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Terry Long

Terry Long is the former leader of the Aryan Nations in Canada. He ran for public office in British Columbia as a member of the Western Canada ... More »Terry Long is the former leader of the Aryan Nations in Canada. He ran for public office in British Columbia as a member of the Western Canada Concept party. In the 1980s and early 1990s, the Aryan Nations’ Canadian branch was led by Alberta-based Terry Long, who staged a major rally and cross burning in Provost, Alberta. He is a native of Caroline, Alberta. [ Wikipedia ]

First soccer, rugby players diagnosed with CTE

Offensive lineman Terry Long of the Pittsburgh Steelers commited suicide by drinking antifreeze. Although the antifreeze caused swelling of the brain, football-related brain injuries were a contributing factor to his death. Pro Football Hall of Famer John Mackey suffered from dementia ...

NFL Concussions Fast Facts

2005 and 2006 - Dr. Omalu identifies chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in the brains of former Pittsburgh Steelers Terry Long, 45, and Andre Waters, 44. Both had committed suicide. February 2007 - Dr. Elliot Pellman steps down as chairman of the Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Committee ...

First Major League Baseball player diagnosed with CTE

Among the football players who showed signs of the disease and took their own lives are former Philadelphia Eagles defensive back Andre Waters, who shot himself in 2006; Terry Long, a former Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman who killed himself by drinking antifreeze; and Junior Seau...

Report: Former NFL player's body exhumed for brain study

Tau has been found in the brains of dozens of former NFL players, including Junior Seau, Dave Duerson, Terry Long and Shane Dronett, who all committed suicide. It was also found in the brain of Mike Webster, who died in 2002. Dr. Bennet Omalu, the first forensic pathologist to diagnose ...

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Brett Favre: Memory lapse 'put a little fear in me'

Offensive lineman Terry Long of the Pittsburgh Steelers commited suicide by drinking antifreeze. Although the antifreeze caused swelling of the brain, football-related brain injuries were a contributing factor to his death. Pro Football Hall of Famer John Mackey suffered from dementia ...

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A tale of two former NFL players

Tau is significant because it has been found -- posthumously -- in the brains of dozens of former NFL players, including Junior Seau, Dave Duerson, Terry Long, Shane Dronett and Mike Webster. All committed suicide and were later diagnosed with a disease called chronic traumatic ...

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Ryan Freel had CTE at the time of his suicide, Boston University study finds

Varying stages of CTE have been found in the brains of former NFL players Dave Duerson, Terry Long, Andre Waters, Justin Strzelcyk and Tom McHale, as well as the beginning stages of the disease in Junior Seau. Seau, Duerson, Long and Waters also committed suicide. Hockey players Bob ...

TV docu examines NFL's slow response to concussions

There have been high-profile cases of players and former players who were found to have CTE after they died, some by committing suicide, like former Steeler Terry Long. Another was former San Diego Charger Junior Seau, who killed himself last year with a shotgun blast to the chest. Pro ...

Consumers can’t stomach rising produce prices

“Wholesale prices for certain field crops are becoming a lot higher than expected,” said Terry Long, an analyst at the US Department of Agriculture. Long tracks prices and supplies at the nation’s wholesale markets like Hunts Point, which helps feed more than 22 million people in the ...

Linda Robertson: NFL’s cold shoulder to truth about concussions embarrassing

Omalu made the same diagnosis when he examined the brain of ex-Steeler Terry Long. The NFL tried to discredit Omalu, likening his research to “voodoo.” “If 10 percent of mothers in this country would begin to perceive football as a dangerous sport, that is the end of football,” Omalu ...

The NFL's Concussion Settlement Is A Disaster

Nor the family of Terry Long, who committed suicide by antifreeze. The Washington Times's (incomplete) lawsuit database lists scores of players who died before 2006, and would not be eligible for compensation. It gets worse: New research is continually turning up more instances of ALS...

A Timeline Of Concussion Science And NFL Denial

2005: Terry Long commits suicide by drinking antifreeze. He is found to have CTE, and the medical examiner rules brain trauma a contributing factor in his death. "The trauma, according to the death certificate, was a result of his injuries during his tenure as a football player. I think ...

'Holy Grail' of brain damage testing set to change football forever

Terry Long drank antifreeze. If ex-players weren’t suicidal, they suffered depression, memory loss, paranoia, impulsiveness and dementia. More than 3,000 ex-players are suing the NFL over the way it handled concussions. You don’t have to be an ex-player to have CTE. It was found in a ...

Meet the mother behind Oklahoma State guard Stevie Clark and Douglass football standout Deondre Clar...

Longtime coach Terry Long had left to coach his son at Mustang, and because the Clarks are close with Long — he went to high school with Dorshell — Stevie was distraught. He didn't want to play his senior season with a new coach. Stevie wanted to graduate early, go to Baylor or ...

Concussion lawsuit and the Steelers: Is $765 million enough?

Terry Long, who played guard for the Steelers from 1984-91, committed suicide in 2005. An autopsy showed he had CTE. Justin Strzelczyk, who played guard and tackle for the Steelers from 1990-98, died in a car crash in New York following a high-speed chase with police in 2004. An autopsy ...

Charlotte man grazed by bullet while sleeping CharlotteObserver.com & The Charlotte Observer Newsp

In July 2008, brothers Josh Davis and Terry Long were gunned down nearby as part of an ongoing feud. Davis and Long lived in the house that was shot up early Sunday morning. Neighbors said, however, that their mother, Andrea Long, moved a few months after her sons' murders. This ...

Anti-violence video new tool for educating Charlotte teens about effects of crime

In 2008, he shot and killed Terry Long, 18, and Josh Davis, 17 at a west Charlotte apartment complex. Now he’s serving out two life sentences in prison and was one of three inmates featured in a new anti-violence video that local and state authorities hope will convince Charlotte teens ...

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