CHICAGO (AP) — The NCAA is hailing a settlement in a class-action concussions suit that creates a $70 million fund to diagnose current and former college athletes for possible brain injuries.
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Ten head injury lawsuits filed against the NCAA were consolidated into one federal class-action suit in Chicago, where a settlement was announced Tuesday. In all of the lawsuits combined, dozens of plaintiffs who said they suffered concussions playing contact sports in college are named. Here are some of their stories:
1870 — Monmouth Park in New Jersey opened with a five-day race meet.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The Ice Arena at the University of Illinois won’t be able to open until at least mid-September because of mechanical problems. That will leave the school’s popular club hockey team looking for a new temporary home.
CHICAGO (AP) — Architects from Beijing and Chicago will design George Lucas’ new museum to be built along Chicago’s lakefront.