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 - AZCentral.com
    Pop Warner youth football eliminates kickoffs in youngest divisions - San Jose Mercury News
    05/13/2016 - 1:28 pm | View Link
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  • 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 - 8:08 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 - 7:53 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 - 8:03 am | 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 ...
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    Datalys Institute’s research data show that Pop Warner Rules and Heads-Up Football Training result in injury rate that has 87% fewer injuries than non-Heads-Up/non ...
    06/24/2016 - 1:01 pm | View Website
  • Northern Indiana Pop Warner Little Scholars
    Pop Warner now offering NFL/USA Flag and unlimited weight divisions. Please contact your Association President for more details. For signup dates, click on "Town ...
    06/24/2016 - 10:52 am | View Website
  • Pop Warner youth football participation drops; NFL ...
    Pop Warner youth football saw participation drop 9.5 percent between 2010-12. Officials said several factors played a role, but the organization's chief ...
    06/24/2016 - 5:08 am | View Website
  • Mt. Baldy Pop Warner Football Conference
    Welcome to the Mt. Baldy Pop Warner Football Conference Website. Welcome to the home of the Mt. Baldy Pop Warner Football and Cheer Conference. The Mt. Baldy ...
    06/22/2016 - 11:04 pm | View Website
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