Posts Tagged Youth sports

East St. Louis boys basketball coach on paid leave

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — East St. Louis High School’s basketball coach has been placed on paid administrative leave while the district undertakes an unspecified investigation of him.

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NFL players who started young show more thinking problems

BOSTON (AP) — NFL veterans who started playing tackle football before the age of 12 are more likely to have cognitive difficulties after their careers, according to a study published on Wednesday in the journal Neurology.

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Nonprofit plans $1.3M fundraising campaign for youth hockey

DETROIT (AP) — A nonprofit is planning a $1.3 million fundraising campaign as part of its efforts to promote the growth of youth hockey in the Detroit area.

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Bill: Doctor would be required at NYC youth football games

NEW YORK (AP) — All youth football games would be required to have a doctor present to monitor possible concussions as part of legislation considered Friday by the New York City Council.

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