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Rob Gronkowski tweets that CTE is 'fixable' in debate with BU CTE center co-founder Chris Nowinski

Rob Gronkowski tweets that CTE is 'fixable' in debate with BU CTE center co-founder Chris Nowinski

Rob Gronkowski has been unafraid to speak out about head injuries and CTE since his retirement. Recently, Gronk admitted that he had suffered at least 20 concussions during his football career. And recently, he breached the subject of CTE on Twitter.

Gronkowski tweeted a response to BU CTE Center co-founder, Chris Nowinski, who challenged Gronkowski's notion that CTE is "fixable".

In his response, Gronk doubled down and said that he had fixed his CTE.

Nowinski eventually would respond as well and offered Gronkowski a chance to discuss the "nuances" between brain plasticity and curing neurodegenerative diseases.

Given that Nowinski is a doctor, it's probably safe to take his word over Gronk's on this matter. As Nowinski pointed out in his response, it's great that Gronkowski is feeling good right now. But that doesn't necessarily mean that any neurodegenerative diseases he may possess have been cured.

Perhaps Gronkowski will take up Nowinski on his offer and the two can discuss ways to collaborate and work to find a cure for CTE.

UPDATE (3:20 p.m.): Now, Gronkowski is engaging with NFL Network's Mike Giardi over the issue. Gronk is clarifying that he does know that he didn't cure any CTE that he may have, but he found some "unconventional methods" to improve his condition.

Gronkowski did recently announce a partnership with a CBD company, so perhaps this is the unconventional method he is referencing.

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Say it ain't so: Rob Gronkowski, in Lakers gear, dances in halftime show in L.A.

Say it ain't so: Rob Gronkowski, in Lakers gear, dances in halftime show in L.A.

Could Rob Gronkowski rub it in a little more?

In the morning, Gronk's "big announcement" was that he'll be going to the Super Bowl - not with the Patriots, but as the host of "Gronk Beach" in Miami, the site of SB54. Thus ends the comeback, at least for this season.

He later joked that Pats were just "missing some 6-6, 260 [pound] guy...They're missing that guy for sure."

To top it all off, at night, Gronk donned Lakers purple and gold and was part of a halftime dance show with the Laker Girls at the Staples Center in Los Angeles where New England's least favorite NBA team was taking on the Oklahoma City Thunder. 

Gronk showed off his moves with talk show host James Corden and tennis great Venus Williams.

Enjoy your retirement, big guy. Think he'll stick around and rock some Celtics green Wednesday night at Staples when the C's face the Clippers? 

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Should we read anything into Tom Brady 'liking' Antonio Brown's Instagram apology?

Should we read anything into Tom Brady 'liking' Antonio Brown's Instagram apology?

So, Tom Brady (and other Patriots) "liked" an apology post from former-teammate-for-11-days Antonio Brown on Instagram?

What's it mean?

That was the subject of a heated debate on Boston Sports Tonight among DJ Bean, Tom Curran, Michael Holley and Danielle Trotta.

It was Curran and Holley who were at odds over whether we should be reading anything into the social media vagaries on any athlete.

Holley: "For whatever reason, lots of players get into it. Lots of celebrities get into it...not because we [the media] are broken, but because that's how they communicate. And we would be reckless if we didn't follow it."

Curran: "It's reckless to vest any perception or presumption into it."

Watch the full discussion here:

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