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Junior Seau CTE diagnosis draws response from NFL, NFLPA

After the National Institutes of Health announced Thursday that an examination of the late Junior Seau's brain revealed the neurodegenerative disease CTE, the NFL and NFLPA issued statements that pointed to the challenge of combating head injuries and work already underway.

Inside Joe Paterno's 868-page FBI file

Here are the 868 pages of late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno's FBI file released under the Freedom of Information Act. They don't mention former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky, since convicted on 45 counts of child sexual abuse, but cover an extended series of threats against Paterno and his staff.

NCAA tournament notes: Virginia's new Nikes and Norfolk State's Kyle O'Quinn

OMAHA, Neb. -- The high-tops are bright orange. Neon bright. Eye-blinking, head-shaking bright, like some Kool-Aid flavor run wild. Bright enough to make orange hunting garb look downright drab in comparison. And three University of Virginia players -- Darion Atkins, Joe Harris and Sammy Zeglinski -- plan to wear their new orange Nike Zoom Hyperenforcers in Friday's second-round NCAA tournament game against Florida.

Home belonging to ex-Nat Hernandez auctioned

A million-dollar Miami home belonging to ex-Washington Nationals pitcher Livan Hernandez was sold at auction for $40,000 on Jan. 3, according to the Miami-Dade County Clerk of Courts, as the free agent's financial entanglements continued.