Report: Concussion risk higher in H.S.
On Wednesday, a newly released NFL-funded report, comprised of medical experts brought together by the National Academy of Sciences found that the average high school player is nearly twice as likely to suffer a brain injury as a college player.
ESPN The Magazine senior writer Tom Farrey delves into the report in an ESPN.com entry today (CLICK HERE) and discussed the findings of the report in this segment (above).
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Scott Barboza joined ESPNBoston.com as a high schools editor/reporter in May 2010. He spent the previous three seasons working in the New England Patriots media relations department after a stint at the Taunton Daily Gazette, where he covered everything from Little League baseball to the Boston Red Sox. The Fall River native is a graduate of Emerson College. He can be reached at email@example.com.
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