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NFL Passes New Helmet Hit Rule

To reduce head injuries, the NFL passed a new rule that “prohibits runners and defenders from lowering their heads and striking a forcible blow with the crown of their helmets,” writes the New York Times. Over the years, the NFL has been under serious fire for not doing enough to protect players from brain damage. 

 

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