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Helmet Maker Unveils Latest Safe Headgear for Youth Football

The company that produces the top-rated helmet for NFL players and introduced a youth version of the headgear is rolling out a version for flag football. Seattle-based VICIS already produces the helmet that rated best for three straight years at …

Risk Management Is Answer to Football’s Insurance Problem, Says Top Sports Broker

ESPN ran an in-depth report recently about insurers being unwilling to cover the National Football League (NFL) for general liability and workers’ compensation due to concerns over player concussions and traumatic brain injuries. According to the ESPN report, Pop Warner …

A Whole New Ballgame: Managing Risk for World Champion Houston Astros

Monica Rusch’s work was easier when the Houston Astros were losers. She was accustomed to worrying about fans being hit by balls, drunks getting too rowdy, players suffering injuries, thieves breaking into parked cars, slips and falls in the stands, …