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Big Daddy Youth Football Camp logo (Credit: Richard "Big Daddy" Salgado)

Schwartz: ‘Big Daddy’ Lends Another Helping Hand

For many kids in our area, summertime means going to camp and having plenty of fun. If you’re a youth football player, there’s even more reason to be happy thanks to the creation of a new football camp.

06/06/2014

Youth football players (/file credit: Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Bronx Assemblyman Proposes Bill Banning Kids Under 14 From Playing Tackle Football

Assemblyman Michael Benedetto said he believes the measure could potentially prevent young kids from getting concussions, which run the risk of causing brain damage.

01/17/2014

Youth football players (/file credit: Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Survey: One-Third Of U.S. Parents Less Likely To Let Son Play Football Due To Head Injury Risk

“Historically, youth football has fueled the NFL,” according to Dr. Keith Strudler, Director of The Marist College Center for Sports Communication. “Parents’ concern about the safety of the game could jeopardize the future of the sport.”

10/23/2013