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Concussion news worries parents

OTL survey finds 57 percent of parents less likely to allow kids to play football

Updated: August 26, 2012, 9:13 AM ET
By Paula Lavigne | ESPN.com

The concussions, violent hits seen on TV, lawsuits over health, and suicides among football players have taken their toll on parents, who see a connection between what's happening in the pros and the risks their children face on the field down the street, an "Outside the Lines" survey finds. About 57 percent of parents in an online public opinion survey of more than 1,000 people conducted by ESPN Research and the Global Strategy Group in early August said that recent stories about the ...

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