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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  • Pop Warner football eliminates kickoffs in attempt to combat concussions
    USA TODAY HSS SPORTS - As the concussion epidemic continues to plague the sport of football, Pop Warner is ... of kickoffs at its lowest levels, Pop Warner also enacted a rule that will limit the amount of contact drills to 25 percent of practice time.
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  • New safety guidelines limit contact in Pop Warner football
    The action at Pop Warner football practices is lower-impact this season. In an attempt to prevent concussions, the national youth sport organization announced rule changes in June that limit contact during ... said every concussion is of great concern.
    08/9/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Pop Warner seeks to cut 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 - 5:13 pm | View Link
  • Less pop in Pop Warner football
    When Mon River Pop Warner ... play football. Pop Warner said it is the “first youth sports organization to limit contact in practice.” “By instituting these new rules and providing our coaches with proper tackling training and education in concussion ...
    06/15/2012 - 1:30 pm | View Link
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