Former NFL player Kevin Turner diagnosed with CTE

Kevin Turner with CTE

Former pro football player Kevin Turner died having the most advanced stage of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, known as CTE, a neurodegenerative disease associated with repeated head trauma.   NFL acknowledges CTE link with football. Now what? Turner was a star running back at the University of Alabama from 1988 to 1991 before being

Former NFL Player Keion Carpenter Dead In Miami

Keion Carpenter Dead at 39 in Miami

Carpenter dies after collapsed and fell injuring his head on the pavement. He was in the coma for 24 hours before they announced his death.  His family released a statement which reads, "It is with regret that we as a family announce that at 6:47 am Keion Eric Carpenter was pronounced dead, at

One Brother is Cleared for the Death of Former ECU Player

Charged with murder of Christopher Turner

  Authorities have dropped charges against a man who was accused in the April death of a former EastCarolina University basketball player. Jordan Shlasinger and his twin, Ari, were both charged in themurder of Christopher Turner, who died April 14 after being shot on East Piedmont Avenue in Durham. The charges

MMA Fighter Joao Carvalho Dies 48 Hours After Fight

MMA Fighter Dies After Getting Knocked Out

A 28-year-old MMA fighter,Joao Carvalho, from Portugal died Monday night, 48 hours after he was knocked out during the third round of a fight in Dublin, the New York Daily News reports. According to the media source, graphic video from the fight on Saturday shows Joao Carvalho tipping over after being