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"Playing Through Your Injuries"

Playing Through Your Injuries-

The NFL, the National Football League schedule is in full gear. Yesterday as I flipped between several of the games, the point was made by several commentators that many of the teams are not at one hundred percent strength and capability because of injuries to one or more key players. 489 more words

Five years after breaking neck in HS game, Tyler Vitiello continues long road back

A single tear trickled down his mother’s cheek.

Christine Vitiello wiped away the others welling in her eyes. Tears of gratitude. Tears of heartache. Even she cannot tell them apart as she told her son’s story, a story that is part miracle, part tragedy. 795 more words


Injured football player's parent sues Rutherford County

A parent of a Rutherford County middle school football player has filed a federal lawsuit against the Rutherford County Board of Education after her son sustained a traumatic brain injury last year. 369 more words


Concussion Prevention in High Schools

Joseph Atkin, MD CAQSM and Cynthia Cox ATC-L from Bingham High School tell us how schools are working to prevent concussions. 21 more words

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New Jersey schools to have first of its kind no-tackle scrimmage

Blair Academy in New Jersey has long had a policy of no tackling in practice.

With a small roster that’s hovered around 35 players on the varsity and junior varsity combined, the school couldn’t afford to lose players to injury. 896 more words


Crestwood (S.C.) football player airlifted to hospital following injury in preseason jamboree

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A Crestwood (Sumter, S.C.) High football player was airlifted to a hospital after suffering a reported head and neck injury during a preseason jamboree on Friday night against Marion. 76 more words