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UPDATE: Ex-NFL Player’s Brain to be Probed for Trauma-related Harm

The brain of Phillip Adams _ the former NFL player who killed a South Carolina physician, three family members and a repairman before fatally shooting himself _ will be tested for a degenerative disease that has affected a number of pro athletes and has been shown to cause violent mood swings and other cognitive disorders, according to the local coroner.

Black coordinators make Super Bowl history with Buccaneers

Diversity matters to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the first team to reach the Super Bowl with a trio of Black assistant coaches serving as coordinators. Byron Leftwich calls plays for a potent offense led by Tom Brady, Todd Bowles orchestrates a stingy defense that’s helped the team to Sunday’s NFL title game, and Keith Armstrong directs the club’s special teams.