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NFL Halts “Race-Norming” to Calculate Brain Injury Compensation for Former Players

18 days ago   |   By Slate

The practice assumed Black players started with lower cognitive function.
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NFL will end use of 'race-norming' in reviewing claims for billion dollar brain injury settlement

NFL will end use of 'race-norming' in reviewing claims for billion dollar brain injury settlement

18 days ago   |   By WLWT

The NFL is pledging to halt the use of "race-norming" in the $1 billion settlement of brain injury claims. The practice had made it harder for Black players to show a deficit and qualify for an award.
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NFL will end use of 'race-norming' in reviewing claims for billion dollar brain injury settlement

NFL will end use of 'race-norming' in reviewing claims for billion dollar brain injury settlement

18 days ago   |   By WESH

The NFL is pledging to halt the use of "race-norming" in the $1 billion settlement of brain injury claims. The practice had made it harder for Black players to show a deficit and qualify for an award.
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NFL will end use of 'race-norming' in reviewing claims for billion dollar brain injury settlement

NFL will end use of 'race-norming' in reviewing claims for billion dollar brain injury settlement

18 days ago   |   By WMUR

The NFL is pledging to halt the use of "race-norming" in the $1 billion settlement of brain injury claims. The practice had made it harder for Black players to show a deficit and qualify for an award.
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NFL will end use of 'race-norming' in reviewing claims for billion dollar brain injury settlement

NFL will end use of 'race-norming' in reviewing claims for billion dollar brain injury settlement

18 days ago   |   By WGAL

The NFL is pledging to halt the use of "race-norming" in the $1 billion settlement of brain injury claims. The practice had made it harder for Black players to show a deficit and qualify for an award.
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NFL will end use of 'race-norming' in reviewing claims for billion dollar brain injury settlement

NFL will end use of 'race-norming' in reviewing claims for billion dollar brain injury settlement

18 days ago   |   By WISN

The NFL is pledging to halt the use of "race-norming" in the $1 billion settlement of brain injury claims. The practice had made it harder for Black players to show a deficit and qualify for an award.
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NFL will end use of 'race-norming' in reviewing claims for billion dollar brain injury settlement

NFL will end use of 'race-norming' in reviewing claims for billion dollar brain injury settlement

18 days ago   |   By KCCI

The NFL is pledging to halt the use of "race-norming" in the $1 billion settlement of brain injury claims. The practice had made it harder for Black players to show a deficit and qualify for an award.
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NFL will end use of 'race-norming' in reviewing claims for billion dollar brain injury settlement

NFL will end use of 'race-norming' in reviewing claims for billion dollar brain injury settlement

18 days ago   |   By WCVB

The NFL is pledging to halt the use of "race-norming" in the $1 billion settlement of brain injury claims. The practice had made it harder for Black players to show a deficit and qualify for an award.
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NFL will end use of 'race-norming' in reviewing claims for billion dollar brain injury settlement

NFL will end use of 'race-norming' in reviewing claims for billion dollar brain injury settlement

18 days ago   |   By KSBW

The NFL is pledging to halt the use of "race-norming" in the $1 billion settlement of brain injury claims. The practice had made it harder for Black players to show a deficit and qualify for an award.
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NFL will end use of 'race-norming' in reviewing claims for billion dollar brain injury settlement

NFL will end use of 'race-norming' in reviewing claims for billion dollar brain injury settlement

18 days ago   |   By KCRA

The NFL is pledging to halt the use of "race-norming" in the $1 billion settlement of brain injury claims. The practice had made it harder for Black players to show a deficit and qualify for an award.
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NFL will end use of 'race-norming' in reviewing claims for billion dollar brain injury settlement

NFL will end use of 'race-norming' in reviewing claims for billion dollar brain injury settlement

18 days ago   |   By WLKY

The NFL is pledging to halt the use of "race-norming" in the $1 billion settlement of brain injury claims. The practice had made it harder for Black players to show a deficit and qualify for an award.
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NFL vows to end ‘race-norming' policy which assumed black players ‘had lower brain function'

NFL vows to end ‘race-norming' policy which assumed black players ‘had lower brain function'

18 days ago   |   By RT

The NFL has pledged to end so-called 'race-norming' in instances of traumatic brain injury settlements after reports it had assumed that black players had 'lower cognitive functions' in comparison to their peers.
In effect the policy made it more difficult for black NFL players to demonstrate a decline in their brain health which may have been onset by a career on the gridiron when putting forth cases for compensation from the league.
The policy has been in place in the NFL since the 1990s when it was created to allow for more robust treatment of dementia patients - but detractors of the...
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The NFL has promised to end 'race-norming,' which assumed Black players have lower cognitive function and made it harder to make brain injury claims

The NFL has promised to end 'race-norming,' which assumed Black players have lower cognitive function and made it harder to make brain injury claims

18 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement The NFL has vowed to stop "race-norming," a two-tiered scoring system which set a different benchmark for Black and white retired players making brain injury claims.
The norms, which were created in 1990, were used to determine which of the 20,000 former players filing brain injury claims would be eligible for awards from the NFL on a roughly $1 billion dollar settlement , the Associated Press reported.
As part of the settlement program, the player's brain function scores were to be adjusted against an average score, or "norm" for similar demographic groups, a...
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