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Raiders’ Antonio Brown Loses Helmet Grievance

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First it was Antonio Brown’s feet that made news. Now it’s his head.

Brown, the star receiver who joined the Raiders this year, appears to have lost an ongoing dispute about his helmet. In short, Brown prefers to wear the make of helmet he has been wearing for years, but the N.F.L. says that type, now 10 years old, is no longer approved.

On Monday an arbitrator ruled against Brown’s grievance.

“While I disagree with the arbitrator’s decision,” Brown wrote on Instagram, “I’m working on getting back to full health and looking forward to rejoining my teammates on the field.