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Wall Street Journal

Andrew Beaton

5 August 2020

Hanover, New Hampshire, United States

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Dartmouth College's football team reduced injuries and began winning more games after the coaching staff implemented non-contact tactics into practices, such as using robotic tackling dummies in place of the players t...

Religion News Service

Aysha Khan

30 January 2020

London, United Kingdom

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Grassroots initiatives are empowering Muslim women to bring their faith onto the court. Across several universities in London, new clubs are offering a safe and inclusive space for Muslim women to participate in sport...

USA Today

Kenny Jacoby

16 December 2019

San Antonio, Texas, United States

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A new college athletic policy called the “Tracy Rule” is gaining traction as more colleges are held accountable for the behavior of their student athletes. The Tracy Rule, which has been adopted by 12 NCAA schools so ...

The New York Times

Bill Pennington

7 November 2019

United States

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The rosters of sports teams at small liberal arts schools are often predominantly white and wealthy. Amherst College in Massachusetts has made a concerted effort to stop recruiting from the same "pay to play" pool and...

Grady Newsource

Phillip B. Hubbard

20 September 2019

Madison, Georgia, United States

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To better the health of their high school football athletes, Morgan County High School in Georgia implemented a program that focuses on ensuring the school's athletes are eating enough to compensate for the physical a...

Lake Oswego Review

Nate Mann

4 September 2019

Oregon, United States

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To reduce risk of concussions in high school football, high school coaches in Oregon are reducing the amount of impact time allowed during practices. Using the parameters established via the USA Football five levels o...

Cronkite News - Arizona PBS

Brendon Kleen

22 August 2019

Phoenix, Arizona, United States

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Champion Schools in Arizona put sports at the center of their curriculum, not to cultivate the next generation of professionals, but to build community and encourage active habits in its majority low-income student bo...

AZ Central

Priscilla Totiyapungprasert

29 July 2019

Phoenix, Arizona, United States

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Grassroots organization can generate change in carbon emissions practices at the community level. In Phoenix, the Chispa nonprofit organization that promotes environmental and social justice, is working to get schools...

The Washington Post

Roman Stubbs

18 June 2019

Fort Covington, New York, United States

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Allowing women on the St. Regis Mohawk Reservation to play lacrosse, historically an all-male sport in the Mohawk tradition, has had an empowering effect. In a time when “eighty-four percent of American Indian and Ala...

Arizona Daily Star

Caitlin Schmidt

8 March 2019

Waco, Texas, United States

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In the aftermath of multiple sexual assault incidents, Baylor University has moved toward turning what was once a culture of avoidance into a culture of accountability. The university has increased the staff, funding,...

Arizona Daily Star

Caitlin Schmidt

8 March 2019

Eugene, Oregon, United States

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Confidential points of contact allow victims to reach out about Title IX violations and sexual assault on their own terms. Following multiple incidents involving members of its basketball team, the University of Orego...

Portland Tribune

Amanda Waldroupe

15 February 2019

Hawaii, United States

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Oregon school districts are looking to Hawaii school districts to learn the best ways to implement athletic trainers into high school athletics programs across the state. Although there are many obstacles to overcome ...

Portland Tribune

Amanda Waldroupe

15 February 2019

Portland, Oregon, United States

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In Oregon, school are required by law to remove a child from play if they have been concussed, but not all schools have athletic trainers to assess the situation. Although it's still up to each individual school distr...

Cronkite News - Arizona PBS

Kelly Doyle

5 February 2019

Phoenix, Arizona, United States

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A new law that requires more recess throughout the day in Arizona's public schools is helping kids inside and outside of the classroom.

Investigate West

Shasta Kearns Moore

18 January 2019

Oregon, United States

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Because concussions can turn deadly if not managed correctly, several state legislatures have passed return-to-play laws that dictate when an athlete can return to the game. To complement this and offer resources to s...

Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service

Allison Dikanovic

14 November 2018

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

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Coaches have unique relationships with their players and Milwaukee is using that to help young men create healthy, respectful relationships as part of a pilot project using the curriculum Coaching Boys Into Men. The t...

Investigate West

Blair Stenvick

25 July 2018

Portland, Oregon, United States

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In Oregon, there is a law in place that helps guide public school officials in how to react to a child with a possible concussion, but that law doesn't address what to do if a child suffers a concussion during private...

The New York Times

Bill Pennington

18 July 2018

Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States

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New supports are being put into place for the referees of youth sports leagues in order to stop or punish harassment. These include signs, monitors in the stands, and a Facebook page that publicly shames out of contro...

Investigate West

Lee van der Voo

23 May 2018

Portland, Oregon, United States

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After a high school football player in Oregon was concussed in a game, his condition elevated to a traumatic brain injury when he was sent back in to play without proper rest. To combat this lapse in judgment from hap...

Christian Science Monitor

Sara Miller Llana

29 December 2017

Iceland

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In the late 1990s, Iceland had both a high rate of teen alcohol abuse and a lackadaisical attitude towards that abuse. Responses to these issues included instituting a curfew, investment in after school activities, an...

The New York Times

Ken Belson

13 December 2015

Rosewell, United Kingdom

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After a young rugby player died in Northern Ireland, his family and a brain expert set about to establish concussion guidelines, looking in part to the United States.

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