SOCCER HEADING BANNED

The United States Soccer Federation instituted polices on Monday that ban heading the ball for players 10 and younger and reduces headers in practices for players ages 11 to 13. The actions were taken in response to a class-action lawsuit filed last year that sought rules changes. Last year, Stefan Fatsis walked through the lengthy history on long-term brain injuries and heading. [Don’t Use Your Heads, Kids, Nov 10, Nov 2015 by Stefan Fatsis]

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