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11-22-2017

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Orange Park Athletic Association needs funding for new football helmets -…

11-22-2017


ActionNewsJax.com
Orange Park Athletic Association needs funding for new football helmets
ActionNewsJax.com
At 6: @ActionNewsJax speaks with a local youth sports association in desperate need for funding. President says he needs to ... Earlier this month, Action News Jax investigated high school football concussion reporting in Florida...

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Tackling the Tough Question: Should you let your child play youth…

11-20-2017


Tackling the Tough Question: Should you let your child play youth football?
KCBD-TV
Football is a tough game. You see injuries and concussions at all levels of the game from NFL to College to High School. Injuries can happen in any sport, but how dangerous is...

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Football safety: Push to add athletic trainers to sidelines of youth…

11-17-2017


Q13 FOX
Football safety: Push to add athletic trainers to sidelines of youth sports
Q13 FOX
Concerns about concussion have many people worried about safety in youth sports. Football's always an easy target because big hits have been part of the culture for decades. Washington has led...

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Are concussion concerns causing a drop in youth football participation? -…

11-16-2017


KCTV Kansas City
Are concussion concerns causing a drop in youth football participation?
KCTV Kansas City
CTE can cause diseases linked to football players and other athletes with repetitive brain trauma. News 4 wanted to know if that is having an impact on youth football in our...

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Trickle-Down Safety: Sports Concussions - Inside Science News Service

11-15-2017


Inside Science News Service
Trickle-Down Safety: Sports Concussions
Inside Science News Service
"In youth sports in the United States, whether it's soccer, lacrosse, football or other sports, almost every coach has to go through a certification process," said Okonkwo. "Most states would say that if a school...

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City Youth Football Teams Unfazed By Study's New Concussion Alarm -…

11-14-2017


City Limits
City Youth Football Teams Unfazed By Study's New Concussion Alarm
City Limits
Running Back Kyron Coles of the New York Lions with the ball during a playoff game against the Bayside Raiders at the Raiders home field in Flushing Queens. The Lions lost the game...

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Proos Praises New Youth Sports Concussion Law - News/Talk 94.9 WSJM

11-04-2017


Proos Praises New Youth Sports Concussion Law
News/Talk 94.9 WSJM
State Senator John Proos tells us the latest anti-concussion legislation signed into law by Governor Rick Snyder will ensure coaches and volunteers with youth leagues are up to date on the latest science. The plan recently...

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Are Youth Football Programs Doing Enough To Prevent Concussions? - CBS…

11-03-2017


CBS Los Angeles
Are Youth Football Programs Doing Enough To Prevent Concussions?
CBS Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Football season is in full swing, and with it, comes questions and concerns for parents across Southern California. Many think of helmets are enough for safety, but is...

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'Zero concussions' does not give youth football program a free pass…

10-31-2017


'Zero concussions' does not give youth football program a free pass
The Boston Globe
Re “Safety first” (Sports, Oct. 21): Wellesley's report of “zero concussions” for one year is a positive for its youth football organization. However, some comments by head coach Rob Broggi and parents...

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Concussions in Football: Pop Warner CTE Lawsuit Could Change Youth Sports…

10-24-2017


Newsweek
Concussions in Football: Pop Warner CTE Lawsuit Could Change Youth Sports
Newsweek
A California judge will consider a lawsuit by two mothers who say brain injuries from youth football killed their sons—a case that could force the national Pop Warner program to pay up for not...

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