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Concussion Legacy Foundation Webinar to Examine Latest Developments in Concussion Litigation

The Concussion Legacy Foundation (CLF) will host an hour-long webinar on April 8, starting at 9:15 a.m., that will address some of the latest developments in concussion litigation as well as the proactive initiatives the CLF is undertaking in the space. The panel addressing these topics will feature Peter Carfagna as moderator. Besides being an…
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$2.9 million NIH grant will help IU researcher expand work on subconcussive impacts

Every year, nearly 2.5 million U.S. high school athletes participate in contact sports. Each of these athletes sustains an average of 650 subconcussive head impacts in a single season, hits that can negatively affect brain health. A $2.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will help researchers at Indiana University determine whether, and…
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Players flagged for targeting may be able to remain in bench area

College football players disqualified for targeting might be able to remain on the sidelines starting with the 2020 football season. The NCAA Football Rules Committee, which met this week in Indianapolis, recommended the rules change Friday. All rules proposals must be approved by the NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel, which is scheduled to discuss proposed…
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