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Former NFL Star Eddie George Overcomes Post-Career Depression by Taking to Broadway: 'Don't Put Yourself in a Box'

Former NFL Star Eddie George Overcomes Post-Career Depression by Taking to Broadway: 'Don't Put Yourself in a Box'

Originally posted 02/09/2016 09:40AM

For many young NFL players, resuming a normal life after football fame can feel like a crushing defeat. So it was for Eddie George, the 1995 Heisman trophy-winning running back who spent eight seasons with the Tennessee Titans before being released from the team in 2004.

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Super Bowl

Denver Broncos Quarterback Peyton Manning Say He Is 'At Peace' – but Hasn't Made a Decision About Retiring from NFL

Originally posted 02/08/2016 09:15AM

ABC Breaking News | Latest News Videos Peyton Manning isn't in a hurry to decide whether he's retiring after his incredible Super Bowl win.

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Widow of NFL Great with CTE Teams Up with Famed 'Concussion' Doctor To Raise Awareness About the Disease: 'We Have to Get the Information Out There'

Widow of NFL Great with CTE Teams Up with Famed 'Concussion' Doctor To Raise Awareness About the Disease: 'We Have to Get the Information Out There'

Originally posted 02/06/2016 11:50AM

This Sunday, Tia McNeill – along with millions of other football fans around the world – will be shouting at her TV screen as the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos battle it out in the Super Bowl.

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People Picks

Billy Eichner Says Shonda Rhimes Thought His Shondaland Obstacle Course Was 'Hilarious'

Originally posted 01/27/2016 03:20PM

Billy Eichner might not be as sporty as his latest guest star Terrell Owens, but he is feeling super about the duo's new Super Bowl commercial.

Partnering with Butterfinger, Eichner and the former NFL wide receiver took to the streets of New York City to ask people to share their favorite touchdown victory dance.

"There was a lot of love for him out there and he wasn't shy, which is key when you do what I do," Eichner tells PEOPLE. "Towards the end of the video I ambushed someone while screaming 'I WATCH FOR THE COMMERCIALS!' "

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'Now it Makes Sense:' Late Super Bowl Champion Tyler Sash Diagnosed with CTE, Mom Says 'My Son Knew Something was Wrong'

'Now it Makes Sense:' Late Super Bowl Champion Tyler Sash Diagnosed with CTE, Mom Says 'My Son Knew Something was Wrong'

Originally posted 01/27/2016 01:00PM

Former New York Giants safety Tyler Sash has been diagnosed with chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) nearly five months after his death.

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Erika Clark Kicks Her Way into Florida High School Football History – On the Boys' Team

Originally posted 01/26/2016 03:35PM

High school football kicker Erika Clark made history earlier this month when she became the first girl to ever be named to a boys' Class 4A All-State team in Florida.

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Golden Globe Awards 2016

Will Smith on Tackling Concussion Role After Being a Football Dad: 'It Was Something I Had to Do'

Originally posted 01/10/2016 08:45PM

Will Smith admits he didn't know much about the impact of head trauma in football before allowing elder son Trey to take the field, but once he learned the facts he was compelled to share them.

"I think that the big thing was that as a parent I wasn't aware of the information," he told Ryan Seacrest on the Golden Globes red carpet Sunday.

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Sideline Smooch: Kim Zolciak Kisses Husband Kroy Biermann After Atlanta Falcons Win

Sideline Smooch: Kim Zolciak Kisses Husband Kroy Biermann After Atlanta Falcons Win

Originally posted 12/28/2015 09:00AM

Things are getting steamy in Hotlanta.

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True Crime

Former Texas High School Football Coach Sentenced to Probation For Telling Players to Tackle a Referee

Originally posted 12/15/2015 03:05PM

[YOUTUBE "RNCrs63JeuM" "auto"] A former Texas high school assistant football coach was sentenced to more than a year of probation after pleading guilty to directing a pair of players to tackle a referee during a game, PEOPLE confirms.

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