What is chronic traumatic encephalopathy?

POSTED: 04:48 PM PDT May 06, 2012    UPDATED: 01:21 PM PST Nov 25, 2015 

With Frank Gifford's family saying the football commentator and NFL great suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy before his August death, find out more about the progressive brain disease.

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Hockey Great Reg Fleming was the first hockey player known to have CTE. This discovery was announced in December 2009, six months after Fleming's death.


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