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GHSAA Limits Contact in Football in Nod to Concussion Prevention

The Georgia High School Athletic Association’s executive committee has unanimously approved rules that will limit full contact on the football field to 45 minutes per day and 135 minutes per week in the spring and preseason. The limits are even more restrictive during during the regular season and post-season, where teams may only participate in full contact for…
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Georgia Concussion Bill Stymied in House

Concussion policy in the public sports arena is one thing. How that policy applies to private sports leagues is not necessarily an apples-to-apples comparison. House Bill 673, sponsored by Rep. Billy Mitchell, D-Stone Mountain, was thought to be ready for passage, but last minute opposition by the private sector has relegated it to committee for…
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