NASA is teaming up with the NFL Players Association (NFLPA) to help professional football players start businesses using technologies originally developed for spaceflight, according to a Federal agreement on space law signed in May but not previously reported. Under the deal, the space agency will hold a series of “technology transfer” workshops with interested players …

Russian President Vladimir Putin presented his Croatian counterpart Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic with a bouquet of flowers before their bilateral meeting in the Kremlin. She returned the favor by giving Putin a soccer jersey. “It’s for today’s game“said Grabar-Kitarovic, handing Putin the red and white checkered jersey, with the name of the Russian president printed on the …

Protective sports equipment developer Riddell recently introduced its Insite Training Tool (ITT), a football helmet impact data analysis system designed to protect players with individualized training to reduce the risk of concussions. ITT complements Riddell’s existing InSite impact monitoring system. Previously, the Insite system had three components: smart headsets worn by players, portable head impact …

New Both players exchanged shirts as a sign of friendship and mutual respect after a final final at Wankhede Stadium Swapping shirts at the end of a football match has been a familiar sight for decades. Remember Pelé and Bobby More swapping shirts and kissing after Brazil beat England 1-0 in the 1970 World Cup? …

Between concerns about CTE (Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy) in soccer players and the growing awareness of the dangers of concussions, there is arguably no bigger problem in sport than brain health. And a group of eighth-graders from New Jersey came up with an idea that could help instantly detect concussions on the playground. Last week, their …

The National Football League (NFL) and the NFL Players Association (NFLPA) have released their annual helmet lab performance test results, and for the second year in a row, the Vicis Zero1 helmet ranked # 1. The Zero1 also took the top spot in 2017, outperforming all other helmets in its first year on the market, …

I expected him to say Super Bowl XLVII. When I asked James Ihedigbo, who officially announced he was retiring from football on Monday, if he could relive a game in his career just to relive it, I assumed that being part of that championship winning team of the Baltimore Ravens that day would be the …

The recent Fall / Winter 2018 shows in Milan, London, Paris and New York saw designers play with tailoring techniques and exaggerate shapes and silhouettes. Think massive shoulder pads, which almost eclipse the wearer’s face, jellyfish fringes, and an orgiastic overdose of iridescence. The decadent ’80s have a moment right now with designers like Marc …

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LAWRENCE – Fear of concussions is changing the way football and other contact sports are played, as medical evidence shows that repeated hits to the head can cause lasting damage to the brain. Today, a company in Lawrence makes it easier to diagnose and follow up on concussions. It manufactures sensors for one of the …

LAWRENCE – Fear of concussions is changing the way football and other contact sports are played, as medical evidence shows that repeated hits to the head can cause lasting damage to the brain. Today, a company in Lawrence makes it easier to diagnose and follow up on concussions. It manufactures sensors for one of the …

Former LSU running back Leonard Fournette played an important role for the Jacksonville Jaguars in Sunday’s AFC Division playoff with the Pittsburgh Steelers. The dynamic rookie rushed for 109 yards and three touchdowns in the 45-42 win to send the Jaguars to the AFC Championship game against the New England Patriots. The secret of its …

As confetti rained and Georgian players celebrated a berth in the national championship, linebacker Lorenzo Carter wore the two pads that had helped him face Oklahoma 10 times. and a special golden set. He was looking for someone in the post-game din. “I had to go get him. I saw the green hair – I …

Welcome to Thomas Insights – every day we post the latest news and analysis to keep our readers up to date with what’s happening in the industry. Sign up here to receive the best stories of the day straight to your inbox. Football is a sport of maximum impact. Between the start and the end …

Lorenzo Carter of Georgia wore an impressive set of epaulettes after Georgia defeated Oklahoma at the Rose Bowl. In the second overtime period of an epic college football playoff game, Carter blocked an Austin Seiber 27-yard field goal attempt to keep the scoreline at a 48-48 deadlock. Two games later, Bulldogs backer Sony Michel scored …

Ole Miss quarterback Shea Patterson is among the Rebel players Michigan is recruiting to transfer following NCAA sanctions Ole Miss received last week, and he’s starting to look more and more like his departure for Ann Arbor. In a photo that was taken and circulated on social media, Patterson appears to be wearing a Michigan …

Sponsored by Nike Buying gifts for football fans is easy: gift them a hoodie, hat or knickknack with their favorite team’s logo, and you’re good to go… something they’ve probably unboxed a few times before. That’s why a Nike Salute to Service Jersey is the perfect gift for the soccer fans on your list. It …

A representative from VICIS, Inc. will be at the Bank of Colorado Event Center at Northeastern Junior College (NJC) for a briefing on Tuesday, December 5, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The meeting is open to coaches, athletes and their parents. VICIS, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of football helmets that mitigate linear and …

They stand side by side in the belief that they have improved the safety of NFL players down to the level of high school football. With the NFL obsessed with helmet innovation to reduce concussions and calm the growing uproar against the CTE, Jersey guys Ted Monica and Bob Broderick have witnessed an explosion of …

Jim Osborn | The Columbus Telegram COLUMBUS – A dream season for the Scotus Central Catholic Shamrocks of 1967 ended with a state football championship, but the campaign started on a somewhat sour note when more than 20 boys were transferred from school private to the local public school system. But the exodus of the …

NEW YORK >> The best performing helmet in NFL testing this year is used by 50 players across only half of the NFL teams. However, its developer is “delighted” with the number, while expecting the VICIS Zero1 to cling to Larry Fitzgerald’s passage. Yes, it seems strange that equipment that some have called revolutionary and …

Three months after the Indian national soccer team first wore it to a match, the new official jersey was finally released for sale by manufacturer Nike earlier this month. Why Nike made Indian soccer fans wait so long to buy the jersey is something we wrote earlier. But even after the rather delayed launch, Nike’s …

Athens Shortly after Davin Bellamy sacked Notre Dame quarterback Brandon Wimbush to seal Georgia’s victory over the Fighting Irish, Georgia’s outside linebacker donned golden epaulets studded with silver spikes. The shoulder pads – inspired by the UGA Spike Squad shoulder pads – were introduced this season by defensive coordinator Mel Tucker as an incentive to …

It was hard to miss Davin Bellamy after forcing a fumble late in Georgia’s game against Notre Dame last weekend. Shortly thereafter, Georgia’s senior outside linebacker was quite wearing the outfit. Bellamy had an extra pair of shoulder pads on his jersey. The pads were gold in color down to the shadow of Notre Dame’s …

EAST HANOVER, NJ – NFL players watch in disbelief as Bob Broderick puts his hand between a pair of XRD foam pads, then slams a helmet at full force. He doesn’t even wince, then takes her hand and shakes each player’s hand. This scene has been repeated dozens of times by Broderick and Ted Monica, …

EAST HANOVER, NJ (AP) NFL players watch in disbelief as Bob Broderick puts his hand between a pair of XRD foam pads, then slams a helmet full force. He doesn’t even wince, then takes her hand and shakes each player’s. This scene has been repeated dozens of times by Broderick and Ted Monica, whose company …

Houston Texans safety Andre Hal (29) is bracing for a hitting Wednesday night. Hal wears the new Vicis Zero1 helmet, which flexes on impact. CREDIT: Getty Images the NFL has taken a step forward in safety, as the majority of the league’s 32 teams have equipped their players with the number one concussion prevention helmet …

New helmet tech aims to make football safer Smart & Safe Tech: A new helmet technology company, Vicis, is working to make football safer. With the help of chief engineers, neurosurgeons and professional athletes, Vicis uses advanced technology to create a helmet that absorbs shock better. For over half a century, football helmets have done …

The Cincinnati Bengals put on shoulder pads on Sunday for their third practice at training camp of the 2017 offseason. In front of 2,200 fans in the summer sun, the day was filled with both positive and negative news. Unfortunately, injuries were the focus on Sunday. It seems there was more to Michael johnson and …

GEMMA Collins took to the internet last night when she attended the ITV summer party in an eye-catching dress. The 36-year-old went for an ’80s-style number with huge epaulettes and interesting gathered details, and while GC still looks glamorous, those online couldn’t help but point out that her dress looked like an American footballer. 14 …

Various Dallas-area schools will be represented in the 7-on-7 State Football Tournament this weekend in College Station. Wakeland, seeking its first-ever 7-on-7 state title, is the only Frisco ISD program to qualify after defeating other state-related teams in Plano and Lovejoy in qualifying matches. Another school in the area heading statewide is powerhouse Celina, who …

In 2014, it looked like Eric Winston’s career in the NFL was drawing to a close. Over the span of two years, Winston spent time with four different NFL teams, two of which freed him (Texans in 2012, Seahawks in 2014). This latest iteration came before the final rosters were even set, as Seattle didn’t …

August is usually the time of year when Costa Mesa High football players can try out epaulettes. A few months ago, coach Glen Fisher visited the equipment room to examine the condition of the pads, some of which will be older than his players. “You could see that the situation with our shoulder pads was …

TAMPA – Hard knocks, the award-winning HBO series that raises the curtain on an NFL team with full training camp preview, has selected the Tampa Bay Bucs to be the show’s 12th season featured team. So what’s the best way to describe Hard knocks? Think American Idol. Mix in some Survivor. Add a pinch of …

SALEM, ill. – In its oldest form, a scarlet-colored Rutgers football helmet looks like a bowl of cherry Dippin ‘Dots. Much like the so-called “ice cream of the future,” the Schutt Sports Manufacturing Company is the reverse of Baskin Robbins. Instead of serving 31 flavors, there are 13 different colors of resin beads – each …

Despite the fact that football continues to enjoy immense popularity around the world (estimates have a fan base of 400 million or more), the sport remains under constant scrutiny for its approach – or lack thereof – to concussions. In light of this continued criticism, the NFL finally recognized the negative impact of concussions on …

Adrian designed this set for the 1962 film “Lovely to Look At”.Eileen Costa What do Dorothy’s red slippers and Joan Crawford’s epaulettes have in common? They were designed by MGM’s star couturier Adrian, whose designs for classics such as “The Wizard of Oz”, “Grand Hotel” and “The Women” helped create Hollywood glamor. But as a …

Some have speculated that the beautiful sport of football could be wiped out due to concussions and safety concerns, but there’s so much money and support for the game that we’re not ready to give up just yet. give up on the future of football! The boys @ Gridiron Laboratories showed us a glimpse into …

We live in an age where everything from thermostats to refrigerators to, yes, toilets, are becoming “smart”. However, football helmets have yet to join the fray. Sure, they’ve gone from the padded rubber bits they were a century ago, but beyond improving safety features there’s potential beyond just adding radios so a few selected players …

After the NRA started scolding Lady Gaga and warning her not to make any political statements on her Super Bowl halftime show, it seemed inevitable that she would. But instead, she chose to focus on music and a journey through her inimitable discography. After a breathtaking flying stunt From the top of the stadium that …

Bill Gates is ready for football. Good kind of. He is one of several inventors and investors listed in a recent patent filing for a football helmet that uses internal sensors to assess a player’s concussion risk in real time. Like other high-tech football helmets, they are all the rage just now – the prototype …

In his 10 seasons in the NFL, Michael Bennett went from an undrafted free agent with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to a Pro Bowl-level player with the Seattle Seahawks to a big name acquisition for the Philadelphia Eagles. . And every step of the way, the colorful defensive end has done things his own way. …

Steve Hockstein | For NJ Advance Media The stars of the week 11 Matt Stypulkoski | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com Winners of week 11 The semifinals of the playoffs produced many great performances. Here we’re handing out eight helmet stickers to some of those players who showed up in week 11. File photo from …

Another home football game is another chance to show off a new look for the state of Northwest Missouri. On Tuesday afternoon, the school released a design of the football helmet sticker the No.1-ranked Bearcats will wear in Saturday’s game against Missouri Western. Bearcats will wear white helmets and have the initials MAS on the …

The NFL and NCAA seem to believe that failure is generally the responsibility of the person, not their equipment. While that’s true in most cases, they couldn’t be more wrong on one very important front. In the case of the ongoing concussion saga in football, perhaps now is the time to stop deflecting blame. It …

Tony Romo entered the Dallas Cowboys training ground for the first time since his back injury yesterday to throw passes in individual drills. As we noted, Romo wore a t-shirt and shorts. Today Romo took it a step further and showed up with a helmet and shoulder pads to participate in the first individual exercises. …

There are a lot of unique features to love about college football uniforms. There’s the classic outfits from schools like Notre Dame and Alabama, and the stylish, ever-changing gear offered by programs like Oregon. But a tiny detail that is often overlooked these days are the helmet decals featured by teams like Ohio State and …

UNC unveiled their jersey combination for Saturday’s game against Virginia Tech The No. 17 North Carolina Tar Heels are gearing up for a big game in Chapel Hill on Saturday. Saturday’s game against the No. 25 Virginia Tech Hokies is important in terms of ACC Coastal Division standings. If UNC wins, it will be five …

CHARLESTON – Mitch Kimble’s footballing journey has taken a few turns along the way. He was part of the great era and he was part of the life of the Mississippi Valley Conference. And he said he was the happiest he had been to where his journey took him – Eastern Illinois University. After two …

Craig Hlavaty, Houston Chronicle September 30, 2016Updated: September 30, 2016 11:28 AM 1of9 On Saturday, October 1, 2016, the undefeated Texas A&M Aggies face the South Carolina Gamecocks on the road. In anticipation of the game, a handful of Aggie fans got their hands on a Gamecocks football helmet, beat it, and then fry it …

Jérémy Schneider | NJ.com Eye-catching efforts Joe Zedalis | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com Premium Each week, NJ.com will bring you the helmet sticker winners from each state conference. Here’s a look at the Week 3 winners. Make sure to click through the entire slideshow to see the winners for the entire season. (John Munson …

Coat those chicken wings orange coating and pour that light beer, because football is back. The NFL juggernaut kicks in tonight as the Panthers take on the Broncos to kick off the new season. The ball carriers, linebackers, the kicker and indeed each member of the team will be equipped with new equipment with the …

Concussions, aka the most minor of traumatic brain injuries, are scary things. Prevalent in many full-contact sports, they have fortunately been the subject of increasing mainstream attention in recent years, including the aptly named movie 2015 Concussion. Alberto Garcia, a student at Texas Tech, is among the technologists hoping Find a solution, yet. He spent …

JACKSONVILLE, Florida – Here are some news and notes from the third day of the Jaguars training camp. -Saturday was the first time players wore epaulettes since the end of last season. Since the start of the practice, each exercise was more intense. -Once again, WR Marqise Lee (hamstrings) and RB TJ Yeldon (ankle) were …

ANN ARBOR, MI – APRIL 01: Jabrill Peppers # 5 of the Michigan Wolverines relaxes during the Michigan Spring Soccer Game on April 1, 2016 at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus / Getty Images) By: Evan [email protected] Michigan fans will likely start lining up at the M Den early Sunday …

With so much attention paid to concussions and CTE, we often overlook the rest of the body when it comes to football-related injuries. EvoShield is a sports performance company specializing in protective equipment for athletes – and a few days ago EvoShield and Arizona Cardinals quarterback Drew Stanton delivered some very important equipment to the …

NRRiddellSpeedflexHelmet-2016.png The made-to-order Speedflex football helmet is the latest innovation from Riddell, the company building a production and distribution facility in North Ridgeville. NORTH RIDGEVILLE, Ohio — The Riddell Company, a developer of football helmets and related gear, is hosting a groundbreaking ceremony on July 13 to begin construction of a 347,205 square foot production …

Helmet maker Riddell is currently embroiled in a class action lawsuit, and it comes down to the company not caring about traumatic brain injury. Although it has known since 1969 – as newly discovered documents have shown – that helmets were unable to protect football players against concussions and other brain injuries, the company did …

Drake and soccer fans were left in equal measure confused and in awe earlier today after the 6God posted a series of images on Instagram displaying Italian soccer team Juventus FC’s bright pink away shirt Interestingly, we also noticed Ronnie Fieg wore the same jersey this week. Impressed because, as always, Drizzy dazzles with his …

Sporty style! Hailee Steinfeld wears mesh soccer jersey as mini dress as she performs at H&M store opening By Caitlin O’toole For Dailymail.com Posted: 1:47 AM EDT, April 21, 2016 | Update: 6:04 AM EDT, April 21, 2016 Hailee Steinfeld showed her athletic side on Wednesday. The actress and singer wore a mesh soccer jersey …

The Schutt Vision football helmet with integrated high-definition video camera system is shown at the Schutt Sports production site in Salem, Ill. On July 17, 2014. Photo by Huy Mach, [email protected] Huy Mach • By Lisa Brown St. Louis after the expedition Update at 5 p.m. with Schutt rereply The nation’s largest football helmet makers, …

Football is the American sport. And it is sometimes dangerous. Most sports can be. But concussions, traumatic brain injuries and their long-term side effects have become a sometimes deadly epidemic that can no longer be ignored by college and national football leagues. In September 2015, Reported on the front line that researchers identified the degenerative …

ANN ARBOR—A shock-absorbing football helmet system being developed at the University of Michigan could mitigate some dangerous physics that today’s head protection ignores. The engineering researchers making the system, called Mitigatium, were recently funded by a group that includes the National Football League. Their first prototype could lead to a lightweight, affordable helmet that effectively …

As the devastating effects of soccer-related concussions are better understood, many fear one of America’s great sports is in jeopardy. Non-football fans probably don’t care, as it’s easy to think of football players as fools; but to the communities and young Americans who are connected to each other and individually shaped by football — read …

Football is a simple physics game: one player has a ball, and many other players who don’t have the ball want to stop it in its tracks. Sometimes this interaction occurs at high speed. Speeds so fast that the parties involved collide with a G-force equivalent to a bowling ball falling on an 8-foot-tall head. …

An “upside down” helmet could be the answer to football’s concussion epidemic. Zero1, a prototype from the Seattle startup, vicischannels the protection techniques of a car bumper by deforming slightly on impact and then springing back into shape. Unlike standard helmets, the design is soft on the outside and hard on the inside to slow …

Like all 30-year-old married women in America, I recently became obsessed with the Justin Bieber video.sorry. “It has everything a good music video should have: a catchy beat, incredible dancers decked out in the best outfit from the ’90s, and the glaring absence of the masculine gaze. Bieber pulled an Sia-like disappearance act from the …

The University of Washington, which developed the helmet, Viconic Sporting for its cushion, and the US Army Research Laboratory for the tether will receive up to $ 1 million in additional funding from the National Football League, Under Armor and GE. “This is an opportunity to see what the future will look like,” Jeffrey Miller, …

NEW YORK – A shock-absorbing helmet, a cushion for artificial turf and a rubberized tether that slows the speed of the head back after a crash were products named winners of a research challenge co-sponsored by the National Football League . The University of Washington, which developed the helmet, Viconic Sporting for its cushion, and …

“It’s a good voice for the players,” said Aranda. “The players have a voice with the Catapult in terms of this training was tough, this training was tough for the players. “It’s broken down by periods, so you know which period has the most load on a player. Can we adjust this period to make …

Since Monday morning, Warren Buffett is worth $ 60.9 billion. It’s a relief, considering he put his dignity on the line on Sunday. The investor, ranked third richest in the world in 2015, wore a Miami Dolphins jersey on his shoulder pads for the team’s showdown with the Buffalo Bills. Warren Buffett is currently on …

Warren Buffett spotted in Suh jersey, shoulder pads at Miami Dolphins game Updated: September 27, 2015 at 9:19 p.m. CDT Warren Buffett looked set to play a few shots on Sunday, if the Miami Dolphins needed his services. plays for dolphins. Interestingly, the jersey also had shoulder pads underneath. According to ESPN, the two met …

The family and supporters of a New Jersey high school football player said Thursday that his helmet hitting an opponent was an accident. During a game between Immaculata High School and Linden High School last Friday night at Linden’s Tiger Stadium, a defensive lineman Linden was filmed in the second quarter hitting an Immaculata offensive …

If there’s one image most associated with BYU sports, it’s probably a football player in Cougar Blue. Since BYU began participating in college football in 1922, the Cougars have strived to establish a culture of achievement and pride. Over the course of nearly 100 years of the game, the Cougars have worn dozens of different …

The 2015 National Football League (NFL) season kicks off Thursday, as the New England Patriots host the Pittsburgh Steelers in a game that will not only mark the start of a new year of hard-hitting grill action, but also a new high. the technological age for sport as a whole. According to DSI, as the …

It’s not just high school football teams kicking off this fall. The youth teams are also ready to kick off. But one group suffered a defeat even before the start of the season. The Dougherty County Xtreme Pop Warner organization discovered that up to 75 pairs of shoulder pads were stolen from the group’s building …

Saturday marked the first time the San Diego state football team had trained with protections, even if they were only shoulder pads. After the team’s third practice before the 2015 season, a big question remains: who will be the quarterback? There is still no answer. Head coach Rocky Long mentioned during Mountain West media day …

During his four years at Notre-Dame, Joey getherall rarely seen as a career away from the football field or the business world. Joey Getherall worked out a Special Olympics event with his K-9, Travis, earlier this summer. (Photo: Contributory Photo / Joey Getherall) But when a three-year NFL career ended in 2003 and the time …

Saturday marked the first time the San Diego State football team practiced with pads, even if it was just shoulder pads. After the team’s third practice before the 2015 season, one big question remains: who will be the quarterback? There is still no answer. Head coach Rocky Long mentioned on Mountain West media day that …

The NFL is about to take a high-tech leap. After testing Zebra Technologies’ MotionWorks RFID system in 18 stadiums last year, the league will use wireless tracking technology by integrating it into each player’s shoulder pads. According to Wired, fans will be able to view player vector data, including speed, distance and direction traveled during …

Stanford Report, July 20, 2015 A growing body of evidence suggests that concussions in football are caused by the sudden rotation of the skull. David Camarillo’s lab at Stanford has evidence that suggests current football helmet testing doesn’t account for these movements. By Bjorn Carey THE Cicero Multiple exposure shows the effect of an impact …

When your favorite baseball team starts playing over the next week or so, check out the equipment the batters wear: batting gloves, elbow pads, wrist guards, and leg guards. You will notice the products by EvoShield, the official supplier of protective equipment to Major League Baseball. In the crowded sportswear and equipment market dominated by …

While steadily improving the product on the field under head coach Todd Graham over the past three seasons, the Arizona State Sun Devils have also been at the forefront of college football fashion. In 2014, the Devils wore eight (count them) different helmets in their 13 games – the second-highest among Pac-12 teams in just …

The Auburn football helmet has received an interesting new concept. So many teams now have alternate helmets and uniforms, is that a good idea for the Tigers? With the exception of the facial mark color, the Auburn football helmet has remained largely unchanged since 1966, when the interlocking UA replaced the blue numbers on the …

Illinois football may have received a new helmet in the school’s Nike Rebrand. However, could the Illinois football helmet be even better? Ahead of the 2014 football season, Illinois Athletics announced their new uniform rebranding at the University of Illinois. It was the first time that Illini fans saw the brand new “Block I” logo …

UNC Football gets a helmet overhaul. Let us know in the comments if you like the new lids! North Carolina launched new uniform designs in April 2013, releasing a new color scheme based on white, blue, and black. The new design has received mixed reviews, but I think fans have come to love the new …

The Georgia football helmet has a cool new design, along with many other teams. Alternate uniforms, third jerseys, and special-edition apparel have become all the rage in all sports, even in the traditionalist realm of college football. Recently, Deeyung Entertainment, which newly designed concept helmets for all 32 NFL teamshas now branched out into college …

Vanderbilt defensive end Caleb Azubike admits some skepticism when a GPS device was inserted into his shoulder pads during a recent football practice. “I had no idea what it was or how it worked, but I knew it was the GPS that our strength coaches put there to help the team,” said Azubike. “I actually …

The Wisconsin Badgers defeating Auburn in the Outback Bowl and finally claiming a win in six years was a big time and much of that victory was close. Sam arneson. He had a memorable 4th and 5th reception with less than a minute left in the fourth quarter to keep the drive alive and give …

By Peter Schwartz»More columns While concussions continue to be a major concern at all levels of football, helmet manufacturers continue to make advancements in player safety and reducing the risk of head injuries. In 2014, Riddell took a big step forward in this area with the unveiling of the SpeedFlex helmet. READ MORE: COVID breach …

Frank Orgel ALBANY, GA (WALB) – Frank Orgel didn’t always have to use a wheelchair and struggled with having paralysis on the left side of his body associated with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as the disease of Lou Gehrig or ALS. The 76-year-old Albany native was once the defensive coordinator for Auburn University’s football …

An electrical fire caused extensive smoke damage to the Cook-Wagner Athletics Pavilion at Simon Kenton High School before midnight Wednesday, threatening to cancel the school’s traditional night game. The game, however, against Bullitt Central High School in Shepherdsville, will start on time at 7 p.m. Friday because northern Kentucky school districts donated helmets and shoulder …

Virginia Tech found that Riddell’s new helmet design worked better than any other. Through JIM AVILA and FELICIA PATINKIN October 23, 2014, 4:35 p.m. • 6 minutes to read Share on FacebookShare on twitterEmail this article ?? – Preventing concussions has become a top priority for elite players and anyone with a child wearing a …

Superfan With Tom Brady’s Football Helmet Tattooed On Head Arrested For Possession Of Synthetic Marijuana In Florida Victor Thompson told cops in St. Petersburg that he had just moved to Florida and didn’t know drugs were illegal there Thompson was searched after he trespassed outside a community center Tattoos also include a small American flag …

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Arkansas State University called an audible and decided to reverse its decision to ban commemorative crosses that football players had placed on their helmets to honor two fallen teammates. The team had been ordered to remove or modify the stickers of the small cross, in honor of …

The largest manufacturer of football helmets in the United States revamps its design. By JIM AVILA and SERENA MARSHALL August 27, 2014, 12:09 p.m. • 4 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article — — In sports labs across the country, the race is on to find products that protect the brain from …

“We are delighted to officially introduce the SpeedFlex as the next step in Riddell’s rich history of football innovation,” said Dan Armament, president of Riddell. “With this helmet, we have sought to improve player protection while delivering tangible benefits to the athlete. We believe these new features will quickly become design standards for Riddell and …

The NFL is getting a little more geeky this season. With help from Illinois Zebra Technologies, the league installs receivers in 17 stadiums which will follow the movements of the players thanks to two small RFID tags integrated inside the shoulder pads of each player. This will allow the NFL to record real-time positional data …

Shoulders: You love them or you hate them, right? I PLEASE, WELL SR THAT YOU HATE THEM. Who likes shoulder pads? Oh, are you “a bit of a fan of them”? Damn, I’m sorry… I just thought we were all kind of on the same page here. Of course, the shoulder pad is one of …

All photos via Russell Athletic Russell Athletic recently released their new CarbonTek shoulder pad system, which pretty much puts your current protections to shame. The outer shell is constructed from aerospace-grade carbon fiber, which is stronger than competitive products while weighing about 10% less. The pads also feature a military-grade buckle designed to reduce bulk …

If there is a good fit for carbon fiber, this is the world of contact sports. The material is stronger than steel while remaining incredibly light, a great combination for any activity where speed and range of motion is as important as protection. In recent years, carbon fiber has been used in golf club shafts, …

Russell Athletic It’s not just football helmets that get a full review and overhaul; the shoulder pads are also being redesigned. Carbon fiber – what they use in super light cars and the combination – is now used to make shoulder pads lighter, stronger and (it must be said) more expensive than ever. Although carbon …

Mad Men has earned a reputation for foreshadowing future plot points with cultural touchstones, providing viewers with hidden clues to decode. And Sunday’s midseason finale gave fans a glimpse of what could be a deadly development in the seasons to come. A new character was introduced named Sean, who conspicuously wore a football shirt read …

The NRG Tachyon football helmet’s 5-star rating follows its Bronze Edison Award™ win in April in the Applied Technology Protective Systems category. The NRG Tachyon is the only 5-star rated football helmet to earn the prestigious honor symbolizing innovation excellence and creative ingenuity in new product development. The NRG Tachyon joins its predecessor the Rawlings …

The problem of brain damage in football has become one of the many threats to the future of college sport, as well as to all other levels. The NCAA and several conferences face pending lawsuits over concussion issues. While governing bodies claim to prioritize player safety, clothing companies (and players themselves) are among those trying …

Texas A&M Aggies quarterback Johnny Manziel passes against the Vanderbilt Commodores at Kyle Field. (Thomas Campbell – USA TODAY Sports) Everything Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel does is a show. Today’s episode was his professional day in front of NFL scouts – and former President George HW Bush. Manziel did not pitch in front of …

Terrance Knighton, a 6-3, 335-pound defensive tackle for the Denver Broncos, has the lavish nickname Pot Roast. Perched on such a massive frame, its epaulettes seem almost decorative, as if they were tassels on a drum major. If they light up the Super Bowl on Sunday, casual football fans who haven’t watched a game in …

December 4, 2013 Football Jersey Day is a fundraising campaign to support Footy Force and the Bermuda Heart Foundation. Friday [Dec 6] people are encouraged to wear any soccer jersey of their choice with a $ 5 donation. All funds raised go directly to Footy Force and the Bermuda Heart Foundation. Funds raised for Footy …

By Dennis Thompson health day reporter MONDAY, Oct. 28 (HealthDay News) — High-tech helmets and custom mouthguards no more effectively reduce concussion risk for high school football players than low-cost helmets or off-the-shelf mouthguards , according to a new study . Neither specific brands nor more expensive protective gear resulted in fewer concussions among more …

It started out as a joke, but the more he thought about it, the more serious he felt about doing it. Offseason football practices hadn’t started yet, and Benjamin Gannon, a senior offensive and defensive lineman at Richmond High School, had time. He grabbed a friend to support him and took off. What did Gannon …