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Get Your Head Out of the Game? Player Safety Movement Makes Its Way to High Schools

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The NFL and NCAA’s concussion crisis and player safety initiatives have been well-chronicled, praised, criticized and debated. However, the issue of player safety at the high school level has often been ignored, although that’s changing. “Youth exposure to repetitive head impacts in tackle football may reduce one’s …

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Predators Defeat Avalanche, Advance to Semifinals

The Nashville Predators’ quest for their first Stanley Cup charges on. The Presidents’ Cup winners blanked the Colorado Avalanche, 5-0, Sunday in Game 6 of their first-round series to advance to the next round. The Predators will face the Winnipeg Jets in the Western Conference Semifinals. Dates and times for …

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Pivotal Game 3’s in NHL Monday Night

There are four Game 3’s in the Stanley Cup Playoffs tonight. In the Eastern Conference, Atlantic Division rivals Toronto and Boston face off in Toronto at 7 p.m., while the Tampa Bay Lightning and New Jersey Devils face off in New Jersey at 7:30 p.m. The Bruins and Lightning lead …

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Gators Gymnastics Wins NCAA Regional, Headed Back to NCAA Championships

The No. 5 Florida Gators gymnastics team won its six-team NCAA regional Saturday night in State College, Pa. and will compete for the national championship in two weeks. Six regionals, each consisting of six teams, took place this weekend. The top two teams from each regional advanced to the NCAA …

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Bulldogs Headed Back to Final Four in Search of Redemption

The Mississippi State Bulldogs women’s basketball team is going to the Final Four for the second consecutive year. The No. 1 seed Bulldogs (36-1) defeated the No. 3 seed UCLA Bruins (27-8), 89-73, Sunday night at the Sprint Center in Kansas City. Head coach Vic Schaefer’s Bulldogs take on fellow …

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Michigan State Upset in Second Round

In a wild and unpredictable NCAA Tournament, the Michigan State Spartans became the latest upset victim on Sunday. The No. 11 seed Syracuse Orange (23-13) eliminated the No. 3 seed Spartans (30-5), 55-53, in the second round at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Michigan. Spartans’ head coach Tom Izzo says …

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Mississippi State Makes NIT

On Sunday night, the Mississippi State Bulldogs found out their postseason fate. They are a four seed in the National Invitation Tournament and will host fifth-seeded Nebraska Wednesday night at 9:00 ET. If the Bulldogs defeat the Cornhuskers, they would face Baylor or Wagner in the second round. https://twitter.com/HailStateMBK/status/972996106052423680 The …

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Pistons Coach Van Gundy Rips NCAA

Former Orlando Magic coach and current Detroit Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy is not a fan of the NCAA, and he’s not holding anything back. On Sunday, reporters asked Van Gundy his thoughts on the NCAA in the midst of the FBI investigation into corruption and cheating in college basketball. …

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Patrick Crashes out of Final Race

It wasn’t the way Danica Patrick wanted to go out. Athletes dream of winning the big game, match or race and riding off into the sunset. That didn’t happen for Danica Patrick, the most accomplished and inspirational female driver in racing history. Patrick, 35, crashed out of the Daytona 500, …

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