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Topic - Joe Walker
At least 59 former players named in the litigation are dead, according to a review by The Washington Times. The deceased players aren't an abstract legal argument. They can't be fixed with a slick 30-second commercial about the NFL's safety evolution or mandatory thigh and knee pads or mouldering collective bargaining agreements.
She could have taken "no" for an answer from her well-meaning high school coach, who simply didn't want her to spread herself too thin. But even at age 15, "no" was a word Brittney Reese didn't want to hear.
"She was a novice and a rookie at her first Olympics, so her experience should stand her well when she goes into this Olympics," Walker said,
Walker says they have a great relationship and have talked about the pressures Reese will face at her second Olympics, where she will be expected to win gold.