Youth sports

FILE - In this March 1, 2018, file photo, Chris Borland, a former NFL linebacker and Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year for the University of Wisconsin, testifies before a Illinois House Mental Health Committee hearing in Springfield, Ill., on House Bill 4341, which would ban tackle football for kids under 12 years of age. Borland was illustrating how repetitive sub-concussive hits that begin when children play impact sports can be as dangerous as a single hit that results in a concussion. Democratic state Rep. Carol Sente, third from right, the sponsor of the proposal told The Associated Press Wednesday, April 18, 2018, the measure lacks the votes to pass this session. (Rich Saal//The State Journal-Register via AP, File)
April 18, 2018 - 5:39 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A proposal aimed at delaying the effects of helmet-banging head trauma by banning Illinois children younger than 12 from playing tackle football lacks the votes this spring, its sponsor said Wednesday. Rep. Carol Sente said parents and taxpayers "need more time to absorb...
Read More
April 18, 2018 - 1:49 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The sponsor of a proposal to ban Illinois children younger than 12 from playing tackle football told The Associated Press on Wednesday that the measure aimed at delaying the effects of helmet-banging head trauma lacks the votes to pass this session. Rep. Carol Sente, a...
Read More
April 18, 2018 - 1:46 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The sponsor of a proposal to ban Illinois children younger than 12 from playing tackle football tells The Associated Press the measure lacks the votes to pass this session. Democratic Rep. Carol Sente (SEN'-tay) of Vernon Hills says a House floor would fall short. She will...
Read More
Mourners comfort each other as people attend a vigil at the Elgar Petersen Arena, home of the Humboldt Broncos, to honor the victims of a fatal bus accident in Humboldt, Saskatchewan on Sunday, April 8, 2018. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)
April 09, 2018 - 12:22 am
HUMBOLDT, Saskatchewan (AP) — This shattered town mourned its revered local youth hockey team, trying to come to grips with a devastating highway accident that killed 15 players and team personnel and injured the other 14 people on their bus. People filed into the team's home arena Sunday night for...
Read More
Humboldt Broncos' Nick Shumlanski, who was released from hospital earlier today, looks at photographs of other victims during a vigil at the Elgar Petersen Arena, home of the Humboldt Broncos, to honor the victims of a fatal bus accident in Humboldt, Saskatchewan on Sunday, April 8, 2018. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)
April 09, 2018 - 12:20 am
HUMBOLDT, Saskatchewan (AP) — A shattered Canadian town mourned its revered local youth hockey team, trying to come to grips with a devastating highway accident that killed 15 players and team personnel and injured the other 14 people on their bus. People filed into the team's home arena Sunday...
Read More
Humboldt Broncos' Nick Shumlanski, who was released from hospital earlier today, looks at photographs of other victims during a vigil at the Elgar Petersen Arena, home of the Humboldt Broncos, to honor the victims of a fatal bus accident in Humboldt, Saskatchewan on Sunday, April 8, 2018. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)
April 09, 2018 - 12:18 am
HUMBOLDT, Saskatchewan (AP) — This shattered town mourned its revered local youth hockey team, trying to come to grips with a devastating highway accident that killed 15 players and team personnel and injured the other 14 people on their bus. People filed into the team's home arena Sunday night for...
Read More
Mourners comfort each other as people attend a vigil at the Elgar Petersen Arena, home of the Humboldt Broncos, to honor the victims of a fatal bus accident in Humboldt, Saskatchewan on Sunday, April 8, 2018. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)
April 08, 2018 - 11:36 pm
HUMBOLDT, Saskatchewan (AP) — The people of this small town grieved at their hockey arena Sunday, laying flowers and jerseys in a makeshift memorial at the entrance and later gathering inside to mourn the deaths of 15 people when a semi-trailer slammed into the bus carrying the local youth hockey...
Read More
Mourners comfort each other as people attend a vigil at the Elgar Petersen Arena, home of the Humboldt Broncos, to honor the victims of a fatal bus accident in Humboldt, Saskatchewan on Sunday, April 8, 2018. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)
April 08, 2018 - 11:28 pm
HUMBOLDT, Saskatchewan (AP) — The people of this small town grieved at their hockey arena Sunday, laying flowers and jerseys in a makeshift memorial at the entrance and later gathering inside to mourn the deaths of 15 people when a semi-trailer slammed into the bus carrying the local youth hockey...
Read More
Mourners comfort each other as people attend a vigil at the Elgar Petersen Arena, home of the Humboldt Broncos, to honor the victims of a fatal bus accident in Humboldt, Saskatchewan on Sunday, April 8, 2018. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)
April 08, 2018 - 10:37 pm
HUMBOLDT, Saskatchewan (AP) — The people of this small town grieved at their hockey arena Sunday, laying flowers and jerseys in a makeshift memorial at the entrance and later gathering inside to mourn the deaths of 15 people when a semi-trailer slammed into the bus carrying the local youth hockey...
Read More
Mourners comfort each other as people attend a vigil at the Elgar Petersen Arena, home of the Humboldt Broncos, to honor the victims of a fatal bus accident in Humboldt, Saskatchewan on Sunday, April 8, 2018. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)
April 08, 2018 - 10:10 pm
HUMBOLDT, Saskatchewan (AP) — The people of this small town grieved at their hockey arena Sunday, laying flowers and jerseys in a makeshift memorial at the entrance and later gathering inside to mourn the deaths of 15 people when a semi-trailer slammed into the bus carrying the local youth hockey...
Read More

Pages