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
    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 - 7:44 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
  • 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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  • Sports Channel | MomsTeam
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  • Head Injuries in Football
    Coverage from The New York Times about head injuries in football and the effects of repeated concussions on current and former N.F.L. players.
    02/15/2017 - 10:37 pm | View Website
  • Mile High Football League
    The 9th Annual Spring 2017 Mile High Football League is now taking Player Registrations! All players must register and pay online. Parents will need to create an ...
    02/15/2017 - 10:37 pm | View Website
  • Pop Warner
    Pop Warner is the largest and oldest youth football and cheer & dance program in the world. Pop Warner is the only youth football and cheerleading organization that ...
    02/15/2017 - 3:46 am | View Website
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