NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says Mayor Rahm Emanuel was very committed in his push to bring the draft to Chicago. 

A professor of labor relations says the NCAA’s approval of a proposed settlement of a lawsuit over head injuries is good news in that it would obligate schools to have safety protocols for athletes. But Michael LeRoy thought the amount would be more.

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Coaches in Illinois are required by state law to remove from a game or practice any athlete suspected of suffering a concussion. But responding quickly after a hard hit isn't enough for a former football player from the Chicago area who now advocates nationwide to prevent injury to still-developing brains. Illinois Public Radio’s Peter Gray reports on a push for the state to follow the NFL in limiting days of full contact football practice.