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  1. Oakland Raiders' Matt Flynn's path to the pros - ESPN The Magazin...

    Carmen R. Thompson

    In ESPN The Magazine's Kids in Sports Issue Matt Flynn talks to Carmen R. Thompson about his childhood

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2013
  2. Tebow, Bellore team up on punt fake

    Jane McManus

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Jets linebacker Nick Bellore had never had a pass intentionally thrown his way -- not at any level, even going back to Pop Warner football. So when backup quarterback Tim Tebow hit him with a 23-yard pass from the punt for...

    Blog | October 14, 2012
  3. Hendricks' persistence is finally paying off

    Jane McManus

    ALBANY, N.Y. -- Dwayne Hendricks was too big to play Pop Warner football in seventh grade. The Giants defensive tackle was about five pounds over the weight limit, and as much as he wanted to be a player like his big brother Damien, he just didn't wa...

    Blog | August 14, 2012
  4. Football journey: Donald Thomas

    Mike Reiss

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Growing up in New Haven, Conn., Donald Thomas never played Pop Warner football. His high school didn't have a football team. This naturally makes his "football journey," and his four-year NFL career, unique. The 26-year-old ...

    Blog | January 07, 2012
  5. The true value of the fumble - Football Outsiders - NFL

    Bill Barnwell

    The Vikings and the Saints had a lot of trouble keeping a handle on the football in their NFC championship match up. But just how much did those fumbles cost each team? Football Outsiders tries to get a hold on the issue.

    Story | Conversation | January 25, 2010
  6. Rashard Mendenhall of Pittsburgh Steelers seeks second chance aft...

    The Steelers' Rashard Mendenhall is hoping for a second chance after being benched for not knowing his assignments.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2009
  7. Falcons seeking 3-0 start

    ATLANTA (Ticker) -- Michael Vick was still playing Pop Warner football the last time the Atlanta Falcons won their first three games. The Falcons look for their first 3-0 start in 18 years Sunday when they host the winless Arizona Cardinals. Vic...

    Preview | September 22, 2004
  8. Schonert gives up Pop Warner to reunite with Fassel

    Turk Schonert is going from coaching his 12-year-old son's Pop Warner football team to coaching the New York Giants' quarterbacks.

    Story | Conversation | January 21, 2003
  9. New York City council member wants law to require a doctor at eve...

    Tom Farrey

    While football as spectator sport has never been more robust, deep concern exists that the player pipeline could shrivel. The NFL is marketing to moms to keep kids playing. And a New York City council member thinks he may have solution.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2014
  10. Pop Warner youth football participation drops; NFL concussion cri...

    Steve Fainaru and Mark Fainaru-Wada

    Pop Warner youth football saw participation drop 9.5 percent between 2010-12. Officials said several factors played a role, but the organization's chief medical officer cited concerns about head injuries as probably "the No. 1 one cause."

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2013
  11. New York Jets unsung hero Nick Folk good as gold

    Ian O'Connor

    Kicker Nick Folk, Gang Green's MVP, booted the Jets to a victory ... again.

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2013
  12. Alabama's success begs duplication

    Alex Scarborough

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Football is a game of imitation. Coaches beg, borrow and steal from one another. In the fraternity, it's a matter of good form, if not outright flattery. Glenn Scobey "Pop" Warner had no idea his Single-wing look would become t...

    Blog | March 27, 2013
  13. Neuropsychological testing for concussions might not be panacea

    Peter Keating

    ImPACT sells tests and training to pro teams, colleges, high schools and sports medicine centers, but some question whether the program actually works.

    Story | Conversation | August 23, 2012
  14. Pop Warner's rules limiting contact in practice show football is ...

    Gregg Easterbrook

    TMQ says football is finally taking head injuries seriously by limiting practice contact at youth levels

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2012
  15. Pop Warner toughens safety measures by limiting contact in practi...

    Tom Farrey

    Pop Warner will introduce new rules to limit contact drills to one-third of practice time, and ban full-speed head-on blocking and tackling drills in which players line up more than three yards apart.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2012
  16. NFL - Would you let your son play football?

    Ashley Fox

    After observing the game up close, this parent has decided there will be no football for her son, writes Ashley Fox.

    Story | Conversation | April 13, 2012