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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  • 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 ...
    07/30/2016 - 6:56 pm | View Link
  • Pop Warner football eliminates kickoffs in attempt to combat concussions
    Pop Warner football eliminates kickoffs in attempt to combat concussions As the concussion epidemic continues to plague the sport of football, Pop Warner is taking a revolutionary approach to limit the damage, eliminating kickoffs from some competition.
    05/13/2016 - 4:39 am | View Link
  • 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.
    05/12/2016 - 12:54 pm | View Link
  • 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 ...
    05/12/2016 - 7:36 am | View Link
  • 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
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  • Pop Warner youth football participation drops; NFL ...
    Pop Warner youth football saw ... a sign that the concussion crisis that began ... to minimize head contact. In the coming months, Pop Warner's Medical Advisory ...
    03/20/2017 - 9:03 pm | View Website
  • Rule Changes Regarding Practice & Concussion Prevention
    Pop Warner Concussion Policy; ... Pop Warner becomes the first youth football organization to officially limit contact during practices.
    03/19/2017 - 9:26 pm | View Website
  • Pop Warner Concussion Policy
    Contact Pop Warner ; ... Pop Warner Concussion Policy ... for a suspected head injury or concussion. Pop Warner recommends that all decisions be made in the ...
    03/19/2017 - 3:14 pm | View Website
  • Pop Warner Limits Contact in Practice
    The Pop Warner organization decided to limit contact in practice. ... the Pop Warner organization, ... Won't limiting contact turn football into a wimpy sport?
    03/18/2017 - 1:17 am | View Website
  • Pop Warner settles concussion suit filed by ex-player ...
    Pop Warner settles concussion suit filed by former player who committed suicide
    03/9/2016 - 3:48 pm | View Website
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