FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2001 photo,Chicago Blackhawks' Bob Probert (24) and Los Angeles Kings' Ken Belanger (12) mix it up in the third period of an NHL hockey game in Chicago. Two newspapers are ... more 
FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2001 photo,Chicago Blackhawks' Bob Probert (24) and Los Angeles Kings' Ken Belanger (12) mix it up in the third period of an NHL hockey game in Chicago. Two newspapers are reporting researchers at Boston University have found a degenerative disease in brain tissue donated by former NHL enforcer Probert. The New York Times and The Globe and Mail in Toronto reported on their websites Wednesday night, March 2, 2011, that Probert had chronic traumatic encephalopathy when he died last July of heart failure at age 45. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Fred Jewell, File
Thu, Mar 3, 2011 10:11 AM EST