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This morning’s Austin American Statesman ran a great story entitled Kids and Sports: How much is too much? The premise of the article, which was written by a Dallas doctor,  is that kids and parents’ increasing focus on some sports is dangerous for our kids. There are a number of issues.  Kids now are much…

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A dozen former National Football League players have filed a personal injury suit against the NFL and others for allegedly overusing the painkiller Toradol.  The lawsuit alleges that teams and trainers were regularly dispensing the medication, which made it difficult to know when players had sustained serious injuries, including concussions.  The emphasis is on concussions and…

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In 2009, USC running back Stafon Johnson was working out at USC facilities trying to get ready for the upcoming NFL draft, when a bar carrying 275 pounds fell on his neck, almost killing him.  Johnson subsequently filed suit against USC and the USC strength and conditioning coach.  And the personal injury suit settled this week.…

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