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Former NFL Player Accused Of Killing Spree Had Brain Trauma

A detail view of an NFL football as the Buffalo Bills play the Washington Redskins at FedExField.

A detail view of an NFL football as the Buffalo Bills play the Washington Redskins at FedExField.

Former NFL player Phillip Adams reportedly had stage 2 CTE when he allegedly gunned down six people in South Carolina, before taking his own life in April.

On Tuesday, Dr. Ann McKee, a neuropathologist who led the examination of Adams’ brain, said Adams CTE was “unusually severe in both frontal lobes.” Which may have contributed to his “behavioral abnormalities.”

Adding, “Adams’ 20-year career in football put him at a high risk.”

CTE, the degenerative brain disease linked to repeated head trauma can only be diagnosed after death. And has been found in the brains of people who have played football and other contact sports.

According to the Mayo Clinic, possible symptoms include: cognitive, behavioral and mood changes.

The 32-year-old former player suffered numerous injuries over the course of his six years in

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ESPN reporter gives emotional speech about Breonna Taylor’s killing

'That could have been me': ESPN reporter gives emotional speech about Breonna Taylor's killing
‘That could have been me’: ESPN reporter gives emotional speech about Breonna Taylor’s killing

“I have prided myself in being able to be objective and cover these sorts of issues,” said ESPN reporter Malika Andrews on Wednesday, tearing up as she spoke. “But when it is so clear that the system of objectivity in journalism is so whitewashed and doesn’t account for the fact that…Breonna Taylor was 26 and I am 25, and that could have been me, it is very hard to continue to go to work.”

On March 13, Louisville police broke down 26-year-old Breonna Taylor’s door and killed her, shooting the unarmed medical worker at least eight times in her home. Yet despite widespread protests and calls for justice, a grand jury decided on Wednesday that none of the police officers involved would be charged with killing Taylor. 

Instead, a single officer, Brett Hankison, has been

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