Report: ESPN abandoned concussion doc after pressure from NFL

08/23/2013 | New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

ESPN on Thursday decided to remove its support from a documentary on concussions in the NFL that was being made in partnership with the PBS series "Frontline." Although ESPN said the decision was made because of a lack of editorial control, sources told The New York Times that it came after a meeting with NFL brass, including Commissioner Roger Goodell, in which they discussed their unhappiness with the project.

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