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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    (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 - 8:42 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 - 5:33 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
  • 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 limits contact in youth practice
    Pop Warner football players won't be taking quite as many hits from now on. The youth organization said it is limiting contact in practice to try and make the game safer for young players starting this year. It said coaches must limit contact to no more ...
    06/14/2012 - 1:18 am | View Link
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