The nation's largest youth-football organization announced dramatic steps to limit contact among players amid growing concerns over the long-term impact of concussions, from amateur leagues to the pros.

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  • New Pop Warner Lawsuit Raises Hard Questions About the Future of Youth Tackle Football
    Three years ago, Pop Warner became the first youth football organization to limit contact in practice ... Unlike, say, the class action concussion lawsuit brought by former NFL players against the league, Archie and Cornell's suit doesn't deal with ...
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  • Sports parenting: Pop Warner taking measures to limit concussions
    Pop Warner players suspected of suffering a concussion can't return to the ... In 2012, Butler said, Pop Warner "became the first football organization at any level to limit the amount and type of contact allowed at practice." This year, the organization ...
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  • Pop Warner football eliminates kickoffs
    (CNN)Pop Warner ... football organization to limit contact during practices. Rules forbid full-speed, head-on blocking or tackling drills in which the players line up more than 3 yards apart. Additionally, in 2010, Pop Warner implemented a concussion ...
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  • Pop Warner settles concussion suit filed by former player who committed suicide
    (CNN)Pop Warner, the nation's biggest and oldest youth football ... The program became the first youth football organization to limit contact during practices, in 2013, and rules forbid full speed head-on blocking or tackling drills in which the players ...
    03/9/2016 - 7:54 am | View Link
  • Pop Warner seeks to stem concussions
    Youth football leagues in Greater Boston will sharply limit head-to-head contact during practices ... In addition, he said, Pop Warner has a strict rule when a player has been diagnosed with a concussion. “Any player who suffers a head or neck injury ...
    06/23/2012 - 6:54 pm | View Link
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  • Rule Changes Regarding Practice & Concussion Prevention
    By Pop Warner National Office June 13, 2012 In our continuing efforts to provide the safest playing environment for our young athletes, and in light of developing ...
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  • Football Safety
    Datalys Institute’s research data show that Pop Warner Rules and Heads-Up Football Training result in injury rate that has 87% fewer injuries than non-Heads-Up/non ...
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  • Mt. Baldy Pop Warner Football Conference
    Welcome to the Mt. Baldy Pop Warner Football Conference Website. Welcome to the home of the Mt. Baldy Pop Warner Football and Cheer Conference. The Mt. Baldy ...
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  • Northern Indiana Pop Warner Little Scholars
    Pop Warner now offering NFL/USA Flag and unlimited weight divisions. Please contact your Association President for more details. For signup dates, click on "Town ...
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  • Pop Warner football eliminates kickoffs
    (CNN)Pop Warner, the nation's oldest youth football program, announced Thursday that it has become the first national football organization to eliminate ...
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