Illinois Youth Tackle Football Ban Dead For NowThe sponsor of a proposal to ban Illinois children younger than 12 from playing organized tackle football tells The Associated Press the measure lacks the votes to pass this session.
Tregg Duerson, Mike Adamle To Testify On Proposed Youth Tackle Football BanThe son of Bears great Dave Duerson was in Springfield on Thursday to urge lawmakers to approve legislation aimed at preventing concussions in young football players.
Illinois Lawmaker Seeking To Ban Tackling In Youth FootballA state lawmaker on Thursday planned to unveil legislation that would ban children under age 12 from playing tackle football in Illinois, in an effort to reduce head injuries.
One Football Season Increases Risk Of Brain InjuryNew research indicates teenage football players have an increased risk of long-term brain effects after just one season.
Baffoe: ‘League Of Denial’ Causes Me To Face An AddictionAsk me why I keep watching, and I’ll tell you I enjoy it despite very much knowing and accepting the brutal negatives. And I’m not ready to walk away yet.
Actor Found Seriously Injured In River NorthA north suburban actor was found severely injured in the River North neighborhood on Sunday morning, and a relative claims he was mugged at a local bar.

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