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Baseball: Born without right hand, Guyer senior lets baseball take him…

04-20-2019

Baseball: Born without right hand, Guyer senior lets baseball take him to Paris  Denton Record ChronicleThe first day of school can be a nervous time for any parent, even more so for Doug Sampson and Cindy Hanneman-Sampson when they attended ...

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North Attleboro's Montague weekend's NCAA gymnastics Championship for University of Illinois-Chicago…

04-20-2019

North Attleboro's Montague weekend's NCAA gymnastics Championship for University of Illinois-Chicago  The Sun ChronicleThe NCAA national individual gymnastics championship is there for the taking for North Attleboro High School graduate Sam Montague this weekend at the ...

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The Slow Drip of Football's Youth Participation Decline Continues Apace -…

04-19-2019

The Slow Drip of Football's Youth Participation Decline Continues Apace  ForbesMore numbers are released showing fewer kids playing the sport and more parents supporting youth tackle football bans.

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UIL state soccer championship central: Results, stories, photos and more for…

04-19-2019

UIL state soccer championship central: Results, stories, photos and more for Dallas-area teams!  Dallas NewsHere's your one-stop shop for all things UIL state championship soccer.

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Alabama Spring Position Recap: Tight end - 247Sports

04-19-2019

Alabama Spring Position Recap: Tight end  247SportsWith spring practice and the A-Day Game still *fresh* on our minds, we recap what happened at each of Alabama's position groups this spring.

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It’s kids who are tackle football’s victims - Boston Herald

04-19-2019

It’s kids who are tackle football’s victims  Boston HeraldA decade ago, Zach McLeod suffered a devastating brain injury during a tackle while playing football for Buckingham Browne & Nichols School in Cambridge.

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New study shows preliminary possibility to diagnose CTE from concussions -…

04-19-2019

New study shows preliminary possibility to diagnose CTE from concussions  News8000.com - WKBTA new study shows doctors may soon be able to diagnose a common disease related to concussions. According to The New England Journal of Medicine, ...

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[BC-MCT-SPORTS-BJT] | National Sports - Valdosta Daily Times

04-18-2019

[BC-MCT-SPORTS-BJT] | National Sports  Valdosta Daily Times^Thursday's games

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Strong youth league giving Petaluma schools' lacrosse players a firm foundation…

04-18-2019

Strong youth league giving Petaluma schools' lacrosse players a firm foundation  Santa Rosa Press DemocratPetaluma is building the area's strongest lacrosse farm system — and it's paying dividends with the city's high school teams. The Petaluma Youth Lacrosse River ...

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UIL state soccer championship central: Schedules, stories, photos and more for…

04-17-2019

UIL state soccer championship central: Schedules, stories, photos and more for Dallas-area teams!  Dallas NewsHere's your one-stop shop for all things UIL state championship soccer.

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Are the Chargers seriously using Junior Seau to market their football…

04-17-2019

Are the Chargers seriously using Junior Seau to market their football team?  For The WinJunior Seau shot himself in the chest at age 43 after showing symptoms of CTE.

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Was Alex Ovechkin's knockout of Andrei Svechnikov just part of hockey?…

04-17-2019

Was Alex Ovechkin's knockout of Andrei Svechnikov just part of hockey?  The GuardianThe Washington Capitals star left a 19-year-old rookie in the concussion protocol after they came to blows. But fights in the NHL are not what they once were.

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Football players, coaches protest anti-tackling bill - Eagle-Tribune

04-16-2019

Football players, coaches protest anti-tackling bill  Eagle-TribuneBOSTON — Dozens of youth football players, coaches and parents gathered outside the Statehouse on Tuesday to protest a proposed ban on tackle football for ...

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Kentucky town helping with basketball referee's hospital bills after being punched…

04-16-2019

Kentucky town helping with basketball referee's hospital bills after being punched  Courier JournalAfter a Kentucky high school official was assaulted during a basketball tournament, a community has rallied together in support.

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Column: If you see signs of a concussion, don't hesitate to…

04-16-2019

Column: If you see signs of a concussion, don't hesitate to alert athletic trainer or coach  nwitimes.comAs Mychal Thompson has demonstrated, parents are usually pretty reliable at spotting signs of a concussion.

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PCA and TeachAids Team Up to Provide CrashCourse Concussion Education -…

04-15-2019

PCA and TeachAids Team Up to Provide CrashCourse Concussion Education  Physical Therapy ProductsPublished on April 15, 2019. Concussion-photo1. Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) announces a new partnership with TeachAids. Together, they will provide ...

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Concussion in Youth Sports | Health | union-bulletin.com - Walla Walla…

04-12-2019

Concussion in Youth Sports | Health | union-bulletin.com  Walla Walla Union-BulletinIf you are the parent of a middle-school or high-school athlete, you are probably aware of the intensified concerns involving sports concussions.

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Running to Help Others | BU Today - BU Today

04-12-2019

Running to Help Others | BU Today  BU TodayA round-up of some of the BU students and alums who are running the 123rd Boston Marathon to raise funds for local charities.

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NHRMC hosts Heads Up on Concussions seminar - WWAY NewsChannel 3

04-12-2019

NHRMC hosts Heads Up on Concussions seminar  WWAY NewsChannel 3WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY)–Youth sports have been played for ages, but recently there has been an increased concern with concussion. The concussion ...

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Edinburgh centre Matt Scott opens up on concussion torment - Edinburgh…

04-11-2019

Edinburgh centre Matt Scott opens up on concussion torment  Edinburgh Evening NewsSport is by its nature a short career. A well-worn cliche but evidently a point of fact. A brief window of youth, vigour and talent which compels viewers of all ages ...

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The ‘brain is something that’s forever’: Concussions are major concern in…

04-10-2019

The ‘brain is something that’s forever’: Concussions are major concern in youth soccer  Fairfield Daily RepublicBy Callie Caplan, The Dallas Morning News. DALLAS — First came the knockout, the hit to the head from either an elbow or another person's head — really, ...

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Youth football contact a difficult issue to tackle - California Democrat

04-10-2019

Youth football contact a difficult issue to tackle  California DemocratThe majority of U.S. parents support minimum ages for tackling in youth football, according to a new report by the American Academy of Pediatrics.

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Study: Impact of concussions reduced in children with more years of…

04-04-2019

Study: Impact of concussions reduced in children with more years of sport experience  Medical XpressMore years in sports—not less—may help protect the brains of children who have had a concussion, against future concussions, a new study says.

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Kids should not be allowed to play tackle football - Vox.com

04-03-2019

Kids should not be allowed to play tackle football  Vox.comI would know — I'm a CTE expert and former college football player.

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Parents support age limits for tackling in youth football - Kent…

04-01-2019

Parents support age limits for tackling in youth football  Kent ReporterMore than 60 percent of 1,025 parents surveyed in the United States reported they would support age restrictions for tackling in youth football, similar to limits in ...

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Most parents would support age restrictions for tackle football - KFGO…

04-01-2019

Most parents would support age restrictions for tackle football  KFGO NewsBy Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - Even though there are no age restrictions on tackling in youth football in the U.S., a new survey suggests most parents ...

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New study links brain injuries to youth sports - KVIA El…

03-27-2019

New study links brain injuries to youth sports  KVIA El PasoEl Paso, TEXAS - A new report from the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention pinpoints several contact sports as top causes behind emergency ...

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New Rules and Smart Tech in Youth Sports Concussion Prevention -…

03-25-2019

New Rules and Smart Tech in Youth Sports Concussion Prevention  Legal Talk NetworkDavid Kracke tells us about CBIRT's great work in concussion prevention management, and what is being done to make sports safer with smart technology.

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These sports are most likely to send kids to ER with…

03-14-2019

These sports are most likely to send kids to ER with brain injuries  CNNAlmost 2 million children and teens -- an average of 283000 each year -- were seen in emergency rooms across the United States for traumatic brain injuries ...

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Scientists teach machines to predict recovery time from sports-related concussions -…

03-07-2019

Scientists teach machines to predict recovery time from sports-related concussions  Science DailyDeciding when an athlete can return to the game after a head injury makes managing the treatment of sports-related concussions very complicated. Scientists ...

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Concussion risks raise the stakes for sports organizations - Insurance Business

03-01-2019

Concussion risks raise the stakes for sports organizations  Insurance BusinessIn recent years, the world of sports has been shaken up by an increased awareness of concussions and their long-term consequences, especially after a ...

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State lawmakers consider youth sports concussion bill - KXLY Spokane

02-26-2019

State lawmakers consider youth sports concussion bill  KXLY SpokaneWhen you think of concussions, your mind might go straight to football, but state lawmakers are trying to change that through a new Senate bill focused on ...

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Brain Injury Association of Missouri hosting seminar on sports concussions -…

02-23-2019

Brain Injury Association of Missouri hosting seminar on sports concussions  Columbia MissourianThe Brain Injury Association of Missouri will be hosting a seminar on concussions in sports March 11 at the Missouri State High School Activities Association at 1 ...

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Concussion laws: How does your state stack up? - Reveal

02-09-2019

Concussion laws: How does your state stack up?  RevealNearly a decade ago, lawmakers in Oregon and Washington state enacted the first laws on how to handle student-athlete concussions, in reaction to severe ...

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Playing to Win: Using Sports to Develop Evidence-Based Arguments - New…

02-07-2019

Playing to Win: Using Sports to Develop Evidence-Based Arguments  New York TimesFrom honing arguments on current sports controversies to making a case for the G.O.A.T. to proposing needed rules changes, here are some ideas for using ...

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Editorial: UB research duo makes leap forward in treating concussions -…

02-06-2019

Editorial: UB research duo makes leap forward in treating concussions  Buffalo NewsConcussions have become a scourge of youth sports. According to a 2017 report in the Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine, roughly 300000 high school ...

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Amid concussion fears, Minnesota couple's invention aims to change youth football…

02-04-2019

Amid concussion fears, Minnesota couple's invention aims to change youth football  Star TribuneBrigid Ling remembers being the only girl at Minnesota Vikings camps growing up. Yet Ling and her husband, Jeremy, a fellow football lover, faced a difficult ...

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Poor Students More Likely To Play Football, Despite Brain Injury Concerns…

02-03-2019

Poor Students More Likely To Play Football, Despite Brain Injury Concerns  NPRFears of brain injuries has deterred many parents and their children from choosing to play football. After years of publicity about how dangerous football can be, ...

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Football and Concussions: What to Know About Research, Helmets, Symptoms -…

01-31-2019

Football and Concussions: What to Know About Research, Helmets, Symptoms  NBC Southern CaliforniaHigh school football participation numbers are down across the state of California. The problem is so bad, some schools are forced to eliminate teams all ...

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Seattle Children’s studies concussion risk in youth sports - KING5.com

01-31-2019

Seattle Children’s studies concussion risk in youth sports  KING5.comThe fears of parents about concussions has led to a nationwide decrease of kids participating in contact sports like youth football. Seattle Children's has ...

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Wealthy Parents Are Shying Away From Football, But Not From Low-Concussion…

01-27-2019

Wealthy Parents Are Shying Away From Football, But Not From Low-Concussion Sports  ForbesAn HBO Real Sports report finds football appealing less to parents of means -- but they're signing up their kids for concussion-risky sports like soccer, lacrosse ...

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Few sports are doing enough to protect athletes from brain damage…

01-24-2019

Few sports are doing enough to protect athletes from brain damage  The EconomistFANS OF LARGE men colliding with one another are in luck. Next weekend the Six Nations, a rugby contest for the best teams in Europe, gets going in Paris.

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Readers Write: Sports gambling in Minnesota, census ruling, Jordan-Roosevelt dispute, state…

01-22-2019

Readers Write: Sports gambling in Minnesota, census ruling, Jordan-Roosevelt dispute, state information technology, youth sports and concussions  Star TribuneRegarding the introduction of legalized sports betting to the Legislature and Minnesota tribal leaders' desire to impede nonreservation legalization of gambling, ...

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New concussion research in young football players - KOMO News

01-22-2019

New concussion research in young football players  KOMO NewsNew research from Seattle Children's Research Institute and UW Medicine's Sports Health and Safety Institute found concussion rates among football players ...

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Readers Write: Youth sports and concussions, the garbage burner and personal…

01-18-2019

Readers Write: Youth sports and concussions, the garbage burner and personal responsibility, Trump banner at prep game, MLK Day  Star TribuneAs Americans settle in to watch the Super Bowl next month, let's not forget the future of this sport: young athletes. However, there's a crisis...

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For the NFL and all of football, a new threat: an…

01-17-2019

For the NFL and all of football, a new threat: an evaporating insurance market  ABC NewsFrom the NFL to rec leagues, football is facing a stark, new threat: an evaporating insurance market that is fundamentally altering the economics of the sport, ...

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Rattled: Working to close gaps in concussion laws - Pamplin Media…

01-10-2019

Rattled: Working to close gaps in concussion laws  Pamplin Media GroupRattled: Working to close gaps in concussion laws , Local News, Lake Oswego local News, Breaking News alerts for Lake Oswego city.

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Be Alert for Concussions in Young Athletes - HealthDay

01-01-2019

Be Alert for Concussions in Young Athletes  HealthDayTUESDAY, Jan. 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- With youth winter sports in full swing, it's important for coaches and parents to know the signs of a concussion, ...

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Head injuries pose health risks for young athletes - The Telegraph

12-31-2018

Head injuries pose health risks for young athletes  The TelegraphOver a million 4 million youth, high school and college athletes play football each year. But research on the health risks of football-related brain injuries leaves ...

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Memorial Regional Health: Treating concussions before they happen again — schools…

12-30-2018

Memorial Regional Health: Treating concussions before they happen again — schools, trainers, physicians and other providers work together in Moffat County when a child or teen suffers a concussion  Craig Daily PressEditor's note: The following article is sponsored by Memorial Regional Health. Since 2012, students...

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Curbing Concussions: Brain Injury Moves To The Forefront Of Sports Medicine…

12-26-2018

Curbing Concussions: Brain Injury Moves To The Forefront Of Sports Medicine  amppob.comWhen talking about sports medicine, broken bones, sprained joints and ligament damage — the realm of orthopedists — have dominated the conversation, but a ...

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Unanswered Questions: Grieving parents wonder about the impact of their son's…

12-18-2018

Unanswered Questions: Grieving parents wonder about the impact of their son's concussion  InvestigateWestIt was the last few minutes of the final soccer game of the 2017 season. Redmond High School was down 10 to nothing, but the team's goalkeeper, 16-year-old ...

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Youth football concussion rate is 5%, study finds - UW Medicine…

12-13-2018

Youth football concussion rate is 5%, study finds  UW Medicine NewsroomNew research from UW Medicine's Sports Health and Safety Institute and Seattle Children's Research Institute found concussion rates among football players ...

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There May Be a Surprising Link Between Depression and Concussions in…

12-13-2018

There May Be a Surprising Link Between Depression and Concussions in Kids Who Play Football  TIMEDepression is a symptom of concussions, but a new study suggests that for youth football players, it may also increase risk of concussions.

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Cause of Death: Sports - Vision Insights and New Horizons

12-12-2018

Cause of Death: Sports  Vision Insights and New HorizonsThat sports, conventionally seen as promoting health, should be deemed a cause of death raises serious ethical questions. In the face of mounting evidence that ...

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Repetitive blows to head can cause brain changes in youth football…

12-10-2018

Repetitive blows to head can cause brain changes in youth football players, Wake Forest study finds  Winston-Salem JournalThe latest Wake Forest School of Medicine study on youth football and brain impact has determined that repetitive blows to the head can result in changes even ...

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Docs Say Kids With Concussions Don't Have To Stay In The…

12-03-2018

Docs Say Kids With Concussions Don't Have To Stay In The Dark For Days : Shots - Health News  NPRNo longer do kids with concussions need to sit in dark rooms for days on end. For the first time in nearly a decade, the nation's...

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Partnership unveils program to identify, head off youth sports injuries -…

12-01-2018

Partnership unveils program to identify, head off youth sports injuries  AZCentral.comThe test was developed in a partnership between Mayo, U.S. Youth Soccer, InjureFree and the U.S. Center for SafeSport.

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Changes In Brain Scans Seen After A Single Season Of Football…

11-30-2018

Changes In Brain Scans Seen After A Single Season Of Football For Young Players  NPRMRI scans of the brains of young football players suggest that repeated blows to the head can change the shape of nerve fibers in the corpus callosum, which ...

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Pamplin Media Group - Concussions not limited to football players -…

11-29-2018

Pamplin Media Group - Concussions not limited to football players  Pamplin Media GroupConcussions not limited to football players, Local News, Newberg local News, Breaking News alerts for Newberg city.

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