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Football Safety

Safety in Youth Football -- Finding Solutions, Not Fault

Jen Cohen | Posted 02.26.2015 | Sports
Jen Cohen

Football safety in America is a relevant topic with head injuries and long-term effects taking center stage. Everyone has an opinion. I'm sounding off as the mother of twin athletes who is more concerned about finding solutions than finding fault.

Face It: Can We Be a Country Without Football?

Michele Willens | Posted 02.03.2015 | Sports
Michele Willens

I have heard people predict that the NFL could be gone a decade from now. But they are quickly reminded that it is the most popular spectator sport, (as were the gladiators) and the networks won't part with all that money.

Mike Golic's Optimism for Safe Football Is Pure Fantasy

Brian Patrick Harmon | Posted 01.31.2015 | Sports
Brian Patrick Harmon

Forgive my pessimism, but as long as football continues to attract these types of "You hit like a girl!" gorillas to teach the game to children, no amount of Heads Up football is going to make the sport safer.

5 Things We Learned From Visiting A Football Helmet Factory

Co-hosts of 'Made Right Here' | Posted 01.19.2015 | Sports
Co-hosts of 'Made Right Here'

In November, football is at a fever pitch in America at every level of the sport - in high school bleachers, collegiate stadiums and professional dome...

Jewish Ethics and the NFL

Arnold M. Eisen | Posted 04.02.2014 | Religion
Arnold M. Eisen

The ethical issue is not viewers' pleasure at the injuries, but our enjoyment in and support of professional football, knowing full well the damage done in the normal course of a game to players' bodies and minds.

Reggie Bush: NFL Games Are 'Just Like Being In A Car Crash'

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 12.04.2013 | Sports

The roster of NFL players taking issue with Thursday games just got a big-name recruit: Detroit Lions running back Reggie Bush, reports CBS Detroit. ...

Is Football Just Too Dangerous?

Larry Strauss | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Larry Strauss

Should there even be high school football? Just asking that question is probably an affront to players and their fans at every level. But I'm asking because the question needs to be asked. Because don't we put student safety above all else?

What Every Parent Should Know: Making Football Better and Safer for Our Kids

Charlotte Jones Anderson | Posted 11.17.2013 | Parents
Charlotte Jones Anderson

I grew up watching football, and my two sons, ages 18 and 12, are no different. In my family, football is more than a sport -- it's a passion. After my sons asked persistently, I decided to let them play the game.

For Fear Of The Game? NFL Concussion Issues Change Thinking About Youth Football

AP | CHRIS JENKINS | Posted 05.26.2012 | Sports

-- Already uneasy about the idea of letting her 7-year-old son Jason start playing tackle football, Elizabeth Giancarli made up her mind when former ...

NFL Lockout Spurs Concerns About Players' Health, Safety

AP | By BARRY WILNER | Posted 09.28.2011 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK -- NFL doctors and experts in heat-related illnesses spoke with each team this week. The message, delivered loud and clear: practice caution....