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Youth Football

Roxborough Eagles Keystone State League rep Jerry Bartholomew displays the new, safer helmet (left) next to the older model (right). (CreditL Paul Kurtz)

Youth Football Teams Turning To Safer Helmets, Techniques

Coaches and league officials are emphasizing attempting to take further steps to prevent head injuries.


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Ex-Youth Football League Director Gets Prison Time For Stealing From Organization

Federal prosecutors say 58-year-old David Marshall received a 27-month sentence Wednesday. He had pleaded guilty in January to wire fraud.


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Researchers Say Concussions Are A Serious Issue, Even For Youth Football Players

Researchers believe the youngsters should have some of the same medical examinations and interventions as older football players.


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Kids Losing Interest In Baseball

From 2000 to 2009, the most recent figures available show that the number of kids playing baseball fell 24% and despite concerns about concussions, youth football has soared.



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