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 group hitting concussion issue head-on
    More than 2,000 former players are suing the National Football League, claiming it concealed ... instituted in June by the national governing body -- Pop Warner Little Scholars -- that limit contact drills and scrimmaging to one-third of each practice ...
    08/13/2012 - 4:31 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 - 9:00 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 - 5:14 pm | View Link
  • Rah! Rah! Rah! Pop Warner Football Addresses Concussion Problems
    Jamie Reidy shares news that Pop Warner ... tackle football teams across the nation — issued new rules on Thursday, concerned about the health effects of hard hits on young athletes’ brains. Practice sessions will now limit the amount of contact ...
    06/19/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Pop Warner issues new rules in hopes of reducing youth football concussions
    With that backdrop and a sudden outpouring of parental concern, youth leagues in many sports, especially football, have scrambled to adjust. In 2010, Pop Warner started requiring players showing signs of a concussion to be cleared by a medical professional ...
    06/14/2012 - 12:13 am | View Link
  • Pop Warner Weighing Research and Risks in Concussion Prevention Efforts
    The unremarkable football career of Dr. Julian ... On Wednesday, in an attempt to limit head injuries to young players, Pop Warner issued new rules that put restrictions on the amount of contact players can have in practice. Jon Butler, the executive ...
    06/13/2012 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Pop Warner Tackles Concussions by Limiting Practice Contact
    Pop Warner said it’s the first youth organization to limit contact in practice. The changes at the grass-roots level come as the National Football League ... Pop Warner has had a concussion rule in place since 2010 that says any player that suffers ...
    06/13/2012 - 7:13 am | View Link
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  • Rule Changes Regarding Practice & Concussion Prevention
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