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The plaintiff, Debra Pyka, sued after her son Joseph Chernach hanged himself in 2012. Chernach had played football with the league for four years, beginning at age 11. After Chernach’s death, doctors determined that he had suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy. … [Read more...] about Nation’s largest youth football league settles suit over brain disease
The Boise Black Knights were headed home Tuesday after winning a championship in California when a car rolled over in front of their vans on a highway south of Jordan Valley, Oregon. … [Read more...] about Youth football teams wins title, then rescues crash victims
Police say the bus was carrying a football team that had played in a championship game in Dallas over the weekend. Police say most of the injured are children who were taken to hospitals in Little Rock and Benton. … [Read more...] about 1 Child Dead When Charter Bus Carrying Youth Football Team Crashes in Arkansas
Increasingly, attention is on young people who may have suffered a similar fate. Jo Cornell of Rancho Bernardo is suing Pop Warner football for brain damage that afflicted her son, Tyler. After years of battling mental illness, he committed suicide as a young adult. A later examination of his brain showed he suffered from CTE. … [Read more...] about Tackle ban: Is it protecting kids vs. the football ‘way of life’?