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New York City Weighs Bill to Require Doctors at Youth Football Games

New York City Weighs Bill to Require Doctors at Youth Football Games New York City is considering legislation that would require youth football games to have a doctor on the sidelines, a move aimed at preventing head injuries. “Football is a dangerous sport,” said New York City Councilman Corey Johnson, a Manhattan … Read more on […]

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Bill calls for doctor at youth football games

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. The hearing focused on the safety of young players who are even more vulnerable to brain injuries than their counterparts in high school, college and professional leagues. myfoxny.com […]

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College football returns to Yankee Stadium

Football will be played at Yankee Stadium on Saturday when the Penn State Nittany Lions take on the Boston College Eagles.“It’s a classic northeast rivalry. This is unbelievable. This is like old school, northeast rivalry,” said Yankees President Randy Levine. Unlike years past when snow and frigid weather prevailed, the 5th Annual New Era Pinstripe Bowl […]

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Rex Ryan: ‘I’m a confident person and I think I’m a decent football coach’

Rex Ryan insists he’s not worried about his future past Week 17. Sports stories from Newsday

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Oregon football: Marcus Mariota is heading to New York City

Oregon football: Marcus Mariota is heading to New York City "This will be my first trip to New York City, and I can't put into words how much it means to me and my family," Cooper said in a statement. "I am privileged to have the opportunity to represent our team at the Heisman ceremony. […]

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Columbia football coach resigns

Columbia football coach Pete Mangurian resigned Friday with a 21-game losing streak and amid reports about a letter that accused him of abusive coaching tactics. Mangurian was 3-27 in three seasons at the Ivy League school, including 0-10 this year, and the university had previously hired a consultant to review the program. myfoxny.com – NYC […]

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Columbia football players call for coach’s firing

Columbia’s student body opened their issues of the Columbia Spectator Thursday to learn that 25 members of the school’s football team alleged their coach forced players to play and practice while concussed.  myfoxny.com – Local News

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Long Island football team wins title for fallen teammate

Nearly two months to the day that Tom Cutinella collapsed on the football field following a head-jarring collision, his teammate New York News – NY Daily News

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High school football county championships live chat

Long Island’s top high school football teams square off this weekend for a county championship and a shot to reach the LIC. Sports stories from Newsday

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Sayreville head football coach not reinstated

The head coach of the Sayreville High School football team was not among the coaches that a Board of Education meeting on Tuesday recommended for reinstatement as teachers, according to a report. Head coach George Najjar and four other coaches have been suspended with pay since mid-October after seven players were charged in connection with […]

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Police: 2 Stabbing Incidents In 2 Days Following High School Football Games On Long Island

WYANDANCH, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Fights and stabbings followed two separate high school football games in as many days on Long Island, police said, though the violence didn’t appear to stem from the games themselves. Two men — one a teenager — were arrested and three people were hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries after the postgame stabbings […]

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New York Today: Experimental Football

New York Today: Experimental Football That's what this league is intended for.” The Bolts are also bringing pro football back to the city proper. Tonight's contest, against the Boston Brawlers, will be the first pro football game played in New York City since the Jets' farewell to Shea … Read more on New York Times […]

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Conduct that forced football cancellation probed

The Middlesex County prosecutor’s office is investigating “inappropriate conduct” by people connected to Sayreville High’s football team that caused the cancellation of a scheduled game, the school district’s superintendent said Friday. He said it was not related to accusations that an assistant football coach at the school possessed steroids. He said that case is the […]

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Special report: College football coaches’ salaries and perks are soaring

The nation’s 25 highest-paid college football coaches at public universities are paid an average of $ 3.85 million a year in guaranteed money — more than the $ 3 million Jets coach Rex Ryan earned last year. Sports stories from Newsday

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Tom Cutinella, Shoreham-Wading River HS football player, dead after injury in game, authorities say

Students returned to Shoreham-Wading River High School on Thursday morning, less than 24 hours after one of their classmates, a junior football player, died after colliding with an opposing player in a game. Sports stories from Newsday

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