SLI: Youth football should curb hits in practice

Updated: February 1, 2013, 6:54 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS -- It defies logic that there are now far more precautions taken to protect NFL players from head trauma than youth and high school football players, said several current or former NFL players speaking on behalf of a group advocating safer sports.

The Sports Legacy Group visited the Super Bowl media center Friday to announce it was launching a national campaign to encourage youth and high school football programs to drastically curb or eliminate contact practices during the ...

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