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Texas JV football player dies after injury in game

I am so sorry to pass along this news, but a family member just told me 15yo Aaron Singleton passed away this afternoon. pic.twitter.com/kKz6DuHN4l

— Lauren Zakalik (@wfaalauren) …

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Lasting Impact: New book examines question of should you let your son play football

It’s a question every parent of a young boy is faced with, and it’s harder to answer than ever.

Will we let our sons play football? 1,683 more words

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Scary Sickle Cell

Living at altitude there are some things that you become hyper aware about. One of the more obvious things is the lack of oxygen in the air. 703 more words

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Concussed Kids Too Often Return Right Away To Playing Fields

You can’t always protect people from themselves – but coaches of young footballers who return to play on the same day they’ve been concussed should be disciplined. 339 more words

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Archbishop Murphy (Wash.) wins on field after five forfeits when opponents refused to play

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Archbishop Murphy (Everett, Wash.) played its first game in a month on Saturday against Olympic High School (Silverdale, Wash.).

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N.J. lawmakers say they'll introduce student accident insurance measure

Two New Jersey state legislators didn’t waste any time addressing the Paterson Public Schools’ elimination of student accident insurance.

State Sen. Paul A. Sarlo (D-Wood-Ridge) and Assemblyman Benjie Wimberly (D-Paterson) announced in a joint statement Thursday afternoon that they will introduce legislation requiring public schools in New Jersey to provide accident and injury insurance for students who participate in school sports and other extracurricular activities. 395 more words

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Concussions Make a Big ImPACT on Player Performance

It’s that time of year again – the scent of pumpkin spice is in the air and our beloved football is back to fill our weekends. 486 more words

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