Brain Testing In $1 Billion Settlement

1 month ago   |   By The Huffington Post

The revised testing plan follows public outrage over the use of “race-norming."
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